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.
Three men identified by prosecutors as Rollin 40s Crips gang members scheduled for trial on bank robbery charges appeared in San Fernando Superior Court Tuesday for a pre-trial hearing, a court clerk said.
SANTA CLARITA - One of two men sought in last week's stabbing of a Newhall man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, and the other is expected to be arrested soon, a sheriff's detective said Monday.
A Saugus man arrested for stealing from woman after romancing them online pleaded no contest to a reduced charge Monday and was sentenced to two years in state prison.
SANTA CLARITA - A Los Angeles Police Department officer who lives in Stevenson Ranch has been charged with assaulting a member of his family, arrest and booking documents show.
A Hart High School freshman was taken to the hospital this morning after she was struck by a car in front of Hart High School, but her injuries are not serious, a spokeswoman for the William S. Hart Union High School District said.
Searchers looking for a 19-year-old Orange County man now missing for more than three weeks plan to search the San Fernando Valley Monday, a search coordinator said.
Thousands of people flocked to the 69th Annual Barbecue at Our Lady of Perpetual Help this past weekend sampling tasty food, colorful dance and fast rides.
A Castaic man accused of spearing his pet dog and cat is back in jail after he failed to appear in court as promised, court officials said.
A "scratched" hiker lost in the woods of the Angeles National Forest since Sunday is recovering in the hospital thanks to the heroic efforts of three hikers including a husband and wife who heard his cries for help, said the man's rescuer. When the hikers heard the man's desperate cries one of them - Tyler Knapp - hiked down a waterfall to rescue him. The man, whose identity has not been released, was airlifted to ...
SANTA CLARITA - There were peace symbols. There were tie-dyed clothes. There were love beads, sandals and plenty of music at the swinging seniors Sixties Concert and Dance Wednesday - just no drummer.
SANTA CLARITA - Justice is expected to move slowly for two young local men accused of being "street racers" and charged with murder in the traffic death of Dakota DeMott and, as a result, the case has been transferred downtown to a courtroom in Los Angeles, court officials said.
SANTA CLARITA - A 20-year-old Valencia man was arraigned Wednesday on charges he was under the influence of alcohol when he drove a car that crashed while towing his 19-year-old friend on a skateboard, a court bailiff said.
SANTA CLARITA - Relatives of a missing Burbank man whose car was found Sunday in a remote section of the Angeles National Forest will have to wait about two months to find out if the bones found next to the crash site belonged to their loved one.
SANTA CLARITA - A man and a woman found sleeping in a stolen van were arrested at gunpoint in Stevenson Ranch on Tuesday, a sergeant said.
SANTA CLARITA - The body of a Castaic woman who went missing last month has been found in the desert near California City, a spokeswoman for the Kern County coroner's office said Monday.