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  • Drayman may not serve full year sentence

    Drayman may not serve full year sentence
    Former Councilman John Drayman, who has been convicted of embezzlement, is expected to be released from Los Angeles County jail on Sept. 26, which would cut the one-year sentence he received on Monday roughly in half.
  • Weston given six-year sentence for attack

    Weston given six-year sentence for attack
    The last defendant in a saga of more than four years involving the torture and kidnapping of two loan modification agents in Glendale was sentenced Wednesday to six years in state prison. La Cañada resident Daniel Weston, 56, is one of five defendants...

    Judge rejects Drayman plea deal, says deserves prison if found guilty

    Judge rejects Drayman plea deal, says deserves prison if found guilty
    A judge on Friday rejected a plea deal reached between prosecutors and a former Glendale councilman accused of embezzling at least $304,000, calling the agreement a “slap on the wrist” for someone in a position of public trust. Los Angeles...

    Glendale police to hold DUI checkpoint

    Glendale police will be cracking down on drunk drivers this weekend by holding a sobriety checkpoint at an undisclosed location in the city between 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 a.m. Sunday. Officers will also be checking to ensure drivers are licensed,...

    Antonovich calls for reducing early releases from jails

    Antonovich calls for reducing early releases from jails
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich asked sheriff's officials to look into ways to stem early releases of county jail inmates serving time for violence and sex crimes, after a report by the Los Angeles Times on the increasing number of...