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Domestic Violence

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  • Op-Ed: Working to serve the victims of abuse

    I made a phone call 12 years ago that changed my life. After 16 years in an abusive relationship and a call to 911, I found myself in search of assistance beyond what police and courts could offer. Making dozens of phone calls from referral after referral, I finally reached Family Service Agency (FSA) and was able to speak with another domestic-violence survivor, a woman who understood what my children and I had endured and how to best help us.
  • Man held in wake of wife's death

    A 70-year-old Burbank man remained in jail Friday in lieu of $1.02-million bail as authorities awaited the official cause of death for his wife, who was found dead with a head wound in their home three days earlier. Than man, Joseph Robert Brancato,...

    Burbank man charged in beating death of wife has violent record

    A 70-year-old Burbank man charged with murder after allegedly beating his wife to death with a chair leg has a history of spousal abuse that dates to the late 1980s, court documents show. The man, Joseph Robert Brancato, was convicted of spousal abuse...

    Woman arrested at councilman's house

    A 52-year-old woman was arrested at City Councilman David Gordon's house Monday night on suspicion of battery against a spouse or cohabitant, according to police records. The woman, Barbara Chin, was booked and released on $20,000 bond, and is...

    Police report, April 14: Man arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

    400 block of East Valencia Avenue A 42-year-old man was arrested April 11 on suspicion of domestic violence and assault with a deadly weapon. Tulare Avenue and North Naomi Street A 23-year-old man was arrested April 10 on suspicion of possession of...