There were some tense moments for a van-load of camp kids Wednesday when their vehicle ended up blocking two southbound lanes of Interstate 5 at afternoon rush hour. About 4:15 p.m., a white van transporting children from a camp became involved in a minor collision with another vehicle, officials reported. An ambulance was dispatched to the southbound lanes of I-5 near Pico Canyon Road, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. "It ...
A preliminary hearing date was set Wednesday for a local man accused of vehicular manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend last year. Bryon Jeffrey Murray, 29, was scheduled to appear in San Fernando Superior Court Aug. 24 in connection with the death of his girlfriend, Rosemary Flynn. Assistant District Attorney James R. Bozajian is expected to prosecute the Santa Clarita Valley man on two preliminary charges - involuntary manslaughter and vehicular manslaughter. His defense ...
Three women face burglary charges today following arrests made Tuesday night by deputies of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. The suspects, who were arrested separately and at different times, include two local women and an 18-year-old Sylmar woman, according to the sheriff's booking logs. The arrests were all made in a four-hour period between 5 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. The local suspects include a 53-year-old unemployed Valencia resident and a 38-year-old Canyon Country woman ...
A young woman studying to become a medical assistant is being called a hero today after coming to the aid of a shooting victim she found crawling on the ground on her way home from school.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon delivered a grim report on national deficit spending during a speech Tuesday to local business leaders.
An off-duty probationary sheriff's deputy who shot up a car at a fast-food place in Stevenson Ranch is an anomaly, Sheriff's Department officials said Tuesday, following the release of a departmental review.
A man was hospitalized Tuesday after being shot in Canyon Country Monday night in the area of Jakes Way.
A brush fire destroyed 10 power poles and burned 24 acres in the area of Pearblossom Highway and Sierra Highway on Monday night, but no structures were damaged. The fire, which began at about 5 p.m., was 100 percent contained by Tuesday morning, said a spokesman from the Los Angeles County Fire Department. There was no report of injury. Highway 14 commuters encountered some road closures Monday night, including the closure of 25th Street, an ...
As Bob Skerstonas stands over a white cross hammered into a roadside cluster of dusty flowers, a roaring 18-wheel truck sends sand over his cowboy boots.
An elderly married couple who were shot and killed Friday by a retired local dentist lived in an upscale Beverly Hills-area retirement hotel, The Signal has learned following the release Sunday of the couple's identities.
Deputies were searching Monday for a man who attempted to break into a woman's Canyon Country home Sunday night and, when confronted by the homeowner, told her he was an air conditioning repair man. The woman reported she heard someone jiggling her front door shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday and, thinking it was her daughter returning home, didn't bother to get out of bed, a Sheriff's Department report said. She then heard a loud banging ...
Homeward-bound commuters heading for the Antelope Valley today might want to consider alternate routes to Highway 14 as emergency crews deal with a small but stubborn brush fire. "We're hearing about closures on Pearblossom Highway," Officer Raymond Lopez of the California Highway Patrol station in Antelope Valley said about 5:40 p.m. "It's all just happening, but we're hearing about closures on 25th Street and some streets leading to the (Highway) 14," he said. Shortly after ...
Sheriff's deputies are looking into the suspected drowning death of a Los Angeles man whose body was found in the deep end of a swimming pool in Valencia on Friday. Emergency crews were notified of a suspected drowning at a pool inside the Santa Fe condominium complex on Del Monte Drive, east of McBean Parkway, shortly after 11 a.m. Investigators were not sure if the man died of a heart attack or from drowning, said ...
A retired local dentist returned from an assisted living home in Los Angeles with his wife's aging parents, pulled in the driveway of his Bridgeport home and shot both in-laws as they sat in the car, then shot himself, according to a homicide detective detailing the double-murder-suicide in Valencia on Friday.
The young man arrested in Castaic in connection with Wednesday's four-hour standoff with local sheriff's deputies had been arrested on drug charges last month, and the month before that, records indicate.
After years of wrangling over the best way to reduce the amount of chloride ending up in the Santa Clara River, local water experts, environmentalists, as well as business and civic leaders rallied behind a plan Monday to bury salty compound deep beneath the Santa Clarita Valley.
A woman and a toddler were removed from a damaged SUV and taken to the hospital today following a traffic collision in Valencia, according to sheriff's deputies and fire officials.
The annual Haunted Jailhouse event hosted by the Santa Clarita Valley's Sheriff's Station is a scary affair but, as hundreds proved Sunday, it's also fun, energetic and for at last one high-ranking officer assigned to the dunk tank - wet.
Scores of people turned out for the annual Run Against Hunger 5K Run/Walk in Newhall Sunday morning, raising money for the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry.
Parents of Daniel Pearl revealed a "quirky" side of the journalist in happier days before he was killed by terrorists 11 years ago.
SANTA CLARITA - Two men have been arrested in connection with two recent robberies and an attempted robbery, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man convicted last year of animal cruelty and dubbed the "Backyard Butcher" has been found guilty of the same offense and sentenced to three years in state prison, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
SANTA CLARITA - Retired California Highway Patrol Commissioner Harold Sullivan celebrated his 101st birthday Thursday with his pals and peers at the CHP's Newhall Station.
The manhunt for a suspected kidnapper wanted in the abduction of a woman in the Santa Clarita Valley culminated Wednesday morning with deputies finding the victim in Sunland.
SANTA CLARITA - A woman was taken to the hospital Wednesday with injuries suffered in a Newhall traffic collision involving a motorcycle and minivan, fire and sheriff's officials said.
A local sheriff's deputy responding to a burglary call was injured in a single-vehicle crash in front of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia.
SANTA CLARITA - A woman was taken to the hospital from a house fire near Friendly Valley on Tuesday morning, officials said.
SANTA CLARITA - The lawyer for a local group wanting affordable clean water has accused sanitation officials of shortchanging the public on recommending ways to reduce chloride contamination in the Santa Clara River.
Local sanitation officials unveiled their plan Monday for reducing chloride ending up in the Santa Clara River, explaining its effectiveness to a skeptical and suspicious audience.
SANTA CLARITA - Coroner's investigators are waiting for a DNA sample to arrive from Guatemala before they can confirm the identity of a woman whose body was found dumped at the side of San Francisquito Canyon Road six months ago, a coroner's spokesman said.