Jeremy Childs, Ventura County Star

Jeremy Childs

Ventura County Star

Southern California, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Jeremy:

Roundup: Oxnard crash victim identified, rain set for next week, more news

Authorities identify Monday's fatal crash victim, Ventura County to have its first big rainstorm of the season, and more local news. → Read More

Roundup: Staged robbery involved past and present workers at Camarillo shop, more news

A robbery at an Old Town Camarillo store was reportedly staged by a current and former employee, drizzle is on tap for the area, plus more news. → Read More

Roundup: Ventura police investigate separate stabbing, shooting incidents downtown

Ventura police were investigating a stabbing that critically injured a man Friday evening and a separate shooting downtown overnight. → Read More

Public health officials to extend Ventura County mask mandate next week

Ventura County officials said they will extend the countywide mask mandate on Monday before it expires Tuesday. → Read More

Simi Valley police release bodycam video of officer-involved shooting

Simi Valley police released the 911 call audio and body-worn camera footage from an officer-involved shooting on Oct. 5. → Read More

'She knew everybody': Suz Montgomery, longtime Ventura activist, dies at 73

Suz Montgomery, an activist and fixture in the Ventura community for decades, died Tuesday morning at the age of 73 from complications of cancer. → Read More

Santa Ana winds prompt red flag warning for Ventura, LA counties as wildfire danger persists

A moderate Santa Ana wind event will bring high winds and temperatures to Ventura County this weekend, raising concerns for wildfire danger. → Read More

Roundup: Moorpark crash kills woman, 1 dead in boating incident, bear dies in crash

A Moorpark woman died Tuesday night after she was hit by a car, a man died when he went into cardiac arrest from a capsized boat, and more local news. → Read More

'It's the great imitator:' Fentanyl drives county's rise in accidental overdose deaths

Over half of the county's accidental overdose deaths for the first half of 2021 involved fentanyl, a synthetic opioid commonly mixed into other drugs. → Read More

Fentanyl sales arrests in Oxnard, unsafe bacteria levels at Kiddie Beach, more news

Several pounds of fentanyl seized from Oxnard residence, an Oxnard beach tests high for ocean water contamination, and more Ventura County news. → Read More

Simi Valley police identify officer involved in shooting, release more details

Simi Valley police released the name of the officer who shot a woman on Tuesday night after she approached him with a knife, among other details. → Read More

Simi Valley police shoot woman reportedly armed with knife

A Simi Valley police officer shot a 31-year-old woman they said was armed with a knife in a confrontation with officers Tuesday night. → Read More

Overdose suspected as man collapses in street; CHP officer involved in crash

A CHP officer was in a crash along Highway 101 on Monday evening, and a man was found dead of a likely overdose along Oxnard Boulevard on Tuesday morning. → Read More

Months before her death, Ventura homicide victim shared a plea for help

Kelsey Ann Dillon, 30, filmed a video in June asking for help getting off the streets. Her body was found in Ventura on Sept. 24. → Read More

Thousand Oaks gathering commemorates 2017 Las Vegas tragedy on fourth anniversary

Survivors and victims' family gathered in Thousand Oaks Friday to honor the 58 killed in the 2017 shooting at a Las Vegas country music festival. → Read More

Parking lot fatality in Santa Paula, teen shot in Port Hueneme, more news

A 79-year-old died after she was hit by a car in a parking lot, a teen was shot in Port Hueneme and a mobile home fire injured one in Oxnard. → Read More

Oxnard police investigate fatal shooting

A 23-year-old Oxnard man died after being shot multiple times Thursday night, police officials said. → Read More

Deer attacks animal control officer, panga boat found near Mussel Shoals, more news

A deer stuck in a Simi Valley backyard attacked an animal control officer, authorities said, and an empty panga boat was found near Mussel Shoals. → Read More

Oxnard police searching for 75-year-old man reported missing

Oxnard police are seeking the public's help with finding an elderly Oxnard man who has not been seen since Friday. → Read More

Oxnard man killed after getting hit by car in Ventura

A 40-year-old Oxnard man died early Tuesday morning after he was hit by a car while walking on the highway, CHP officials said Wednesday. → Read More