SOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) - Former NBA star Jayson Williams was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for fatally shooting a hired limo driver in 2002, ending an eight-year legal odyssey by tearfully apologizing to the victim's family. He will be eligible for parole in 18 months. Williams, avoiding a retrial on a reckless manslaughter count that deadlocked the jury at his 2004 trial, pleaded guilty last month to aggravated assault in the death of ...
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The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether Los Angeles County must pay damages to a Valencia, Calif. couple listed as child abusers even though they were declared innocent years ago.
Today's economic turmoil has shown a need to create a guaranteed steady stream of income in retirement. Annuities are beginning to gain some popularity among consumers and formerly skeptical financial professionals.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon could have reached across the aisle and made his first women's conference a truly excellent nonpartisan event, but his choice of keynote speakers made it clear who he represents.
Mitchell Community School students held a shoe drive the week of Jan. 25 for the victims of Haiti's devastating earthquake. Mitchell parent Raelene Rodi coordinated the event with Souls4Soles and Sport Chalet. That weekend, about 450 pairs of shoes were shipped to Haiti. The Student Council and PTA were amazed by the response from the community. Principal Roni Andrus said, "As you can see there was an extraordinary turnout of support for people in need, ...
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First Place In order to be a good citizen, you have to make good examples and choices. If you have a brother, sister or friends, talk to them about the environment and how to make it a better place for everybody, because you never know when your friends or siblings look up to you. If you are at school or at home, remember to recycle scraps of paper and empty plastic bottles because every little ...
Hundreds of children and families descended on Highlands Elementary for the school's first Cupid's Ball on Feb. 11.
Legacy Christian Academy hosted its 14th annual father-daughter dance on Feb. 6. The dance is a celebration focusing on the all important relationship between father and daughter. The purpose of the dance is to encourage all dads to spend a special evening with their daughters and illustrate the importance of them having strong, healthy relationships in the future. More than 130 couples take part in the dance every year.
Old Orchard Elementary School's Parent Teacher Student Association presented a performance by Chinese acrobats in celebration of the Chinese New Year on Friday night.
On Jan. 29, you reported about President's Obama's criticism of the high court ("Justice disparages Obama's U.S. high court criticism") in its ruling allowing corporations to contribute to political campaigns.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - The United States won only one medal at the Vancouver Olympics on Monday, yet there was some significance to it.
"Nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes." Despite Benjamin Franklin's drab depiction of taxation, the thought of filing your return should not be avoided or even feared.
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of columns from candidates in the 2010 Santa Clarita City Council race. David Gauny: Imperfect man vs. well-oiled machine Scott Wilk declared in his Jan. 29 column that he could "outperform Nostradamus" by predicting that all three City Council incumbents would be re-elected in 2010.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is expected to unveil its latest take on the iPhone Tuesday during an annual ritual that will probably cast a spotlight on the gadget maker's drive to regain market share and its sluggish pace of innovation.
I am noted for my exclamation marks in ending a sentence when I submit a letter to the editor to the SCV Signal, which seems to annoy some posters.
Today, President Obama will address the nation and try to convince a skeptical American public why it's important to take limited military action in Syria as retaliation for President Bashar al-Assad last month allowing chemical weapons to be used against civilians, killing nearly 1,500 people, including more than 400 children, with sarin gas.
Does any American believe that Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance, 28, should remain in a military prison for the next 20 years for "murder" after giving a legitimate order to his soldiers to fire at three Afghan men on motorcycles, killing two in the process?
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Juan Uribe homered in each of his first three trips to the plate, and the Los Angeles Dodgers connected six times Monday night in an 8-1 romp over the Arizona Diamondbacks that reduced their magic number for clinching the NL West title to eight.
For the third time in eight months, a man dubbed the "e-dater" for allegedly stealing from women he meets online and dupes into trusting him has been arrested, deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said Monday.
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NEW YORK (AP) - Hard to believe this is the same Rafael Nadal who was at home during the U.S. Open a year ago, nursing a bad left knee.
SANTA CLARITA - About a dozen searchers combed an area of Castaic Lake's shoreline Monday pinpointed by a psychic who said she had a vision of missing teen Bryce Laspisa related to that area.
SANTA CLARITA - A former Los Angeles Police Department officer who was arrested in May for molesting two young girls in his Castaic home has pleaded no contest to two felony charges and been sentenced to three years in state prison.
A 20-year-old man who led law-enforcement officers on a chase from Palmdale through the Santa Clarita Valley and into Simi Valley last July has pleaded no contest to carjacking, a District Attorney's office spokeswoman said Monday.
A Newhall man arrested in connection with the theft of a purse from a car parked at a Santa Clarita shopping center in June pleaded no contest Monday to one count of receiving known stolen property, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) - The sobbing wife of George Zimmerman called 911 Monday to report that her estranged husband was threatening her with a gun and had punched her father in the nose, but hours later decided not to press charges against the man acquitted of all charges for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin.
District Attorney Jackie Lacey said today that her office has completed evaluations of approximately 40 percent of the 1,078 cases filed in Los Angeles County under Proposition 36, California's recently revised Three Strikes Law.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles judge has denied a motion by former Dodgers CEO Jamie McCourt to throw out a $131 million divorce settlement she believes was invalid because she was misled about the team's value.