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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...
  • 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,...
  • Glendale Ponzi scheme victim: 'I have a 7-year-old and I am alone'

    A Glendale man pleaded guilty on Thursday to running three separate scams, including a Ponzi scheme that defrauded 30 families out of more than $8 million. In the plea deal, Kaveh Vahedi, 51, admitted to convincing more than 30 investors to hand over...
  • Glendale driver pleads not guilty in electrocution deaths of Good Samaritans in Valley Village

    Glendale driver pleads not guilty in electrocution deaths of Good Samaritans in Valley Village
    A 19-year-old Glendale man pleaded not guilty Monday to vehicular manslaughter charges related to the deaths of two women — including one from Burbank — who were electrocuted when they tried to render aid after he crashed into a light pole and...
  • Glendale man charged with tax evasion, defrauding employer of office supplies

    A 36-year-old Glendale man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he filed bogus tax returns and defrauded his employer of $159,000, authorities announced Wednesday. Jose Antonio Sanchez was indicted on 16 counts of mail fraud and filing four fake...
  • 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,...
  • Glendale OKs $300K to man claiming he was abused by officer

    The city of Glendale has agreed to pay a 23-year-old man $300,000 to settle claims that he sustained serious injuries when a police officer slammed him against a wall, according to documents released this week. The settlement was reached in March with...
  • 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....
  • Rep. Adam Schiff introduces bill to impose penalties on 'straw purchasers' of guns

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday introduced a bill that would impose a two-year prison sentence for people who buy guns in bulk explicitly to resell them. The Straw Purchaser Penalty Enhancement Act goes after the so-called “straw...
  • 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...
  • La Cañada middle schoolers grill Ninth Circuit judges

    La Cañada middle schoolers grill Ninth Circuit judges
    On Nov. 23, 1989, Arizona drug dealer Eric Owen Mann shot and killed two men who came to his home to purchase cocaine. He was subsequently convicted and sentenced to die. On Nov. 7, nearly 23 years after the crime, 40 La Cañada High School 7/8 history...