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Heroin-dealing crime family dismantled by Ventura County sheriff's detectives, officials say

The operation by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office stemmed from the work of Ojai patrol officers, authorities said, who in May became aware of an Oak View resident allegedly dealing heroin in the western part of the county.

VCSTAR.COM - 2018-08-15 06:07:00

Judge finds enough evidence to order CHP ex-officer to stand trial in Ventura shooting

The decision came after a preliminary hearing in the case against Trever Dalton, 45, in Ventura County Superior Court. Dalton, who worked out of CHP’s Ventura office, was charged with one felony count of assault with a firearm and two special allegations of causing great bodily injury and for the us

VCSTAR.COM - 2018-08-16 00:02:00

Man arrested after allegedly knocking victim unconscious in Ventura with a bag of rocks

Fuller, for reasons still unknown, allegedly began striking the victim in the head with a bag filled with rocks, police said.

VCSTAR.COM - 2018-08-15 22:53:00

Brothers eye former Oxnard grocery store location to be next Gold's Gym

At 42,000 square feet with 5,000 more square feet of outdoor space, the new gym will feature high-tech equipment, fitness classes, a day-care center and an outdoor pool.

VCSTAR.COM - 2018-08-16 01:00:00

Crash in downtown Ventura requires ambulances, helicopter to transport patients

The accident was reported shortly after 8 p.m. in the 800 block of east Thompson, near Ash Street. The incident was near Spencer Makenzie's restaurant, radio traffic indicated.

VCSTAR.COM - 2018-08-16 04:33:00

Oxnard man dies month after gunshot wound to head, becomes city's 11th homicide of 2018

An Oxnard man who suffered a gunshot wound to his head in July, but improved enough to be released from the hospital, has died, making him the Oxnard’s 11th homicide victim of 2018, authorities said Tuesday.

VCSTAR.COM - 2018-08-15 00:45:00

Ventura homeowners affected by Thomas Fire sue Farmers Insurance over policy

Sean Hellman and Anna Christina Marquez filed the complaint against Farmers Insurance Group and its parent company, Mid-Century Insurance Co., on Aug. 3 in Ventura County Superior Court. They own a home on Colina Vista in the foothills of Ventura near Arroyo Verde Park.

VCSTAR.COM - 2018-08-16 00:23:00

Teen arrested for gang-related knife attack in El Rio

The teen allegedly confronted the victim and demanded money, authorities said, then stabbed the victim in his forearm after being told the victim had no money. Deputies also reportedly found recently tagged street gang graffiti in the immediate area.

VCSTAR.COM - 2018-08-15 02:00:00

'Northrop Grumman' relocates to Oxnard bringing hundreds of jobs

“They have some presence here locally at the Naval Base Ventura County, and also in Port Hueneme,” said Bryan McDonald, Oxnard Councilman. “But this is a new facility where they are going to design instruments for the air force and things of that nature.”

KEYT - 2018-08-15 01:11:53

Adopting the San Diego method when it comes to opioid prescriptions, Ojai may initiate dark skies, Westlake gets affordable housing

After the San Diego Medical Examiner's Office sent letters to doctors whose patients overdosed from opioids, Los Angeles considers a similar program. Plus, Westlake is getting pushback for a plan to replace rent-controlled bungalows with affordable housing. And, Ojai considers lights out to help wit

KPCC - 2018-08-15 12:00:00

Oxnard police investigating shooting Tuesday morning

Oxnard police were investigating a shooting, the second in less than 12 hours, that occurred Tuesday morning and injured a 24-year-old man, officials said.

VCSTAR.COM - 2018-08-14 15:32:00

Oxnard man dies from injuries following July shooting where 7-year-old girl was injured

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KEYT - 2018-08-15 00:06:57

College students may now ride buses for free in Ventura County with student ID

OXNARD, Calif. -A College Ride Pilot Program will allow students enrolled at California Lutheran University, California State University Channel Islands, Moorpark College, Oxnard College and Ventura College to ride Ventura Countybuses for free during the new school year.Students just need to show th

KEYT - 2018-08-15 06:32:48

Man Arrested in Younger Brother’s Fatal Stabbing in Camarillo

Officials took 62-year-old Luis Aceves into custody on Monday on suspicion of murder in the death of his younger brother, 55-year-old Gilbert Aceves, according to theVentura County Sheriff’s Office.

KTLA.COM - 2018-08-14 23:13:12

Ready for the next big one? Ventura meeting offers tips on preparing for earthquakes

On Thursday, the area representative for theCalifornia Earthquake Authoritywill talk about the likelihood of a major earthquake, getting prepared for one and whether earthquake insurance is the best route for your household.

VCSTAR.COM - 2018-08-15 02:05:00

Man rushed to hospital after he was shot in leg

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KEYT - 2018-08-14 14:53:56

Home Invader Arrested Three Years Later

That robbery netted the suspects “a large amount of U.S. currency, jewelry, and documents. ” Also, they tied the victim up and made good their escape. This lead to a long-running investigation by the VCSD East County Investigations Bureau and the Thousand Oaks Special Enforcement Unit. Consequently,

CRIMEVOICE.COM - 2018-08-14 20:29:57

Going to the DMV in Ventura County? Here's where you'll wait longer

The DMV estimated the wait time for customers without appointments on Friday afternoon in Thousand Oaks at three hours and 10 minutes, but the wait in Ventura was just 32 minutes. At about the same time, Oxnard clocked 46 minutes, Santa Paula an hour and 36 minutes and Simi Valley 40 minutes.


Oxnard police respond to report of gunshot victim in south Oxnard

Oxnard police and emergency medical personnel were responding to a reported gunshot victim Monday night.The incident was reported at 10:20 p.m. in the 5300 block of south J Street, south of Pleasant Valley Road in the Southwinds neighborhood in south Oxnard.This story will be updated.

VCSTAR.COM - 2018-08-14 06:39:00

In concert: Iron Butterfly, Gavin DeGraw and Phillip Phillips, Jack White

Geoff Tate, 30th Anniversary of Operation:Mindcrime, Aug. 17, The Canyon. 818-879-5016; .

VCSTAR.COM - 2018-08-14 19:30:00