July 24 8 a.m. Sundowner Way, Canyon Country. A 44-year-old man reported that someone broke into his garage through a locked side door. He said the thief stole his $150 GPS (global-positioning system) device from the glove box of his unlocked Saturn SUV. Deputies of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station noted in their report that they observed "pry marks on the door next to the (garage) door knob." July 25 12:10 a.m. Arch ...
The recent rash of valuable-metal thefts - including small amounts of platinum contained in more than a dozen recently stolen catalytic converters - has prompted local investigators to ferret out the people paying thieves for the stolen parts.
The office came to office-bound motorists Friday morning when a large filing cabinet ended up in the middle of the freeway. At about 9.30 a.m., a large filing cabinet fell onto the middle southbound lanes of Interstate 5, near the Highway 14 junction. Within about five minutes the cabinet was reported blocking the No. 4 lane. "We've had to deal with cattle, emus, and every major appliance you can name," said CHP Officer John Lutz, ...
State water officials have fined Whittaker Corp. $84,000 for allegedly contaminating the Santa Clara River during the cleanup of the Whittaker-Bermite site.
The Santa Clarita Valley would be split between two state Senate districts if the latest maps for California's electoral landscape stand.
Sheriff's deputies are looking for three men in a pickup truck who allegedly robbed a man in Canyon Country shortly before noon today. A man, whose age and identity have not yet been released, was reportedly robbed of his cell phone and wallet on Soledad Canyon Road a little east of Sierra Highway, said Sgt. Rich Nagler of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. The victim was not hurt and no weapon reported, he said. ...
County supervisors have unanimously approved an ordinance allowing animal-control officers greater latitude when it comes to determining whether a dog is vicious and whether it should be euthanized.
County officials have promised to take a second look at the fees they plan to charge a Castaic land developer for bridge building and road repairs in the area of Highway 126 and The Old Road.
Thieves stole at least 13 brass flower vases from graves at a local cemetery, a sheriff's investigator reports said Wednesday.
A train derailment in Littlerock Wednesday afternoon prompted the evacuation of some homes in the area of the sparsely populated desert community, but no one was injured and none of the cars leaked, officials said.
An out-of-work man has been arrested for burglary after he allegedly stole bags of toys, with a few of the stolen goods earmarked for resale, according to law enforcement officials.
A bill sponsored by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth aimed at preventing another corruption scandal like the one in the city of Bell has been signed by the governor.
A bill sponsored by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth aimed at preventing another corruption scandal like the one in the city of Bell has been signed by the governor. Assembly Bill 23, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday, promises to expose how much money California city council members are making in stipends. "This bill is part of a bipartisan package that has been working its way through the Legislature since the Bell city sandal broke last ...
To be or not to be ... the victims of theft. That is the question Shakespearean actors are asking themselves after thieves raided their park storage bin over the weekend. While thousands of dollars worth or lighting and sound equipment were left untouched, thieves made off with a box of wine, some chips and some cookies. "It was a great relief to see the big items still there," said David Ian Stears, director of the ...
As Washington politicians get ready to leave for summer vacation, city and Cemex officials wrangling over mining in Soledad Canyon have agreed to keep working toward a legislative solution - even if it takes all year - officials said Monday.
As a trauma surgeon at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, Ethiopia-born Dr. Gudata Hinika saves lives daily.
When it comes to playing in the mud, leave to a kid to get it done right.
The mother of a teenage boy missing for more than a week remains heartbroken as she awaits the outcome of an autopsy performed on the body of a man found burning Wednesday, she said.
A brush fire sandwiched between the southbound and northbound lanes of Interstate 5 burned about five acres before it was extinguished Sunday, a Los Angeles County Fire Department official said.
A Santa Clarita man was arrested this week on suspicion he concealed the whereabouts of a 17-year-old girl struggling with drug abuse, a local sheriff's deputy said Thursday.
SANTA CLARITA - The body of a man found burning near Castaic Lake on Wednesday remained unidentified Thursday, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office said.
SANTA CLARITA - A Newhall man who was ordered to stand trial for murder in the stabbing death of another Newhall man in 2012 pleaded not guilty to the felony charge this week, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has pleaded not guilty to charges of animal slaughter and cruelty a little over a year after he was sentenced on similar charges and dubbed the "Backyard Butcher."
SANTA CLARITA - A multi-vehicle crash on the southbound interchange between Highway 14 and Interstate 5 this morning prompted swift response from emergency crews.