SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Monday released five annual criminal justice reports that show violent crime overall up by 1.5 percent and property crime down by 2.1 percent statewide over 2016.
The reports, as well as raw data supporting each report, can be accessed via the...
Homicide investigators from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are dedicated to solving murders and putting suspects behind bars.
Their tireless efforts paid-off this morning when they arrested two men suspected in the murder of a Palmdale resident, Vincent Roper.
The incident began Friday,...
A suspect has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of an unidentified man whose body was found in the 23600 block of Via Valer in Valencia Sunday afternoon, according to officials.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances...
Homicide detectives and Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner personnel have concluded a search for additional human remains and recovery efforts near Templin Highway and Old Ridge Route in unincorporated Lake Hughes.
What is believed to be an adult skull and teeth were the only...
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are investigating the discovery of possible human remains found at Templin Highway and Old Ridge Route, in unincorporated Lake Hughes.
The remains were found on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at approximately 11:54 a.m.
There is no additional information...
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the shooting death of man that occurred on the 21300 block of Bottletree Lane, Santa Clarita, at 7:54 p.m., on Monday, April 3, 2017.
Detectives have learned that deputies responded to a gunshot victim...
LA County Homicide detectives have arrested a third suspect in relation to the murder of Kimberly Harvill, whose body was found in Lebec last year.
Alex Richard Valdez, 29, was arrested on Friday on suspicion of connection to the case, according to Detective Scott Matlock of the county’s Homicide...
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the discovery of human remains in the area of Golden Valley Road, west of Robert C. Lee Parkway, city of Santa Clarita. The remains were found on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at approximately...
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man that occurred on Thursday, February 2, 2017, in the 200 block of Nicobar Avenue, Lancaster.
Early this morning, February 3, 2017, Suspect...
California Public Health officials lifted the regional Stay at Home Order statewide on Monday as Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 43 new deaths and 6,642 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, and Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported five new deaths on Saturday and Monday.
Los Angeles County is set to align its health order with California's by the end of the week, as the state lifted its regional stay-at-home order statewide Monday, green-lighting the reopening of in-person outside dining and hair and nail salons, among other businesses.
Officials with the California Department of Public Health on Monday ordered the Regional Stay at Home Order lifted for all regions statewide, including the three regions that had still been under the order – San Joaquin Valley, Bay Area, and Southern California.
As another winter storm hit the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, Interstate 5 was shut down through the Grapevine in "Operation Snowflake" Monday morning, with some lanes reopened by Monday afternoon.
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents about beach water use due to bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas that are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Citing the case of a convicted child rapist, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger said Friday she’s concerned there is a growing trend that the rights of victims of some of the most violent crimes are not being protected under District Attorney George Gascón’s administration.
Medical examiners with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office identified Benjamin Marquez IV, 31, of Castaic, as the man killed in a solo-vehicle crash that left one dead and sent another to the hospital Saturday.
The COVID-19 crisis has trashed recycling efforts and instead generated an increase in plastic waste, according to a recent study, but Los Angeles County restaurants could soon be required to make adjustments related to disposable food ware in an effort to reduce waste.
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 256 new deaths and 9,277 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported it's 107th death.
The Los Angeles County Library, in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is set to host a series of free virtual workshops running every other week on Fridays from January through June.
The Los Angeles County Development Authority will launch the Small Business Stabilization Loan Program on Jan. 28 and will begin accepting applications to help small businesses prevent further job loss and business closures.