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  • Jury finds murder suspect guilty

    Jury finds murder suspect guilty
    A 51-year-old man was convicted this week in the murder of a 20-year-old Glendale resident who was shot to death in 2005 during a home invasion robbery, officials said. A Los Angeles County Superior Court jury on Monday found Vrej Zadurian, who was...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Gatto and Ramani go into detail

    MIKE GATTO: 1) California faces projected budget deficits of close to $20 billion annually for the next several years. What specific steps must the state take to achieve a balanced budget? To paraphrase Winston Churchill, the next few years are likely...
  • Cities could be swamped by more than 9,000 parolees

    Cities in Los Angeles County could be liable for the supervision of more than 9,000 parolees under a proposed budget plan that would eliminate and shift a significant portion of state responsibilities to local governments. Glendale police have already...
  • Glendale to house Burbank prisoners

    Glendale to house Burbank prisoners
    Starting next month, an arrest in Burbank means more time in the back a police squad car. Any person arrested after April 11 will have to be booked and housed at Glendale’s jail until water damage repairs are completed at Burbank Police and Fire...
  • Bail denied in largest ever Medicare fraud scheme

    LOS ANGELES — Three Glendale men who were arrested last week on suspicion of taking part in the largest Medicare fraud scheme in history were ordered to remain in jail on Tuesday because they were considered a flight risk and a danger to the...