| Dec 30, 2010
| 11:22 AM
PALMDALE, Calif. ( KTLA) -- A 50-year-old man who authorities say had a makeshift bed in his car has been arrested for allegedly trying to kidnap and molest a 15-year-old girl in Palmdale.
Tracy Jones, of Apple Valley, has been charged with attempted...
| Jul 23, 2010
| 6:24 PM
RIVERSIDE -- California Youth Authority's oldest inmate, 38 year-old Donald Schmidt, is set to be released from custody 23 year after being convicted in the rape and murder of a 3-year old girl.
Schmidt, who sodomized a 3-year-old girl and drowned her in...
| Jul 30, 2010
| 4:18 PM
PALMDALE -- Some 2,000 homes were evacuated as a result of the 'Crown Fire' that is burning out of control west of Palmdale in northern Los Angeles County.
As of Friday morning, all evacuation orders have been lifted.
Rancho Vista residents have been...
| Jul 30, 2010
| 8:49 AM
Three wildfires broke out in northern Los Angeles County on Thursday, the worst of which was threatening at least 1,500 homes in Leona Valley, near Palmdale.
Some structures have been lost to the so-called Crown fire, officials said, but they will not be...
| Jul 30, 2010
| 11:16 AM
Firefighters are making an aggressive air attack against a large brush fire burning west of Palmdale that's threatening the power supply to all of Southern California.
The "Crown Fire" near the 14 Freeway in Agua Dulce has chewed through more than 8,...
| Aug 3, 2010
| 11:56 AM
Authorities say they have arrested a teenager in the stabbing death of an 11-year-old girl and the wounding of a 14-year-old girl in the Mojave Desert town of Palmdale.
The stabbing was reported around 7:40 a.m. Tuesday in the 10300 block of Avenue R...
| Aug 21, 2010
| 7:23 AM
VALYERMO -- Fire crews have fully contained a 110 acre wildfire that forced home evacuations of an Angeles National Forest community, officials said.
U.S. Forest Service spokesman Robert Brady says the blaze that erupted Friday near the unincorporated...
| Aug 28, 2010
More than 100 Burbank residents and elected officials packed a community meeting on Wednesday in which representatives for the California High-Speed Rail Authority gave an update on where the massive project is at.
Out of the three community open houses...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 6:03 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Southern California was expected to endure another round of wet weather Wednesday after a storm system brought a mix of rain, hail and thunderstorms to parts of the region.
Thunderstorms in the Santa Clarita and Antelope Valleys...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 5:40 PM
ACTON, Calif. (KTLA) -- Fire crews have fully contained a 100-acre brush fire near Hubbard Road and Escondido Canyon Road in Acton.
The fire erupted just after 11:00 a.m. Thursday in a sparsely populated area and burned about 52 acres.
It destroyed a...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 4:25 PM
PALMDALE (KTLA) -- A man was shot to death in his front yard Friday night after talking to a friend on the phone about an angry man outside his upper-class home.
Richard McCray, Jr. was shot about 10:30 p.m. in the 37300 block of Laramie Street....
| Jun 14, 2011
| 6:02 AM
PALMDALE, Calif. (KTLA) -- Actor and comedian Katt Williams will be in court Tuesday, after being arrested in a standoff with a tractor driver at a home in Palmdale.
Williams was arrested Saturday afternoon for felony intimidating a witness.