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  • Mad baseball skills

    Mad baseball skills
    OLIVE PARK — For most of the Hap Minor Baseball season, players were mainly concerned with team-orientated goals, like winning divisional titles. But at the 54rd annual Burbank Civitan Club Baseball Jamboree, it was a time for individual...
  • Clerks caught selling spray paint to minors

    BURBANK — Four store clerks were cited this week after they allegedly sold spray paint supplies to underage teens who were working undercover for police, officials said. Several teens volunteered to go undercover Tuesday and purchase spray paint...
  • Police presence to rise at parks

    Police patrols at city parks and schools will be ramped up starting in January after the City Council this week authorized the new strategy. The park patrol program has tried several approaches in the past 20 years — including volunteers, park...
  • Extradited shooter found guilty

    A 36-year-old ex-gang member was found guilty on Wednesday of killing a 16-year-old Burbank boy and trying to kill his four friends in 1991 after they left a house party, officials said. Rodolfo Gallegos faces multiple life sentences for the first-...
  • Gang member sentencing delayed again

    The sentencing for a 36-year-old gang member convicted of killing a 16-year-old Burbank boy and trying to kill his four friends 20 years ago was postponed Thursday. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Bob Bowers rescheduled Rodolfo Gallegos’...
  • Start the Presses: Broken window theories

    Start the Presses: Broken window theories
    It was a mess. Broken glass from the left-side window of the Glendale News-Press and Burbank Leader lay strewn about the inside of our building last week. Someone, for unknown reason or motivation, destroyed one of our panel windows. I gave my...
  • Marshals capture man with local gang connections, tied to four killings

    A fugitive connected to four killings, with ties to the local Toonerville gang and considered one of the Los Angeles Police Department’s most wanted criminals has been caught, federal authorities announced. Eduardo Rodriguez, 35, was captured by...
  • Attempted murder suspect to stand trial

    Attempted murder suspect to stand trial
    A reputed gang member accused of trying to kill two Glendale men during a carjacking and subsequent freeway crash was ordered to stand trial Monday on attempted murder charges. Manuel Jesus Rodriguez, 28, of Tujunga is charged with carjacking, assault...
  • Man crashes car into jewelry store on Brand Boulevard

    Man crashes car into jewelry store on Brand Boulevard
    This article was updated to include more information. A car piloted by an 83-year-old driver plowed into a jewelry store on Brand Boulevard Wednesday after he reportedly drove forward, rather than putting the vehicle into reverse as he intended,...
  • Police say alleged gang members assaulted Glendale teen

    An argument between friends was interrupted Sunday by a pair of gangsters who decided to settle the issue and take matters into their own hands, police said. The alleged gang members were inside a blue Chevrolet Suburban about 7:37 p.m. when they drove...
  • Drop in San Fernando Valley homicides outpaces other L.A. regions

    Drop in San Fernando Valley homicides outpaces other L.A. regions
    Los Angeles recorded another large drop in homicides in 2013, and nowhere has the trend been more pronounced than in the San Fernando Valley. The Valley had 40 homicides this year, dropping 35% from 2012 — the biggest decline of any region in...
  • Tujunga man faces attempted murder, carjacking charges

    Prosecutors charged a reputed gang member Friday with trying to kill two Glendale men during a brazen carjacking and separate shootings earlier this week. Manuel Jesus Rodriguez, 28, of Tujunga faces two felony counts of attempted murder as well as a...