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  • Man gets life in prison for raping unconscious woman in Glendale motel

    A 36-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for kidnapping a Burbank woman in 2006 and raping her in a Glendale hotel room, officials said. Edward Nikolayan must also serve six to eight years concurrently for the additional charges of...
  • Convicted killer gets life in prison

    A 51-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to life without the possibility of parole for the murder of a Glendale resident who was shot to death in 2005 during a home invasion robbery, officials said. Vrej Zadurian was convicted in March of first-...
  • Man faces life in prison

    A 36-year-old man was found guilty this week of kidnapping a Burbank woman in 2006 and then raping her at a hotel in Glendale, officials said. Edward Nikolayan was convicted Monday of kidnapping, drugging, raping and assaulting the woman on Sept. 19,...
  • Second Glendale brother sentenced in multi-million dollar fraud scheme

    The second of two Glendale brothers who masterminded construction contract kickback schemes that bilked Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena and a Bay Area business out of millions of dollars has been sentenced to federal prison. Tony Hamedany, 58,...
  • 2 men sentenced in teen's 'text-message' death

    2 men sentenced in teen's 'text-message' death
    Decrying "how much was lost for so little," a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge Friday sentenced two men to lengthy prison terms for killing a teenager three years ago over an insulting text message. Zareh Manjikian was sentenced to 50 years to...
  • History could save Verdugo Hills Golf Course

    History could save Verdugo Hills Golf Course
    L.A. City Councilman Richard Alarcon is moving to save the Verdugo Hills Golf Course from residential development by adding it to the city's list of historic and cultural monuments. It's the latest in a series of moves — including rezoning and...
  • Second man sentenced in Huntington Memorial Hospital fraud scheme

    Second man sentenced in Huntington Memorial Hospital fraud scheme
    A second man who played a key role in defrauding Huntington Memorial Hospital of millions during a large renovation project was sentenced Monday to 18 months in a federal prison. Alexander Svidler, 54, who owns a Bay Area construction firm, pleaded...
  • Glendale woman claims ex- boyfriend kidnapped, threatened to kill her

    A 50-year-old El Sereno man was arrested early Tuesday after he allegedly kidnapped his ex-girlfriend at knifepoint from her home in Glendale. Los Angeles police officers found Pedro Rivera's 25-year-old ex-girlfriend in North Hollywood after she...
  • Glendale police concerned about uptick of assaults on officers

    Glendale police concerned about uptick of assaults on officers
    Assaults on Glendale police officers were up for the first six months this year, prompting concerns among officials that the trend could continue its rise. There were 19 assaults on officers from January to June this year, up from 12 for the same...
  • Crime rates trend downward in Glendale despite challenges

    Crime rates trend downward in Glendale despite challenges
    Violent and property crimes in Glendale dropped 12% for the first six months this year, continuing a trend set last year. Homicide, rape, robbery and aggravated assaults fell from 130 from January to June last year to 110 for the same period this year,...
  • Rock singer arrested in Glendale on domestic assault warrant

    Rock singer arrested in Glendale on domestic assault warrant
    Ronald Radke, the lead singer of the rock band Falling In Reverse, was arrested Monday morning at his home in Glendale on an outstanding warrant for alleged domestic assault. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office had issued the...
  • Falling in Reverse frontman to stand trial for alleged assault on girlfriend

    Falling in Reverse frontman to stand trial for alleged assault on girlfriend
    This post has been updated, see details below. The lead singer of the rock band Falling In Reverse, who was arrested last week in Glendale on an outstanding warrant for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend, is slated to defend himself in front of a jury....