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  • Woman escapes when kidnapper takes her to breakfast, police say

    Los Angeles Police arrested a Van Nuys man accused of kidnapping his former girlfriend after an hours-long standoff on Sunday, police said. Police said Wember Ernesto Servellon, 32, kidnapped his ex-girlfriend at knifepoint Sunday and forced her into...
  • 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...
  • As campaigns wind down, rhetoric and accusations heat up

    A flurry of accusations unleashed over the weekend by supporters of Greg Krikorian — the Republican challenger to Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) — closed out what for months has been a contentious race. Each side has been crying...
  • Police urge playground vigilance

    Police urge playground vigilance
    Burbank police are urging families to be vigilant when visiting city parks after broken glass was found buried beneath playground slides at Johnny Carson Park on two separate occasions this month. Officers said they do not have any hard evidence...
  • North Hollywood man among 200 convicts arrested in sweep

    More than 200 illegal immigrants convicted of crimes have been arrested in Southern California in a nationwide sweep, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Wednesday. In all, more than 2,900 convicted criminal immigrants were arrested...
  • 'Modern Family' teen to stay with sister until trial, judge rules

    'Modern Family' teen to stay with sister until trial, judge rules
    Teen actress Ariel Winter of "Modern Family" will stay with her sister under temporary guardianship and her case will be set for trial, a judge ruled Tuesday. L.A. County Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas said a report by the county Department of...
  • 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...
  • 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...