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  • Agencies organize drug take-back

    Agencies organize drug take-back
    Residents looking to get rid of expired, unused or unwanted medications can do so anonymously Saturday by dropping them off at various pharmacies. The Crescenta Valley Drug & Alcohol Prevention Coalition has teamed up with local and federal law...
  • Man pleads guilty for the 1996 murder of Glendale woman

    Man pleads guilty for the 1996 murder of Glendale woman
    A 55-year-old Los Angeles man pleaded guilty Monday to charges that several years ago he killed two missing women, including one from Glendale whose body was discovered in trash bags along a roadside in Rosarito, Mexico. Aurangzeb “Simon”...
  • Crime lab to get two new robots

    Technicians at the Verdugo Regional Crime Laboratory will soon be able to work more efficiently during DNA extractions thanks to two robots the lab is going to purchase. The City Council Tuesday approved use of a DNA backlog grant from the National...
  • Glendale Police Foundation donates DNA sterilization equipment to regional crime laboratory

    The Glendale Police Foundation recently donated a vital piece of DNA sterilization equipment to the Police Department’s regional crime laboratory, officials said. The sterilizing hood will allow forensic specialists to work with DNA evidence...
  • Hospital coalition aims to drop patient readmissions

    Hospital coalition aims to drop patient readmissions
    Local hospitals are ramping up efforts to drive down their readmission rates as an Oct. 1 deadline looms for them to achieve results or face state-imposed penalties. Of all the patients readmitted to the three local hospitals — Glendale Adventist,...
  • Police to host prescription drug drop-off events on Saturday

    Police in Burbank and Glendale will be taking part in a no-questions-asked prescription drug drop-off event Saturday as part of a national campaign to reduce household access to left over medications. Prescription drugs that remain at home are prone to...
  • President Obama signs Schiff legislation on DNA databases

    President Obama signs Schiff legislation on DNA databases
    President Obama on Thursday signed into law legislation sponsored by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) that would help fund a DNA database of people arrested on suspicion of committing violent felonies. In a statement, Schiff said the Katie Sepich Enhanced...
  • Clark Magnet students study ecological impact of marijuana grow operations

    After hiking up a steep Ojai trail in 90-degree heat this October, a group of Clark Magnet High School Students came upon abandoned camps where illegal marijuana growers lived and cultivated plants grown with an excess of illegal chemical fertilizers...
  • Doctors supplement income via drug companies

    A cardiologist, endocrinologist, psychiatrist, nurse practitioner and allergist. These five medical professionals in Burbank and Glendale may have different specialties, but they have one source of income in common — drug companies. Since 2009, 33...
  • Possible conflict worries Schiff, Sherman

    Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) have been raising alarms about potential new hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed region on the border of Armenia and Azerbaijan where violence erupted for years after the fall of...
  • Hundreds attend blood drive for 5-year-old leukemia patient

    Hundreds attend blood drive for 5-year-old leukemia patient
    Hundreds of people attended a blood drive on Sunday for Matthew Fernandez, a 5-year-old leukemia patient and preschooler at Saint Finbar’s Catholic Church. Michelle Ramos of Burbank — whose son attends school with Matthew — helped his...
  • Regional crime lab prepares for evidence

    Regional crime lab prepares for evidence
    A new long-awaited regional crime laboratory could begin processing vital ballistic analysis and DNA evidence for hundreds of unsolved property crimes as early as May, police said Thursday. Local police and city officials on Thursday introduced the...