The U.S. Forest Service announced Thursday it will permit agency helicopters to attack wildfires at night in Southern California, a significant policy shift that follows complaints about its response to the deadly 2009 Station Fire.
A man is behind bars this morning at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station after allegedly pulling a knife on a commuter aboard a Metrolink train, a sergeant said.
In the shade of Agua Dulce's rustic landmark water tower near the town's long-standing hardware store is a monument of a different sort - a bench dedicated to the memory of Lori Lindlief on the anniversary of her death.
A controversial plan to use bacteria to remove harmful nitrates from groundwater in Acton was approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
Five people were taken to hospitals, two with critical injuries, when their SUV hit a guardrail near Gorman Tuesday and flipped on Interstate 5, a California Highway patrol spokesman said.
A bill drafted by Sen. Barbara Boxer and promising to solve the impasse between Cemex and the city of Santa Clarita could be heard by a Senate committee in Washington next month, proponents of the bill said Monday.
A motorcyclist suffered life-threatening injuries Monday afternoon following a crash on Interstate 5 near Gorman.
Thieves stole rent money from three Santa Clarita Valley residents in separate incidents last week, local sheriff's deputies report.
A Valencia mother of three is headed for her final contest as a reality TV star this week and a prize of $250,000.
An off-road enthusiast was airlifted by helicopter to the hospital Sunday after his quad went of the side off an embankment in Hungry Valley, a fire official said.
SAN FERNANDO - Three young men ordered to stand trial for the Halloween shooting of a Canyon Country man entered pleas of not guilty Thursday in San Fernando Superior Court.
A woman plunged 75 feet into a ravine near the Bouquet Reservoir early Wednesday but suffered no significant injuries, fire officials said.
After 10 days of searching, investigators with the county coroner's office have located the family of a man who hanged himself atop an utility pole in Newhall.
Two men identified as street racers were charged Wednesday with murder in connection with a fatal crash seven months ago that claimed the life of their friend, a 19-year-old Canyon Country man, a spokeswoman with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
A 16-year-old boy was in custody Tuesday facing a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon after a 14-year-old girl was allegedly threatened at knife point in Canyon Country, a local sheriff's official said.
A man arrested for parental abduction after he was found in Louisiana with his daughter, a 2-year-old Castaic girl missing for two months, is now serving a 92-day sentence in Los Angeles County jail, a D.A. spokesman said Tuesday.
The contents of a suspicious-looking package that included a "suicide vest" fastened with protruding wires was being studied Tuesday after a bomb scare that shut down a Valencia shopping center.
Sheriff's Department bomb squad deputies shut down a shopping center between Delmonte Drive and Valencia Boulevard near McBean Parkway Monday after they discovered two suspicious packages - one in a car parked at the center and another in a bush in the same parking lot - according to officials with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Members of the Castaic Union School District decided Monday night they need more information about by-district elections and California's Voting Rights Act before they discuss the possibility of changing the district's at-large election system.
Three burglars who tried to break into a Castaic home and then hid from sheriff's deputies in an empty Westridge hot tub and trash can were out of hot water with homeowners this week.
One of the three robbery suspects arrested in a series of Canyon Country bike path crimes had been previously sentenced to half a year in county jail and was out on parole, a spokesman said Monday.
They just don't make 'em like they used to.
An 18-year-old man who just graduated from Valencia High School died Wednesday following a two-car collision on San Francisquito Canyon Road, authorities said Thursday.
From the time he held a 3-inch toy version of the Batmobile in his tiny hands as a kid, Ernie Lepore knew he had to own and drive a Batmobile replica.
Two people were injured and taken to the hospital Wednesday following a two-car crash on San Francisquito Canyon Road, according to inspectors with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
While beer brewed with local water may turn out a little funky due to miniscule amounts of metal, the drinking water in the Santa Clarita Valley is safe, clean and problem-free, according to a California Department of Public Health report released Wednesday.
A woman and two men have been arrested on suspicion of manufacturing "honey oil" - a potent form of hash oil - at a Canyon Country residence, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station official said Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Internal Affairs lieutenant testified Tuesday he ran a separate investigation that focused on an FBI agent while the FBI conducted its civil rights probe at Men's Central Jail in 2011.
The prime suspect in the near-fatal stabbing of a local man 16 years ago has been added to the FBI's fugitive profile website, a spokeswoman for the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Monday.
Investigators with the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office have identified the Sun Valley man killed last week after his big rig jack-knifed on Interstate 5 near Pyramid Lake.