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4-Year-Old Lancaster Boy Identified As Fourth Victim In Fatal 5 Freeway Crash
A 4-year-old boy from Lancaster was identified as the last victim in a fatal 5 Freeway crash near the Newhall Pass in November. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox.
Lion’s Club members help homeless shelter
LANCASTER — More than 100 people came together this fall as part of the Executive Lions Club of the Antelope Valley’s Let’s Give Thanks event to help the residents of Lancaster’s Salvation Army homeless shelter.
California jewelry store robbery thwarted after owner's nephew pulls out gun
A California jewelry store owner’s nephew pulled a gun on suspects as the two men allegedly tried to rob his uncle’s store, according to reports. The suspects, caught on video, allegedly tried to stab owner Jean Boujekian during the attempted robbery at Vana Watch and Jewelry in South Pasadena on Fr
San Diego Expecting Warmer Than Usual Weather Leading into Christmas
San Diego County may see an early Christmas present as far as weather is concerned. Temperatures are forecast to be 10-15 degrees above average by midweek across much of the region as a weak Santa Ana pattern sets in, according to the National Weather Service.
Lancaster woman with health issues hasn’t been heard from in nearly a month
LOS ANGELES – Authorities are seeking the public’s help to find a Lancaster woman who went missing after receiving medical treatment near downtown Los Angeles nearly a month ago.
The inside story: How police and the FBI found one of the country’s worst serial killers
The FBI analysts sat mutely, listening intently to the scratchy audio feed from an interview room across the hall. The two women were anxious, having spent months collecting and assessing ephemeral crumbs from the nomadic life of Samuel Little, a 77-year-old California prisoner and once-competitive
Pedestrian struck and killed in Lancaster area, motorist arrested for DUI
LANCASTER – A homeless man was struck and killed by a pickup truck early Wednesday morning in the Lancaster area, and the motorist was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
High school district tabs 3 new members
LANCASTER — Antelope Valley Union High School District three new board members — Amanda Parrell, Victoria Ruffin, and John Rush — took the oath of office Wednesday evening before a standing-room-only boardroom.
Meet the pilots of Virgin Galactic's first flight to space
Mojave, CaliforniaAfter months of testing Richard Branson's rocket-powered plane at lower altitudes, two of Virgin Galactic's test pilots made it to the edge of space on Thursday — 51.4 miles above Earth.
Fourth man arrested in connection to killing of teen in Rosamond
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Kern County sheriff's deputies arrested a fourth person suspected in the killing of a teen in Rosamond. Deputies arrested Seth Marin in connection to the killing of 17-year-old Kawanza Hilt at a Rosamond trailer park last year.
California utility, under scrutiny over massive wildfire, falsified pipeline safety records for years: regulators
One of California’s largest utilities company was accused Friday of falsifying safety documents for the state’s natural gas pipelines for years, even after it was blamed for a 2010 pipeline explosion that killed eight people.
Diesel thief confronted by Littlerock gas station owner
LITTLEROCK — Authorities searched Friday for a man suspected of stealing fuel from a gas station in Littlerock. Deputies from the Palmdale sheriff’s station responded about 1:30 a.m. to reports that someone was stealing gas from a Chevron station on the 7200 block of East Pearblossom Highway, accord
Fuel Thief Suspect Sought in Littlerock
Authorities searched Friday for a man suspected of stealing fuel from a gas station in Littlerock. Deputies from the Palmdale sheriff’s station responded about 1:30 a.m. to reports that someone was stealing gas from a Chevron station in the 7200 block of East Pearblossom Highway, according to Deputy
Video shows suspects crash truck into California gas station, steal ATM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. – Sheriff's detectives are looking for three men who stole an ATM from a Rancho Cordova gas station early Thursday morning and dramatic surveillance footage reveals how it all played out.
‘We made it to space!’: Virgin Galactic takes one small leap toward space tourism
PUBLISHED: December 13, 2018 at 10:54 am | UPDATED: December 13, 2018 at 10:54 am. MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Virgin Galactic’s tourism spaceship climbed more than 50 miles high above California’s Mojave Desert on Thursday, reaching for the first time what the company considers the boundary of space.
Union workers collect toys for Lancaster charity
Union workers in Lancaster are conducting a toy drive this holiday season, supporting the Penny Lance Center in Lancaster. SMART Local 105 Union Sheet Metal Workers employed at the BYD Electric Bus manufacturing plant hope to collect hundreds of toys for children with Penny Lane from Nov. 20 to Dec.
Luminary display at Lancaster Cemetery set for this Saturday
LANCASTER – The Antelope Valley Cemetery District Board of Trustees has scheduled a luminary display this Saturday. Themed “A Thousand Lights, One Spirit,” the ceremony will begin at 4:30 p.m. and the luminaries will be lit at 4:45 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, beginning at the west flagpole area of th
Family never showed up to claim their senior shepherd from the shelter
Family never showed up to claim their senior shepherd from the shelter. On October 20, a senior German shepherd named Strong was taken in at California’s Los Angeles County Animal Care Center (Lancaster). Because he had a microchip, he was placed on hold for 11 days so that his family could come to
Palmdale Library holiday party set for Dec. 19
PALMDALE – The Palmdale City Library, located at 700 E. Palmdale Blvd., will host its annual Holiday Party featuring music, food and crafts on Wednesday, Dec. 19, starting at 1 p.m.
Text messages might be next to face California tax, reports say
California state regulators have been working on a plan to charge mobile phone users a text messaging fee intended to fund programs that make phone service accessible to the low-income residents, reports said Tuesday.