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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Glendale resident discovers he had died years ago, according to credit file

    Robert Marcum knew he had a problem when he found out he was dead. The tragic news arrived recently as he was trying to close a deal to buy property in Palm Springs. Marcum, 70, was informed that, according to his credit file, he'd passed away a couple...
  • Three arrested in alleged mail theft

    Three arrested in alleged mail theft
    Two women and a man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to stealing mail belonging to more than 100 victims from throughout Los Angeles County. Glendale police discovered the stolen mail Sunday during a search of a car and room at the Motel Sakura in the 1500...
  • Suspect robs downtown Glendale cell phone store at gunpoint

    A thief got away with several hundreds of dollars Monday after robbing a cell phone store in downtown Glendale at gunpoint, police said. No one was hurt during the robbery, which occurred about 1:21 p.m. at Metro PCS in the 1100 block of East Broadway,...
  • 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...
  • Man charged with sexual assault after woman responds to his job ad

    Man charged with sexual assault after woman responds to his job ad
    An Arkansas man who posed as a musician was charged Tuesday with allegedly sexually assaulting a 21-year-old Illinois woman in Glendale after she responded to his Craigslist job posting for a personal assistant, police said. Garry Dwayne Boga, who also...
  • Disguised bandit robs Glendale store

    View Larger Map A man wearing a long-haired wig and women's sunglasses on Tuesday robbed a South Glendale store at gunpoint and fled with unspecific amount of cash, police said. The robbery occurred about 11:29 a.m. in the offices of Arko Foods...
  • Teens cited for alleged Glendale, Burbank home burglaries

    Three teens were cited this week for allegedly burglarizing seven homes in Burbank and Glendale and stealing four guns, cash and jewelry, police said Wednesday. Police cited and released a 17-year-old Sun Valley boy and two Burbank boys, ages 16 and 17,...
  • Burbank man caught allegedly burglarizing Glendale homes

    A 28-year-old Burbank man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to burglary charges after police say he repeatedly attempted to trespass into several homes. Lorenzo Gutierrez faces one felony count of first and second-degree home burglary each, as well as one...