Workers stealing, falsifying reports, soliciting prostitutes and accessing pornography on government laptops are just some of 118 substantiated cases of fraud county investigators uncovered in the last half of 2011.
Well, pardner, the 19th Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival is a wrap.
Six people were treated for a range of injuries suffered in a single-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon.
A peaceful sunny day fishing on Castaic Lake was a welcome respite for veterans all too familiar with life in the war zone.
The case of an 87-year-old Arleta man found dead next to his car off a remote Acton road last week is strikingly similar to that of an 88-year-old man who died after driving his car off a remote Castaic canyon road last fall.
A group protesting taxes on the eve of Tax Day brought out like-minded candidates Monday on the steps of Santa Clarita City Hall.
The body of an elderly man believed to be from Arleta was found next to an overturned car Monday on a remote canyon road near Acton.
Former Republican state assemblywoman and state senator Cathie Wright died Saturday.
A 26-year-old Canyon Country man is accused of unlawfully slaughtering animals for sale over a six-month period in connection with the recent rescue of 29 emaciated farm animals.
An investigation continued Monday into the operator of a Canyon Country ranch at which 29 emaciated farm animals were rescued Friday, officials said.
This boxer is a fighter - perhaps the toughest little fighter to emerge from Sunday's brush fire in Agua Dulce.
The body of a man found on the front lawn of a Newhall apartment complex Friday morning has been identified as 32-year-old William Gordon Donson, of Newhall.
AGUA DULCE - A brush fire that consumed eight acres near Highway 14 Sunday snarled northbound traffic all afternoon as emergency crews worked to contain it.
Close to 100 people every day, on average, are signing an online petition to stop Cemex mining in Soledad Canyon.
About 70,000 Santa Clarita Valley water users are expected to receive a notice from the Castaic Lake Water Agency that water from their taps was murkier than it was allowed to be in mid-March - but that "cloudy" water poses no health problems.
Local sheriff's deputies continue to probe a rash of "strong arm" purse-snatching robberies including the "knock down" of a woman in Canyon Country which brings the list of such cases locally to at least six in the last week, an average of about one a day.
A man who was robbed of his bicycle then beaten unconscious and left bleeding for more than two hours at a Valencia park was taken to a hospital Wednesday, The Signal has learned.
On the same day last month that state Attorney General Kamala D. Harris was announcing an initiative designed to stop criminals from re-offending, prosecutors were in Antelope Valley Superior Court for a pretrial hearing in a case filed against Yale Joseph Yurman, 70, a Valencia resident and three-time convicted sex offender.
In the short time Lance Holger Anderson lived at the Claudette Street condominium complex in Canyon Country those they met knew his life centered around his wife, Bertha.
SANTA CLARITA - The murder case of a Newhall man charged in the stabbing death of another Newhall man in 2012 is set to go before a jury in February, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said Thursday.
More than half a dozen people, including pastors of a Valencia church, have reached out to help a tiny Val Verde church after it was looted and trashed last weekend.
Los Angeles police say a 60-year-old man has been booked for investigation of murder in the shooting deaths of his dementia-stricken wife in Canyon Country and his sister, who was in a vegetative state at a nursing home in North Hills.
Lance Holger Anderson - the friendly quiet new 60-year-old neighbor who moved into the condominiums on Claudette Street less than half a year ago - delivered a Christmas tree to the woman who lives across from his condo, the woman told reporters Wednesday.
A 35-year-old woman in Newhall was pushed to the ground Wednesday morning by a purse-snatcher who ran with her purse to a waiting dark-colored sedan driven by a woman, a local sheriff's spokesman said.
SANTA CLARITA - A 16-year-old skateboarder was injured Tuesday and taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital after a collision with a car at a busy Canyon Country intersection.
Burglars looted and trashed a small church in Val Verde during the weekend, stealing its sound system and a modest offering, ripping up Bibles in an apparent frenzied search for valuables.
SANTA CLARITA - One woman was injured and taken to the hospital this morning following a four-car crash near the Valencia post office on McBean Parkway.
A multi-vehicle crash in Saugus Sunday morning ended with one of the vehicles flipped onto its roof.
Sheriff's Department officials called in deputies from throughout the county Sunday for the Paul Walker-Roger Rodas memorial, which drew some 6,000 to a business park in Valencia.
An estimated 6,000 people converged on Valencia Sunday for a memorial to "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas, jamming traffic around the crash site where the two men died more than a week ago.