| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has scheduled a news conference for 10 a.m., with sources telling The Times he plans to announce his retirement.
The news of Baca's decision to step down has stunned people inside and outside the Sheriff's Department....
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca announced Tuesday that he would not seek a fifth term in office and would instead retire at the end of the month.
Baca — who spent 48 years with the department including 15 as sheriff — was at times...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Before sentencing former Councilman John Drayman to one year in county jail for embezzling money from a local farmer’s market, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Stephen Marcus compared Drayman to other public officials who have made recent...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:16 PM
A Glendale resident and retired Los Angeles building inspector was sentenced Monday to 2 1/2 years in prison resulting from a federal probe into bribe-taking at the Department of Building and Safety.
U.S. District Judge Dean D. Pregerson also ordered...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 8:49 PM
Authorities are looking for two fugitives who allegedly helped try to bilk $1.3 million from Medicare and who may be hiding out in Glendale or the surrounding region, according to an announcement Wednesday.
Anush Sahakyan and Karo Gotti Blkhoyan were...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Surviving victims and family members of a deadly Pasadena car crash that occurred during a police pursuit on Christmas Day — a Glendale woman and a Daly City boy — have filed claims against the city that could pave the way for wrongful death...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Los Angeles police detectives have arrested four people in Las Vegas in connection with a quadruple homicide in Northridge, Chief Charlie Beck announced Tuesday.
The four people were taken into custody without incident at the Silverton Hotel and Casino,...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:48 PM
As the nation commemorates the 71st anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor on Friday, local history enthusiasts are focused on a little piece of history near the Crescenta Valley where thousands of individuals of Japanese Americans were held for...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 8:56 AM
The driver whose flight from a traffic stop led to a crash in Pasadena on Christmas Day that killed a Glendale woman is a parolee with ties to gangs and a warrant out for his arrest, police officials said.
Darrell Williams, 22, of Pasadena, was...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Two alleged gang members were charged with murder Friday for their roles in a police chase that ended in a Christmas Day crash that killed a Glendale woman, prosecutors said.
Darrell Williams, 22, of Pasadena, and Brittany Washington, 21, of Los Angeles,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Ten Years Ago
La Cañada resident Madylin Sweeten, then 12, who played Ally Barone in the TV series “Everyone Loves Raymond,” joined her fellow cast members and producers in accepting an Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series during the...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 7:32 PM
A Tennessee mother of two pleaded not guilty Wednesday to exposing herself to a 16-year-old Glendale teen via Skype, police said.
Lanora Mae Harrell, 35, was charged with one felony count of sending "harmful matter" with the intent of seducing a minor,...