| Aug 27, 2010
| 12:45 AM
STEUBEN COUNTY, UPSTATE N.Y. - A rape suspect wanted on a $10 million warrant in California was arrested in an upstate New York town after hitching a ride with a truck driver he had befriended in the Southwest, authorities said Friday.
U.S. marshals in...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 11:37 AM
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. ( KTLA) -- A small earthquake rattled the Simi Valley area Tuesday morning.
The 3.6 magnitude quake struck at 12:36 a.m., about four miles west of the Castaic Lake Dam, the U.S,. Geological Survey said.
The earthquake was felt in...
| May 25, 2011
| 5:40 AM
CASTAIC, Calif. (KTLA) -- It was a tight squeeze for drivers on the 5 Freeway in Castaic Wednesday morning after a big rig hauling grapefruits overturned, spilling fruit onto the roadway.
The accident was reported just before 2 a.m. at Parker Road....
| Jul 23, 2009
| 6:48 AM
SANTA CLARITA -- Gidget the Chihuahua, the star of the 1990's Taco Bell ad campaign, has died at the age of 15.
Her owner, Karin McElhatton, says Gidget suffered a massive stroke late Tuesday night at her home in Santa Clarita and had to be euthanized....
| Jul 18, 2009
Fire officials say a 55-acre wildfire in northern Los Angeles County has been fully contained. County Fire Dispatcher Brendan Peart says the Castaic-area blaze was 100 percent surrounded early Saturday.
No structures burned and no injuries have been...
| Jul 14, 2009
| 9:38 AM
NEAR PYRAMID LAKE -- A wildfire burning near Interstate 5 in Castaic is expected to be fully contained by 6 p.m. today.
The blaze, dubbed the "Osito Fire," was reported at around 12:45 p.m. Monday and was 65 percent contained, a U.S. Forest Service...
| Jul 2, 2009
| 7:15 AM
CASTAIC -- A suspicious fire that charred some 75 acres and forced the closure of northbound Interstate 5 near Castaic is fully contained.
The fire was reported in the Angeles National Forest just before 5:00 p.m. Wednesday in an area just east of the...
| Mar 1, 2010
| 6:02 PM
CASTAIC, Calif. -- An 11-year-old Castaic Middle School student says she has become part of an alarming new trend called "scooping," which involves inappropriate touching by fellow students.
Chris Dawson says he was "shocked" when his daughter told him...
| Sep 16, 2009
| 6:41 AM
NORTH HILLS -- A high speed police chase that began east of downtown Los Angeles Tuesday ended with police taking a suspect into custody on the southbound San Diego (405) Freeway in North Hills.
The chase involving a stolen blue Honda Fit began around 6:...
| Jan 23, 2010
| 9:54 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The City of Los Angeles has officially lifted evacuation orders for residents of many burn areas, allowing hundreds of people to return home.
As of 5:00 p.m. Friday, many evacuation orders were lifted, including all orders in Glendale...
| Dec 30, 2009
The number of farmers markets in Los Angeles County has more than doubled over the last decade, from 53 to 129, and many of the venues are new, small and operated by neophytes. Such is the case with the Los Feliz farmers market, which was started five...