The sun had risen just a few hours earlier over Forward Operating Base Frontenac in Afghanistan on March 19 when the American troops began cleaning their weapons.
A memorial fund was set up Thursday for the family of a good Samaritan shot and killed Monday after he stepped up to help a robbery victim.
SAN FERNANDO - A Canyon Country man entered a plea of not guilty Thursday to manslaughter charges in connection with the death of his girlfriend, Rosemary Flynn.
The recent police dragnet for shooting suspects inside a Canyon Country condominium complex came as no surprise to some residents, who complain that crime has become a daily fixture there.
San Fernando Valley businessman Edward Headington announced Wednesday he is running for the Democratic nomination for the 38th Assembly District.
County planners have approved the building of two swimming pools and a spa as part of a recreation area off Plum Canyon Road northwest of Heller Circle.
County fire officials received a $21,000 boost in funding from federal agencies this week.
County officials Wednesday identified the woman killed in a single-car crash into a pole on Plum Canyon Road last weekend.
Homicide detectives have arrested a 17-year-old boy and charged him with murder in connection with Monday's fatal shooting in Canyon Country, according to a statement released today.
High winds are suspected of ripping a light standard from its mooring today on Haskell Canyon Road, prompting deputies to divert traffic as the pole leaned precariously.
Marcelino Ortiz gripped the handles of his wheeled walker as he reflected on time spent recently with his best friend "Alex," who was shot and killed Monday while trying to help someone else.
One gunman was still being sought Tuesday in a double shooting in Canyon Country, and two other suspects - both minors - were in custody following an apparent robbery turned murder, a homicide lieutenant said.
Homicide detectives today are looking for a young black man suspected of shooting two men in Canyon County on Monday that left one person dead and another wounded.
The first ever Day of the Dead celebration at Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary on Sunday was a successful, albeit subdued, affair, organizers and attendees said.
It's scary how a simple attraction like the "haunted" rendering of the local jail could remain a hugely popular Santa Clarita Valley tradition after more than two decades.
Environmentalists opposed to Newhall Ranch, along with the developer expected to start building it, presented arguments Wednesday for and against the 21,000-home development west of Interstate 5 along Highway 126.
A motorcyclist who suffered serious injuries following a traffic collision on Interstate 5 this morning was reported in stable condition at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, a hospital spokeswoman said before noon.
VAN NUYS - A former Saugus High School student was ordered to stand trial Tuesday on a charge of murder in the shooting death of her mother a year ago.
A Canyon Country man found guilty of driving the wrong way on the Highway 14 freeway last summer, injuring 13 people, has been ordered to pay his victims more than $165,000 in restitution, a District Attorney's spokesman said Tuesday.
Facing a worsening drought statewide, Santa Clarita Valley water officials called on local residents Tuesday to conserve water, unveiling the first phase of a drought action plan.
SANTA CLARITA - Friends and fans of local motorcycle racer Tommy Aquino are mourning him on Facebook today after the young competitor was killed in a crash in Piru Sunday.
State water officials have turned off the tap that supplies half of Santa Clarita Valley's water as California's dry fall and early winter slides into a dry late winter with no sign of relief.
A 33-year-old woman who assaulted a worker at the Santa Clarita Valley homeless shelter the day after Christmas has been sentenced to 15 days in jail and three years probation, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said Monday.
SANTA CLARITA - A Castaic man who pleaded no contest to charges of attempted kidnapping and stalking in connection with a plot four months ago to kidnap his child has been sentenced to more than three years in state prison, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
SANTA CLARITA - Time Warner Cable officials offered an apology Monday for the blackout that cut off Sunday's Super Bowl telecast for customers in Southern California, including the Santa Clarita Valley.
For one local couple, Super Bowl Sunday meant having a whole movie theatre to themselves.
A man killed during a deputy-involved shooting in Canyon Country Thursday night has been identified as 47-year-old Steven Burke Pettersen of Canyon Country, according to a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Coroner's Department.
For more than 100 years, people have been drilling holes in the Santa Clarita Valley.
A 2-year-old Castaic girl missing since November - and her father now charged with parental abduction - were living in a Louisiana mobile home park inside a newly purchased RV when a sheriff's deputy found them Wednesday during a routine traffic stop, a sheriff's spokesman said.
A preliminary hearing has been set for two Palmdale men arrested in connection with two robberies and an attempted robbery, said a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.