LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles County leaders have chosen a temporary replacement for Sheriff Lee Baca.
A race to represent portions of the Santa Clarita Valley in the state Legislature got a little more crowded recently with a third candidate, Suzette Martinez, officially announcing her intent to run in the 36th Assembly District as a Republican.
A woman dubbed the "Blond Scammer" and convicted of identity theft earlier this month for a crime committed in the Santa Clarita Valley a year ago failed to appear in court on a similar charge in Ventura, a court clerk said.
A gravel truck spilled its load of gravel Tuesday morning, prompting lane closures and a traffic backup in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
A preliminary hearing has been set for a man and a woman each charged with attempted murder in the September stabbing of a Newhall man, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
Closing arguments are expected today in the case involving three men identified by prosecutors as Rollin 40s Crips gang members accused of robbing a Bank of America in Canyon Country a little more than a year ago.
They jumped, they swayed, they danced, they yelled - all in an effort to raise money so that they can jump, and sway, and dance and yell competitively.
A man and a woman charged with attempted murder in connection with a knife attack during a robbery two weeks ago have been charged with six other robberies that occurred last month, according to a copy of a criminal complaint filed Monday by prosecutors with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office
Acts of vandalism and a fire believed to be deliberately set at Castaic Middle School over the weekend are currently being investigated by local sheriff's detectives, school and sheriff officials said.
A sobriety checkpoint set up in Canyon Country by the California Highway Patrol Friday night resulted in one arrest and four misdemeanor citations, a CHP spokesman said.
At 275 mph, the captain starts to feel sensory overload.
Local sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who allegedly punched a woman, pulled her by the hair, "stomped" on her and threw her dog, according to a report filed by the deputy who responded to the attack.
They roared with excitement at the race track Sunday as scores of young drivers competed for trophies.
Who will be the next Bill Gates or Steve Jobs? If you judge by who has the most interest in starting a new business, a new Gallup poll suggests it may likely be a minority.
Dozens of parents, their children in tow, turned out Saturday at Valencia United Methodist Church for a community open house meant to spotlight the preschool services available to families in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Local environmentalists attending a public meeting Thursday on the proposed cleanup of contaminated groundwater on Whittaker-Bermite called the meeting "premature," citing the exclusion of state mandated environmental documents.
Bike To Work Day is pretty straight forward. I get it.
The annual College of the Canyons Women's Conference returns this summer with a lineup of inspiring presenters and empowering breakout sessions designed to help attendees reach beyond the barriers faced throughout their lives and achieve their dreams.
Local sheriff's deputies conducting an early morning probation/parole sweep Thursday arrested two men at two of four locations, a deputy involved in the sweep said.
A Canyon Country man pleaded guilty Thursday for his role in a $2.39 million consumer protection case involving the buying and selling of gold coins and bullion, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY - AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA TO IMPACT LOCAL ROADS ON MAY 16 & 17 (FRI & SAT)
Special Closure Note – Memorial Day Weekend: To assist motorists in reaching their destinations as quickly and easily as possible over Memorial Day weekend, four lanes of southbound I-5 will be OPEN from May 23, 2014, at 5 a.m. through May 27, 2014, at 5 a.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki says he is "as mad as hell" over allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths at a Phoenix veterans hospital.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Amy Miner says her late husband's fight did not end when he left the war.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) - Nine wildfires covering more than 14 square miles scorched San Diego County on Wednesday, forcing thousands to flee their homes and prompting the closures of a college campus and Legoland California. No major injuries were reported.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A bill to make California the first in the nation to impose a statewide ban on plastic bags at certain retailers passed a key legislative committee on Wednesday, but the legislation faces staunch opposition from bag manufacturers working to stem a flood of local bans meant to end clutter in landfills and beaches.
A shoplifter who grappled with a security guard at a Santa Clarita clothing store Wednesday got away with about $50 worth of merchandise, sheriff's officials said.
Los Angeles County fire officials upped firefighter staffing countywide and extended a fire danger warning into Thursday, preparing for the crescendo of the current Southern California heat wave.
A trial is scheduled to begin in June in the case of a lawsuit against the Santa Clarita Community College District alleging violations of the California Voting Rights Act.
A shuffling of Santa Clarita City Council committee assignments as a result of a newly elected councilman resulted in some hurt feelings at Tuesday night's meeting.