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  • In Theory: Is the idea of heaven and hell 'toxic'?

    Q. A new book has attracted a hail of criticism on the Internet. “Love Wins: Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived” by Pastor Rob Bell, the leader of the Mars Hill Bible Church in Grand Rapids, Mich., questions the...
  • 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...
  • Brothers plead not guilty to fraud charges

    Two Burbank brothers pleaded not guilty to allegedly billing the government at least $300,000 for transporting injured U.S. Postal Service employees to medical appointments that never took place. Roman "Mike" Aghajanyan, 27, and Roland "George"...
  • Men sentenced for killing woman

    PASADENA — Two men convicted of killing a 49-year-old Burbank woman over an unpaid debt were sentenced Monday to state prison terms of 50 years to life and 16 years to life, drawing angry outbursts from family members in the Pasadena courtroom....
  • Church burglar sentenced to two years in state prison

    A 52-year-old parolee was sentenced Wednesday to two years in state prison for pilfering hundreds of dollars from charitable donation boxes at Catholic churches in Glendale and Burbank. Peter Manuel Galindro, who has remained in custody since being...
  • Verdict in fatal shooting is in jurors' hands

    PASADENA — Jurors on Tuesday began deliberating the fate of two men accused of killing a 49-year-old Burbank woman after she answered her front door. Arpiar Terrgalstanyan of Glendale and Armen Mangasaryan of Burbank are charged in the Feb. 25,...
  • Two guilty in woman's shooting death

    PASADENA— A jury on Thursday found two men guilty of killing a 49-year-old Burbank woman for an unpaid debt as she opened her front door. After deliberating for nearly two days, jurors found 29-year-old Burbank resident Armen Mangasaryan guilty of...
  • Fraud suspect appears in court

    LOS ANGELES — A Glendale man suspected of being a high-ranking member of an Armenian American crime organization appeared in a downtown Los Angeles federal court Friday to face charges that he and dozens of other people submitted more than $100...
  • Glendale man sentenced for illegal shipments to Iran

    A 59-year-old Glendale man was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in federal prison for his role in shipping vacuum pump equipment that could be used in nuclear projects to Iran. Jiraiir Avanessian was accused, along with two other Iranian men, of...
  • No fine for utility manager who admitted to illegally draining his pool

    City officials say they will not levy a $25,000 fine on Ron Davis, the general manager of Burbank Water and Power, for draining his pool without a permit. But that doesn’t mean that Davis is home scott-free. He and the city still could be subject...
  • Glendale man gets 16 years to life in prison for killing wife, pet Pomeranian

    A 46-year-old Glendale man was sentenced today to 16 years to life in prison for killing his wife and microwaving his Pomeranian to death. John Levin was found guilty of second-degree murder last month after he pleaded guilty to felony animal cruelty...
  • Mother orders '15 minutes of shame' for son caught stealing

    Mother orders '15 minutes of shame' for son caught stealing
    A woman whose son was caught stealing a skateboard at La Caņada High School chose public shame as punishment for the 17-year-old’s misdeed. “My name is Justin. I am a thief,” read a homemade sign the mother forced the boy to hold on...