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  • Verdugo Hills Golf course deal reached

    Verdugo Hills Golf course deal reached
    An effort to designate the Verdugo Hills Golf Course as historically significant — a move that could have blocked a planned residential development on the site — is moving forward with a compromise that will see only a small portion of the...
  • Guilty verdict for Glendale man

    Jurors found a Glendale man guilty of murder for a second time on Monday after he appealed his original conviction for stabbing his girlfriend to death. The jury convicted Soo Duk Kim, 51 — who also goes by Brandon Kim — of second-degree...
  • Couple who leaked federal court records to Armenian Power sentenced to prison

    A Hollywood couple accused of disclosing confidential court records to members of the organized crime group Armenian Power was sentenced Wednesday to federal prison, officials said. U.S. District Court Judge Michael Fitzgerald sentenced Nune Gevorkyan,...
  • 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...
  • Glendale police: Packaged drugs found during body search of jailed man

    A 30-year-old Glendale man was arrested this week on suspicion of dealing narcotics in Glendale and smuggling several grams of drugs into the local jail in his rectum, police said. Narcotics detectives had taken Leyvi Dawson into custody on Monday 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 Cañada property crimes on the rise

    La Cañada 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-...