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300-Acre Brush Fire Continues To Burn In Castaic

The cause of the fire remains under investigation as authorities believe it is suspicious in nature.


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Glider Causes Stir After Deputies Say Pilot Flew Near Detention Center In Castaic

A Sheriff’s helicopter followed a man flying a motorized glider over the hills of Castaic before he landed.


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Electrical Fire At Underground Vault Briefly Knocks Out Power To 1,700 In Castaic

An underground vault in the Castaic area exploded and temporarily knocked out power to 1,700 customers.



Small Brush Fire Burns Near 5 Freeway In Castaic

Crews doused a small brush fire burning Tuesday near the 5 Freeway in the Castaic area, authorities said.


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Crews Fully Contain 32-Acre Brush Fire Near 5 Freeway In Castaic

Winds fanned the flames up a hill and toward a freeway guardrail, prompting the California Highway Patrol to order the lane closures on both sides of the freeway. Traffic was backed up for miles.


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Authorities Identify Salinas Woman Killed In Crash Near Pyramid Lake

Authorities Tuesday identified a 57-year-old woman who was killed after a car went off the side of a freeway near Pyramid Lake.



Crews Snuff Out Small Brush Fire In Castaic Area

Firefighters made quick work of a brush fire in the Castaic area Thursday afternoon.


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2 Quakes Shake Area North Of Castaic

Two earthquakes have struck north of Los Angeles, shaking parts of Ventura and Los Angeles counties, but fire officials say no significant damage took place.


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Lieutenant: Castaic Triple-Fatal Crash May Have Been Deliberate

A fatal crash that claimed the lives of a Lancaster father and two children may have been deliberate, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s homicide Lt. Eddie Hernandez says.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2014

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Male Driver, 2 Children Killed In 5 Freeway Crash Near Castaic

Two children and an adult were killed early Monday morning in a crash on the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/08/2014

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Uncovered: Battery Facility Trucks Leaked Toxic Waste On Calif. Roads For 25 Years

One of California’s most powerful lawmakers is demanding action after documents were uncovered detailing trucks leaving toxic waste on Southern California freeways.


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Homicide Investigation Launched In Castaic Following Fatal Stabbing

Authorities say a homicide investigation has been launched in Castaic after a man was found fatally stabbed.


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1 Killed, 6 Injured In Multi-Car Crash On 5 Freeway In Castaic

Authorities say one person has died and multiple others were injured Sunday afternoon in a crash on the 5 Freeway in Castaic.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/31/2014

One person was found dead after a boat capsized at Pyramid Lake Sunday. (credit: CBS)

1 Dead As Divers Search For More Victims After Boat Overturns In Pyramid Lake

One person is confirmed dead and divers are looking for more victims after a boat overturned Sunday in Pyramid Lake.


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1 Dead After Big Rig Jackknifes, Catches Fire On Interstate 5 Near Pyramid Lake

One person was killed Thursday morning when a big rig jackknifed and caught fire near Pyramid Lake on Interstate 5.

CBS Los Angeles–06/12/2014