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.
No criminal charges are expected in a single-car crash last May that left five teenage girls injured, one seriously, according to a traffic collision investigator with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
As the cleanup of nearly 1,000 acres of contaminated soil and the air above it continues in the heart of the Santa Clarita Valley, with much of the cleansing infrastructure in place, crews are now poised to implement its water decontamination plan.
Editor's note: This version corrects the previous, which incorrectly stated the agency to which he referred in his "cheap shot" quote.
A Newhall eye doctor never saw it coming.
Deputies carried out a sweep of four local tobacco stores this week, looking for sales of synthetic marijuana compounds commonly called "bath salts" or "spice," a Santa Claita Valley Sheriff's Station deputy said Wednesday.
State inspectors returned to Six Flags Magic Mountain Wednesday as they continued their assessment of the Ninja roller coaster ride derailed Monday by a falling tree.
A Santa Clarita Valley bank employee has been arrested on suspicion of using bank information to steal thousands of dollars from customers, a sheriff's deputy said Wednesday.
A woman found a box marked "explosives" in a storage unit and took it to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Wednesday, prompting a swift response by sheriff's bomb squad detectives.
The "grease police" are helping Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies catch cooking oil thieves who made off with 100 gallons of the stuff from a fast-food restaurant in Canyon Country, a spokesman for the specialized investigative unit said Tuesday.
A state public safety agency wants to know what made a tree fall on the Ninja roller coaster ride at Six Flags Magic Mountain, derailing the first car and injuring two occupants.
Sandra E. Silva, who was selected in March to replace Jim Ventress and head up the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley, has resigned the position, club officials announced Tuesday.
Two young men sitting in the first car of the Ninja roller coaster were hurt in an accident at Six Flags Magic Mountain late Monday afternoon, which stranded 22 people on the thrill ride for more than two and a half hours, according to park and fire officials.
Local sheriff's deputies investigating recent robberies reported on bike paths in Canyon Country have arrested another man and another juvenile bringing the number of people arrested in the crackdown to six, said the detective heading the investigation.
A 22-year-old man arrested in connection with a burglary at a store that sells Airsoft guns was also arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly shooting a man with such a gun earlier the same night, according to sheriff and court records.
Attention, drought-conscious ratepayers: local water wholesalers want to buy your lawn.