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  • Police: Masked man robs San Fernando Road gas station

    A partially-masked man robbed a gas station on San Fernando Road in Glendale at gunpoint Tuesday night, police said. Officers arrived about 9:47 p.m. to Arco gas in the 5800 block of San Fernando Road after receiving calls about a man, seen wearing a...
  • Thieves snatch grave markers at Grand View Memorial Park

    Thieves snatch grave markers at Grand View Memorial Park
    Three bronze grave markers were stolen and two others were uprooted this week from the cemetery grounds at the Grand View Memorial Park. A volunteer reported on Wednesday morning that someone had cut open a padlock on the cemetery’s main gate in...
  • Retired boxer arrested for allegedly stealing drill

    Retired boxer arrested for allegedly stealing drill
    A retired professional featherweight boxer was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing a drill from a parking lot attendant’s booth, police said. The 34-year-old boxer, Vilyam Abelyan — who also goes by William — was taken into custody...
  • Xanax, Vicodin and Norco pills stolen from Glendale pharmacy

    Thieves allegedly broke into a south Glendale pharmacy on Tuesday and stole prescription pills, police said. An employee arrived at about 9 a.m. at the pharmacy in the 400 block of West Broadway and noticed a window on the eastside of the building was...
  • Glendale police: See a crime, go online

    Starting Tuesday, residents will be able to report crimes and file police reports online from their computers or smartphones. The Glendale Police Department is launching its new Citizens Online Reporting system. It provides residents another avenue to...
  • Alleged fraud ring involving local residents busted

    Six Glendale and Burbank residents were arrested Thursday in an alleged massive tax and bank fraud ring that resulted in the Internal Revenue Service paying more than $7 million in refunds for bogus claims — some of which were issued for deceased...
  • Relatives want family member's stolen ashes returned

    Relatives want family member's stolen ashes returned
    A Glendale family is pleading for the public's help in finding their deceased family member's ashes, which were stolen Sunday from their minivan. The family's matriarch was 87-year-old Burbank resident Lois LaRocco, who died Aug. 28 due to...
  • Off-duty investigator stops alleged bike theft

    A 35-year-old man was arrested Sunday after an off-duty private investigator allegedly saw him stealing a bicycle and held him at gunpoint until police arrived at the scene, officials said. David Plutae, who was once a Glendale resident, was taken into...
  • National Charity League joins Twelve Oaks protest

    National Charity League joins Twelve Oaks protest
    Jim Davidson, 92, broke into tears Wednesday afternoon as roughly 100 protesters marched around him in an attempt to save his home, a senior-care facility in La Crescenta, from closure.  “We all expected to live there until we died. We didn't want...
  • Lost ashes are returned

    Lost ashes are returned
    A stolen urn containing the cremated remains of an 87-year-old Burbank woman was returned to her family Thursday after a gardener found it in some bushes outside an apartment building. The gardener reportedly found the stolen urn on Monday in the 800...
  • Start the Presses: Inside story on a political hit piece

    Start the Presses: Inside story on a political hit piece
    On my desk sits a pink-and-black political mailer that screams that Assemblyman Mike Gatto is "Porn's Best Friend." Inside is a nearly 1,000-word piece, taken word-for-word, and without permission, from the Glendale News-Press. Perhaps you've received a...
  • Alleged bogus businesswoman arrested on suspicion of fraud

    Alleged bogus businesswoman arrested on suspicion of fraud
    A woman who ran an apparent bogus business in Glendale was arrested this week after she allegedly defrauded elderly victims who paid her to help them get Section 8 housing vouchers to avoid a long waiting list, police said. Naira Shakhmuradyan was taken...