| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:31 AM
A 52-year-old Glendale man was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison and ordered to repay nearly $9.8 million to families, some of whom lost their life savings when they unwittingly participated in his three separate scams, including a Ponzi scheme....
| Dec 7, 2013
| 1:17 PM
A 25-year-old man was arrested this week after he allegedly stole a Glendale woman's idling car, then tried to run over her husband and crashed into a neighbor's fence, police said.
Jose Alvarez was taken into custody about 10:50 p.m. Wednesday after...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 1:33 PM
A 35-year-old Glendale man was arrested this week after a credit-card-making kit and counterfeit credit cards were found hidden inside his vehicle's engine compartment, police said.
John Latiolias and two other men — Marc Cuneo, 51, and Loris...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:38 AM
A roughly hour-long car chase that winded through the Crescenta Valley foothills during rush hour Thursday ended after the fleeing driver surrendered to deputies.
The chase ended in a Tujunga neighborhood at about 8:45 a.m. when officers used the so-...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Two masked men got away with an undisclosed amount of cash Tuesday morning after holding up a Citibank at gunpoint, police said.
At 9:36 a.m., the gun-wielding men, who wore ski masks and hooded sweatshirts, entered the bank in the 400 block of North...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:52 PM
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...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:42 PM
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...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:22 AM
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...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 5:27 PM
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...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:27 AM
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...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Glendale police are seeking help in identifying thieves who stole a fanny pack and ripped a necklace off a 64-year-old Glendale woman's neck this week after knocking her to the ground.
The woman was walking about 9:30 p.m. Monday in the 1400 block of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:17 PM
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...