The 48 hours leading up to the Oct. 31 shooting of a good Samaritan were punctuated by other crimes involving guns and at least one other shooting, all allegedly at the hands of the Halloween shooter, prosecuting documents say.
A federal ban on earmarks is needed to ensure responsible spending, Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon says, but the current congressional rules limiting spending for specific projects need to be tailored so worthy goals such as stopping the Cemex mine can be realized.
Jon Hatami, the latest contender for a seat on the Santa Clarita City Council, considers himself a moderate Republican who thinks outside the box.
What began as a Thanksgiving Day dinner shared by neighbors at the back of a bike shop is now an annual growing tradition in Newhall.
Celebrating Thanksgiving Day at the age of 102, Joe Mageno has a lot for which he is thankful.
An assistant football coach at Hart High School recently arrested on suspicion of a felony sex charge now faces two additional sex charges in the same case, court documents show.
Just 13 minutes after local sheriff's deputies issued a public plea to help find a gunman considered dangerous, they found their wanted man today.
Impaired-driving arrests continue to account for about half the arrests made in the Santa Clarita Valley, local law enforcement records indicate.
The redrawn electoral maps for state Assembly and Senate and for congressional districts have been certified, but a few challenges remain to the state's first citizens-drawn districts.
One morning, Congressman Elton Gallegly woke up in his Simi Valley home in his 24th Congressional District.
The local fight to curb drunken driving got a boost from the federal government this week with the announcement of grants aimed at pumping up sobriety checkpoints.
Sheriff's deputies are looking for a Hispanic man in his late 30s in connection with an attempted kidnapping in Canyon Country this morning.
A Lancaster man was taken to the hospital late Tuesday after a car reportedly ran into the back of a Caltrans truck assigned to "re-stripping" a portion of Highway 14 in the Newhall area, California Patrol Officers said.
The young woman sentenced in connection with the Independence Day traffic death of a Newhall mother of three won't be out of jail anytime soon, her lawyer says.
A motorcyclist hit another motorist and then crashed his bike after fleeing the scene Monday, then took off on foot into the Santa Clara River bed and eluded deputies.
A gravel truck spilled its load of gravel Tuesday morning, prompting lane closures and a traffic backup in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
A preliminary hearing has been set for a man and a woman each charged with attempted murder in the September stabbing of a Newhall man, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
Closing arguments are expected today in the case involving three men identified by prosecutors as Rollin 40s Crips gang members accused of robbing a Bank of America in Canyon Country a little more than a year ago.
They jumped, they swayed, they danced, they yelled - all in an effort to raise money so that they can jump, and sway, and dance and yell competitively.
A man and a woman charged with attempted murder in connection with a knife attack during a robbery two weeks ago have been charged with six other robberies that occurred last month, according to a copy of a criminal complaint filed Monday by prosecutors with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office
Acts of vandalism and a fire believed to be deliberately set at Castaic Middle School over the weekend are currently being investigated by local sheriff's detectives, school and sheriff officials said.
A sobriety checkpoint set up in Canyon Country by the California Highway Patrol Friday night resulted in one arrest and four misdemeanor citations, a CHP spokesman said.
Local sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who allegedly punched a woman, pulled her by the hair, "stomped" on her and threw her dog, according to a report filed by the deputy who responded to the attack.
They roared with excitement at the race track Sunday as scores of young drivers competed for trophies.
At first, it seemed someone may have confused the converted mailbox in front of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station with the Valencia Library book drop-off bin around the corner.
Diehard cyclist Mike Rose bicycled across America to see his cousin in the Santa Clarita Valley - and now that the visit's almost over he's going back home, cycling across America again.
The mother of a 2-year-old girl missing more than two months in an apparent abduction by the girl's father said she's worried new information about the case might prompt him to hurt her.
Children texting, "sexting" and otherwise communicating via handheld device should be encouraged to talk, listen and engage in face-to-face, real-time dialogue with their parents, a local psychotherapist said Wednesday.
A lunchroom full of Santa Clarita Valley movers and shakers heard why their fragile water-delivery system across the San Joaquin Delta is in need of urgent repair and that the best way to fix it is with the Bay Delta Conservation Plan.
Sports Medicine students at Valencia High School learned the true value of their life-saving course first-hand early this school year when they grabbed a defibrillator and saved the life of a fellow student.