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  • Glendale woman assaulted by alleged purse snatcher

    A Glendale woman was assaulted Saturday during a robbery attempt in downtown Glendale, police said. She refused medical treatment after being hit in the face with the alleged thief's jacket, according to Glendale police. The woman was waiting for the...
  • 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,...
  • Man gets life in prison for raping unconscious woman in Glendale motel

    A 36-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for kidnapping a Burbank woman in 2006 and raping her in a Glendale hotel room, officials said. Edward Nikolayan must also serve six to eight years concurrently for the additional charges of...
  • YWCA candlelight vigil marks domestic violence

    YWCA candlelight vigil marks domestic violence
    Candles lined the stage, lighting life-sized cutouts of a mother and child. The darkened room at the YWCA in Glendale flickered with dozens of candles, quiet for a moment of silence as people lowered their heads as part of a vigil Thursday night to...
  • Charges filed in alleged meth bust

    Charges filed in alleged meth bust
    Charges have been filed against two women and a man who were arrested last week after Glendale police allegedly discovered more than $500,000 in methamphetamine and cocaine in a drug lab in Huntington Park. Laura Sanchez, 30, Sergio Sanchez Velazquez,...
  • Intersections: Comfort woman statue debate continues

    Intersections: Comfort woman statue debate continues
    Over the past two weeks, I've been on the receiving end of endless emails opposing the planned Central Park monument honoring "comfort women." Along with more than 140 recipients — including the Glendale City Council and dozens and dozens of...
  • Survivor writes memoir of drug abuse, recovery

    Survivor writes memoir of drug abuse, recovery
    As a single mother of three kids working two jobs, snorting crystal meth made Debra Collins feel like she could "climb a mountain." "I felt like I was a fully charged light bulb." But then Collins lost her job. Bills went unpaid. Checks bounced. She...
  • Phony music exec who lured sexual assault victim via Craigslist gets prison

    An Arkansas man has been sentenced to six years in prison for sexually assaulting a 21-year-old woman in Glendale after she responded to his job posting for a personal assistant on Craigslist. Garry Dwayne Boga, 27, pleaded no contest Tuesday to one...
  • Being fattened up for life

    Being fattened up for life
    Silver Ray is a shadow of his former self. Skinny, his hips stick out and his back caves in because there's not enough flesh to fill him out. He has the equivalent of horse dandruff, and his tongue hangs out of his mouth because his front teeth are...
  • News-Press Cartoon: Shameful living in Glendale

    News-Press Cartoon: Shameful living in Glendale
    It seems that Glendale had more than its share of mayhem recently. Two men were recently charged for aledgedly assaulting a homeless man -- for no apparent reason -- a woman spat at officers outside a Burger King and two other men were charged with...
  • Faith and Life: The unhealthy view of sex

    Our society and media have done a great deal to taint and perversely hardwire our brains for an unhealthy view of sex. In treating men and women in my practice who struggle with sex addiction or pornography — or who are simply are still stuck with...
  • In Theory: Can people be possessed?

    In Theory Question: A group of Catholic bishops gathered in Baltimore last week to examine what scripture and canon law have to say about exorcism. According to CNN's Belief Blog, bishops will look at what the Bible says, "paying careful attention to...