| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:59 PM
A 55-year-old Los Angeles man was sentenced Wednesday to serve 25 years to life in prison for the deaths of a Glendale woman whose dismembered body was found in Mexico and another woman whose body has never been found.
Los Angeles County Superior Court...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 2:15 PM
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...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 12:11 PM
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.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 5:41 PM
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...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:07 AM
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...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:21 AM
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...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Ten Years Ago
A man made off with slightly more than $800 worth of medication and other items from a La Cañada Flintridge pharmacy one Sunday in December 2003, after approaching the store’s counter and demanding the goods. The suspect, described as...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 3:13 PM
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...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 3:09 PM
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...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:55 PM
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...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Police officials are searching for a schizophrenic man who was reported missing six days ago. Without his medication, he is considered "an extreme threat" to himself, according to a public announcement issued today.
The man, 37-year-old Vage Kameryan, is...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 12:10 PM
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...