| 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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:09 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:08 PM
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...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:55 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:13 PM
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...
| 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...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 8:56 AM
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...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 9:39 AM
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...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:26 PM
With just a week into a new school year, thieves dealt a blow to students at Glenoaks Elementary School by stealing roughly $16,000 worth of Apple computers, police said.
Teachers discovered the theft Saturday morning when they found that eight computers...