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  • Rapper Tone Loc sentenced to probation in domestic violence case

    Rapper Tone Loc -- famous for his song "Wild Thing" -- was sentenced Monday to three years of probation and one year of anger management counseling after he pleaded no contest to possession of an assault weapon and domestic violence charges. Loc,...
  • Small Wonders: Isn't that us in a nutshell?

    It is 4 a.m. as I write this. Awakened by God knows what at 3:30 a.m. Such is my designated writing time now. Coffee and keyboard before me, I scan the headlines in hopes of finding something with which to coerce 800 moderately engaging words from my...
  • Glendale police learn the nuances of autism

    Glendale police learn the nuances of autism
    Don Short and Tamara Mark’s encounter with law enforcement hasn’t always been positive, especially when they have been trying to care for their two autistic sons. During a family trip in Hawaii, Short had to restrain one of the couple’s...
  • Tow truck driver allegedly assaulted while trying to repossess car at Glendale Hilton

    A man and woman were arrested Thursday after fighting with a tow truck driver who tried to repossess their Mercedes in the Hilton Glendale parking lot, police said. Collina Arnold, 27, of Grover Beach and Armen Gukusan, 32, of Glendale were taken into...
  • 'Perversion files' shows abuse of Boy Scouts in tri-city area

    Of the roughly 5,000 men and women who were ousted from the Boy Scouts of America on suspicion of sexual abuse, several were tied to cases in the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena region, according to an L.A. Times database of “perversion files”...
  • Police hunt for Old Pasadena sexual assault suspect

    Police hunt for Old Pasadena sexual assault suspect
    Pasadena police on Monday released a sketch depicting a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman on the night of Saturday, Oct. 13, in an Old Pasadena alley. The victim was leaving a business in the area at around 11:30 p.m. when she was approached...
  • Police: Glendale woman stabs dog near eyes

    A 42-year-old Glendale woman faces animal cruelty charges after she stabbed her Shiba Inu dog multiple times around its eyes while she was high on cough syrup, authorities said. Merry Jane Clift pleaded not guilty Wednesday to one felony count of...
  • In Theory: An Italian priest's divisive words

    In Theory: An Italian priest's divisive words
    An Italian Catholic priest is under fire for a Christmas message he made that apparently blames women for domestic violence. Perio Corsi's text, titled “Women and femicide — healthy self-criticism. How often do they provoke?” contains...
  • Glendale man accused of assaulting neighbor

    A 26-year-old Glendale man faces burglary and assault charges after he allegedly broke into his neighbor's apartment on Christmas and fondled her as she slept alongside her husband and 15-month-old daughter, police said. Leopoldo Porras-Ventura was taken...
  • In Theory: Can the Catholic Church restore its image?

    In Theory: Can the Catholic Church restore its image?
    The image ofthe Catholic Church recently was further battered when documents revealed that Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York authorized payments of up to $20,000 each to priests accused of sexual abuse as “motivation” not to contest...
  • Man pleads not guilty to trying to kidnap Glendale girl from front yard

    A 43-year-old man pleaded not guilty Monday to trying to kidnap a 6-year-old as she blew bubbles in front of her Glendale home, police said. Mario Moreno faces one felony count of attempted kidnapping and one misdemeanor count of child molesting, said...
  • Film review: A win for the 'Dark Horse'

    Film review: A win for the 'Dark Horse'
    It may be too obvious an intro, but filmmaker Todd Solondz — whose new film “Dark Horse” opens next week — could himself be considered a dark horse. His films have a strong following at festivals and in art houses, but they are too...