A Santa Ana woman accused of wrapping a chain around her 10-year-old son’s ankles to prevent him from leaving home while she was at work pleaded not guilty to child abuse Monday.
A mother of three was arrested Thursday after her 10-year-old son was found lying in the courtyard of his family’s apartment complex with his ankles in padlocked chains, police said.
A strong spring storm lashed Southern California with rain, fierce winds and some fresh powder in the mountains, giving new life to some ski resorts that had closed for the season.
A winter storm tracking through Southern California is leaving snowfall in high mountain and desert regions and cold, windy conditions near the coast, as well as scattered power outages throughout the region.
A cold winter storm moved into the Southland Saturday, bringing heavy showers, high winds and snow to parts of the region.
Snow and ice plagued drivers in the higher elevations of Los Angeles and Riverside counties Saturday, but the Grapevine and other key mountain passes remained open and clear.
Travelers planning to visit the San Jacinto Mountains Sunday will need to carry chains, the California Highway Patrol said.