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  • Jail sentence issued in DUI driving death

    The driver accused of striking and fatally wounding a prominent Glendale doctor with his car in 2010 was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in jail and three years of probation, officials said. Edmond Grigoryan, 30, must serve three years of probation for...
  • Two charged with murder in Christmas Day crash that killed Glendale woman

    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,...
  • Glendale police chief to consolidate divisions to cut costs

    Glendale police chief to consolidate divisions to cut costs
    Top commanders at the Glendale Police Department plan to roll out new changes starting Sunday that include a reduction in the number of command divisions and creating two detective pools. The Police Department’s four divisions — field,...
  • Ron Kaye: There's no justice in this system

    Consequences — there must be consequences for our actions, or there will be hell to pay. The punishment must fit the crime. Without that, at least as a shared principle, what do we have? That's what justice for all is all about: the balance between...
  • Man gets 25 years for ID theft

    A member of an Armenian crime ring was sentenced Wednesday to serve 25 years in federal prison for orchestrating an identity theft and bank fraud scheme while in prison. U.S. District Court Judge David Carter sentenced Arman Sharopetrosian, 33, of...
  • La Caņada property crimes on the rise

    La Caņada Flintridge has seen a nearly 40% increase in burglaries compared to last year, and city officials believe statewide changes to the justice system are to blame. On Monday, Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Capt. Dave Silversparre reported 17...
  • 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,...
  • Police make gang arrest

    Police make gang arrest
    A 20-year-old gang member was arrested Thursday after a compliance search of his Tujunga home yielded a Taser, which violates his probation. Alejandro Cisneros was taken into custody at his home on Samoa Avenue in Tujunga on suspicion of violating terms...
  • 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...