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Former Einstein Coach In Jail On Sex Crimes Charges

LAPD Detectives with the Sexually Exploited Child Unit’s Juvenile Division are investigating an allegation of crimes against multiple Einstein Academy students, LAPD officials said this week.

Former Einstein Academy basketball coach Randy Jackson, who was charged with a litany of sex crimes against several former students he worked with, was taken into custody Tuesday night, according to Sheriff’s Department records. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Randolph Jackson, 27, was arrested on more than 20 sex crimes charges, involving ...

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Santa Clarita Valley Deputies Release Weekly Crime Reports

A Valencia parent is asking others to be careful after a man reportedly tried to get her daughter into a car Wednesday night.

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies from the Crime Prevention Unit released crime reports for neighborhood activity this past week. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. KHTS AM-1220 publishes the crime reports from the Sheriff’s Station once a week, as they’re released, in alphabetical order, as well as the area’s top crime stories. ...

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Canyon Country Murder Suspect Due Back In Court

A Canyon Country man accused of one of two Santa Clarita Valley murders in 2013 is still awaiting trial, officials said Friday.

A Canyon Country man accused of one of two Santa Clarita Valley murders in 2013 is still awaiting trial, officials said Friday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Juan Alexander Mejia, 30, pleaded not guilty to charges he fatally shot his father at their home on the 19000 block of Newhouse Street. The ...

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Newhall Man Gets 3 Years For Child Molestation

A Newhall man arrested for an attempted kidnapping in a Newhall home was sentenced to three years in state prison as part of a plea deal. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Yensi Aguilar, 22, of Newhall, also has to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life, after pleading no contest ...

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Pitchess Teacher Sentenced For Sex With Inmate

A former Pitchess Detention Center teacher pleaded no contest today to having unlawful sexual contact with an inmate, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.

 A former Pitchess Detention Center teacher pleaded no contest today to having unlawful sexual contact with an inmate, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Lisa Nichole Leroy, 33, entered the plea to one misdemeanor count of sexual activity with a detainee in a detention facility, ...

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2 Women Charged For Alleged Electric Shopping Cart Theft

A picture of two scooters allegedly stolen by two Santa Clarita Valley women

Two women are in custody  Wednesday near the Ralph’s in Canyon Country, after witnesses reported the suspects allegedly stole the electric scooters from the supermarket, as well as some groceries. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Mcayla Petty, 20 of Canyon Country, and Stevee Thacker, 19, of Castaic, are being held on grand ...

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UPDATE: Suspended Einstein Academy Basketball Coach Charged With Sex Crimes

One man is dead after a car went over the side of San Francisquito Canyon Road

adds charge details from the District Attorney’s Office A former Einstein Academy basketball coach was arrested Wednesday on charges he molested five boys, officials said in a news release. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The suspended basketball coach at the Albert Einstein Academy in Santa Clarita was arrested today in Washington, D.C., on ...

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Driver Due Back In Court For Fatal Valentine’s Day Crash

Alexus Chad Corral, 27, of Canyon Country, is accused of being intoxicated during the crash that killed Dylan Tyler Zimmerman, a 20-year-old Valencia man Feb. 14, 2014.

Almost one year after a Valencia man was killed in a Valentine’s Day crash, a suspect accused of murder, vehicular manslaughter and child abuse charges is still awaiting a preliminary hearing, officials said Thursday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Alexus Chad Corral, 27, of Canyon Country, is accused of being intoxicated during the crash ...

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Man Pleads Not Guilty To Fatal Rowher Flats Crash Charge

Image of Ian James Pike in his hospital bed; Pike posted the photo to his Facebook page and called it the “gnarliest bruise I’ve ever had.”

A Granada Hills man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to an alleged DUI crash that killed Jacquelyn Cork, according to the county’s District Attorney’s Office. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Ian Pike, 26, is accused of being under the influence and behind the wheel of a 1996 Jeep Cherokee when it tumbled down ...

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Los Angeles County Officials Discuss AB 109, Prop 47

Twin Towers, a Los Angeles County jail, photographed by Basil Soufi

Ed. note: This story is the first of two that will look at the various thus-far impacts of AB 109 and Proposition 47 with respect to law enforcement and the criminal justice system in Los Angeles County. The second part will take a more local look at the impact, including potential links to a rise in crime some believe are related to ...

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