A civil lawsuit filed against a prominent music producer accused of sexually assaulting a woman in his Newhall home is an attempt at extortion, the producer's lawyer said this week.
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Investigators are trying to identify several children who were videotaped by a Canyon Country man arrested last month after allegedly taping a 12-year-old boy inside a College of the Canyons bathroom.
A suspected drug dealer and mother of four children was arrested in Canyon Country after deputies found she allegedly had hidden six bags of heroin inside her 14-year-old son's pants, authorities said Tuesday.
Several grief counselors and psychologists were sent to Vasquez High School on Monday to console friends of a 15-year-old student who was struck and killed by a car on Highway 14 early Sunday, district officials said.
Santa Clarita employers shed about 400 jobs in March, due in part to the closure of large book and video stores, officials said Friday.
SAN FERNANDO - The alleged drunken driver accused of striking and killing a bicyclist with his truck in July 2009 pleaded with deputies to shoot him after he was arrested at gunpoint 15 miles north of the fatal crash on Bouquet Canyon Road, a deputy testified in a San Fernando courtroom Friday.
Three drivers were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Thursday night during a DUI checkpoint in Santa Clarita.
SAN FERNANDO - Members of the bicycle group who were struck by an alleged drunken driver in July 2009 testified about the gruesome collision Thursday, and described the twists of fate that brought them there that day.
SAN FERNANDO - The man accused of murder for a July 2009 drunken-driving crash that left a bicyclist dead and several others injured had run several motorists off the road and swerved in and out of oncoming traffic moments before the fatal crash, witnesses testified in San Fernando Superior Court on Wednesday.
A Santa Clarita-based nonprofit group is now handling community-service programs ordered at Newhall Superior Court, officials said Tuesday.
A lawyer representing the woman who claims she was raped by a music producer in his Newhall home in January said Monday that several women have claimed similar sexual assaults in other states since a civil lawsuit was filed earlier this month.
A Valencia man was in jail Monday after a high-speed pursuit Saturday, during which he allegedly dragged a California Highway Patrol officer with a rented truck in Newhall, according to CHP officials.
When lawmakers last drew new district lines after the 2000 Census, they divided the Santa Clarita Valley between two state Senate districts, confusing voters - as evidenced by the recent state Senate special election - and weakening SCV residents' influence in Sacramento.
Detectives arrested two Canyon Country men suspected of beating a mother and her son with a pair of baseball bats near an apartment complex on Soledad Canyon Road earlier this week, authorities said Thursday.