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  • 'Tri-Cities Bandit' nabbed, FBI says

    'Tri-Cities Bandit' nabbed, FBI says
    A man suspected of being the Tri-Cities Bandit was arrested Friday by Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies after robbing a First California Bank in Westlake Village, an FBI spokeswoman said. Ernest Viana, 39, was apprehended along with his suspected...
  • Man sentenced to six years in 'sextortion' case that started in Glendale

    A Santa Ana man who extorted sexual images from dozens of women via a computer virus was sentenced on Thursday to six years in federal prison. The man, Luis Mijangos, 32, was also allegedly hired to hack into the computer and monitor a woman in Glendale,...
  • Burbank campaign treasurer arrested, clients contacted by feds

    Several clients of Kinde Durkee, a prominent campaign treasurer¬†who was arrested Friday¬†on a federal fraud charge, have reported that they were contacted by the FBI or U.S. attorney’s office about the criminal investigation. Durkee was arrested...
  • Residents turn gloomy, survey finds

    Burbank and Glendale residents have a gloomier outlook on life as stress and other factors take their toll, according to an annual report that ranks congressional districts based on the welfare of their populations. In the annual report issued jointly by...
  • State investigates bank in Kinde Durkee fraud case

    State banking regulators have launched an inquiry into how First California Bank handled numerous accounts controlled by Kinde Durkee, a longtime treasurer for prominent politicians who has been accused of fraud. The California Department of Financial...
  • Hearing set for alleged cop killer

    The man accused of killing a Burbank police officer in 2003 could finally head to trial after attorneys on both sides told a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Friday that they were ready after years of legal wrangling. David Garcia, 27, faces...
  • Violent crimes down, thefts up

    Violent crimes down, thefts up
    Local violent crimes decreased in 2010, while the number of thefts increased slightly in Burbank and Glendale, according to preliminary crime reports from the FBI — a trend police officials say could be harder to stymie because of the court-mandated...
  • Judge dismisses harassment case

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has dismissed a major discrimination and harassment lawsuit filed by a former police lieutenant. In filing the lawsuit, former Burbank Police Lt. Omar Rodriguez claimed he was placed on administrative leave in...
  • Ron Kaye: The incessant buzzing of the gadflies

    “If you kill a man like me, you will injure yourselves more than you will injure me,” Socrates declared in arguing that his role as a gadfly was “to sting people and whip them into a fury, all in the service of truth.” Barry Allen...
  • Ron Kaye: Tough times for local police

    Ron Kaye: Tough times for local police
    Two young women approach Glendale police sergeant and city spokesman Tom Lorenz as he stood in front of the police station Friday. They ask if he knows how they can find out the names of the six officers put on paid administrative leave over charges of...
  • Armenian Power crackdown continues

    Armenian Power crackdown continues
    Of the 70 people charged Wednesday in Los Angeles County with assisting an Armenian organized crime ring, 19 defendants lived in Glendale and six lived in Burbank, according to documents from the U.S. attorney’s office. Local and federal...
  • FBI raid nets 15 accused in $100M Medicare case

    Fifteen people in Glendale and Burbank were arrested early Wednesday in connection with a major healthcare fraud scheme — most of who were accused of being associated with a crime enterprise that submitted more than $100 million in bogus claims to...