Motorists northbound on Interstate 5 in the Newhall Pass were stopped for more than half an hour Monday afternoon as firefighters responded to a car fire sparked by a multi-vehicle crash near Calgrove Boulevard, emergency officials reported.
Fire broke out in an upstairs bedroom and quickly spread to the upper level of a house on Essex Place in Valencia on Monday, but no one was home at the time of the fire and there were no injuries, a Los Angeles County Fire Department official said.
Almost half of the $225,000 pollution fine levied against the local sanitation district last fall is earmarked to pay for retrofitting Santa Clarita parking lots with permeable pavement as a way of saving water, The Signal has learned.
After 48 hours and 100 scorched acres near Castaic Lake, the Bee Fire has been extinguished, a spokesman for the Angeles National Forest said.
A Burbank man charged with two counts of murder in the wrong-way crash that killed two people last month hobbled into court on crutches Thursday and pleaded not guilty to the charges, a Los Angeles County District Attorney prosecutor said.
A local flag football coach was sentenced to 10 days in Los Angeles County jail Thursday after pleading no contest to battery of a sports official, in this case a 17-year-old teen referee, court officials said.
Cole Hartman, the 8-year-old boy who died after being found face-down and submerged in a water-filled washing machine, was remembered Thursday as a "beautiful, sweet boy" by friends now organizing fundraisers for his grieving family.
Two people were injured and taken to the hospital this morning after an RV left the northbound lanes of Highway 14 and destroyed 50 feet of guardrail near Agua Dulce, emergency crew officials said.
A 21-year-old Santa Clarita man charged with reckless driving on suspicion of speeding close to 100 mph through Saugus pleaded no contest Wednesday to a reduced charge of driving at speeds exceeding 65 mph, an infraction.
A motorcyclist seriously hurt in a crash Sunday morning in the Santa Clarita Valley remained in the hospital Wednesday recovering from his injuries, an official said.
State water regulators who have ordered the Santa Clarita Valley to meet strict chloride levels find valley residents difficult to work with and are considering more fines and stronger punishment, a representative told a group of business leaders this week.
Homicide detectives probing the death of an 8-year-old Castaic boy found face-down and submerged in a water-filled washing machine are "re-interviewing" family members and analyzing the 911 call, said one of three investigators assigned to the case.
A suspected car thief led sheriff's deputies on a pursuit that began in Palmdale this morning and ended with the suspect spinning out and driving the wrong way into oncoming pursuers near Acton, injuring one deputy, a deputy with the Palmdale Sheriff's Station said.
A 46-year-old Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer was injured in a collision with a vehicle today in the Santa Clarita Valley while he was headed to work on Highway 14, an investigator said.
They came ready for the beach in their "surf theme" T-shirts and short pants, ready to pursue a longer-lived American cultural event than surfing - square dancing.
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.