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    • Two arrested in Tarzana slaying: 'Drug use was at the root,' police say

      Two arrested in Tarzana slaying: 'Drug use was at the root,' police say

      Two people have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a man found dead near a crashed, stolen car earlier this month, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.  Joseph Perez-Coronel, 22, and Cindy Catalan, 25, were arrested in a San Fernando motel Monday morning, just days...

    • Chris Brown's home ransacked; relative forced into closet at gunpoint

      Chris Brown's home ransacked; relative forced into closet at gunpoint

      Singer Chris Brown’s home was broken into again. This time, Los Angeles police said four to five men ransacked his Tarzana home on Citrus Ridge Drive early Wednesday and forced a family member into a closet at gunpoint. At about 1 a.m., the family member, whom KTLA identified as Brown’s aunt, woke...

    • Chris Brown's home invaded; relative forced into closet at gunpoint

      Chris Brown's home invaded; relative forced into closet at gunpoint

      Three men forced their way into singer Chris Brown’s Tarzana home early Wednesday, ordered a family member into a closet at gunpoint and made off with cash and electronics, police said. The men, disguised with ski masks and at least one armed with a gun, went into the home in the 19600 block of...

    • 'Victory parade' car chase ends when bystander blocks driver's path

      'Victory parade' car chase ends when bystander blocks driver's path

      A man suspected of driving under the influence smiled and waved at bystanders Friday evening as he led police on a low-speed chase in the San Fernando Valley. About 10 police vehicles and a police helicopter followed the man as he drove slowly down Reseda Boulevard. His car, a black convertible...

    • CHP: Man who tried to run over officer in pursuit has warrants

      CHP: Man who tried to run over officer in pursuit has warrants

      A man who led police and California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed pursuit Monday from Agoura Hills to Tarzana was wanted on two warrants for assault with a deadly weapon, officials said. The chase lasted less than an hour, but in that time the driver allegedly tried to run over a CHP...

    • Dramatic freeway pursuit by cops ends as driver is boxed in by traffic

      Dramatic freeway pursuit by cops ends as driver is boxed in by traffic

      A high-speed pursuit came to a dramatic end Monday morning in Tarzana when a driver fleeing police got stuck in traffic and was pulled from his vehicle at gunpoint in front of onlookers. The chase began about 8:30 a.m. on the eastbound 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills when a California Highway Patrol...

    • Man shot by police outside Tarzana home

      Los Angeles police shot a man who allegedly confronted officers with a shotgun outside a home in Tarzana, a police spokesman said late Friday.The victim was taken to a hospital but his condition was not immediately available, said Sgt. Barry Montgomery.

      No officers were injured, Montgomery said.The...

    • Khloe Kardashian, Lamar Odom report $200,000 theft at former home
      Khloe Kardashian, Lamar Odom report $200,000 theft at former home

      Los Angeles police are investigating the theft of more than $200,000 of valuables from a Tarzana home that belonged to Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom.

      The theft was discovered Monday at the Mediterranean-style villa in gated Mulholland Park. Law enforcement sources said there were no signs of...

    • Woman swipes ring, $150,000 in diamonds from two stores
      Woman swipes ring, $150,000 in diamonds from two stores

      Investigators in Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties are searching Thursday for a woman who, using sleight of hand, was able to steal $150,000 worth of loose diamonds from one store and a 5.7-carat diamond ring from another, authorities said.

      The woman, who is believed to be between 50 and...

    • Speed a factor in deadly seven-vehicle Tarzana crash, police say
      Speed a factor in deadly seven-vehicle Tarzana crash, police say

      Speed was a factor in a seven-vehicle crash in Tarzana late Monday night that left one woman dead, police said Tuesday.

      The crash occurred about 11 p.m. on Ventura Boulevard east of Corbin Avenue near the border dividing Tarzana and Reseda.

      A Ford Taurus moving eastbound slammed into several vehicles...

    • Man gets 23 years for killing ex-wife and injuring her boyfriend

      Hrant Meguerian fatally shot Azniv Meguerian in the family's home in Tarzana.

    • Man who shot ex-wife to death and tried to kill her boyfriend is sentenced

      A Tarzana man was sentenced Tuesday to 23 years and four months in state prison for fatally shooting his ex-wife and trying to kill her boyfriend.

      L.A. County Superior Court Judge Joseph A. Brandolino sentenced Hrant Meguerian, 60, for convictions of voluntary manslaughter and second-degree attempted...

    • Man faces 23 years for killing ex-wife, wounding her boyfriend
      Man faces 23 years for killing ex-wife, wounding her boyfriend

      A Tarzana man is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday for the shooting death of his ex-wife.

      Hrant Meguerian, 60, pleaded guilty last month to voluntary manslaughter for fatally shooting his ex-wife, Azniv Meguerian, and wounding her boyfriend, Michael Carver, in December at the Tarzana home they...

    • Suspected arsonist arrested after string of fires in Sherman Oaks
      Suspected arsonist arrested after string of fires in Sherman Oaks

      A man in his 50s was arrested shortly after midnight Thursday in connection with six fires started within about an hour along Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks. 

      The suspect was spotted by authorities and taken into custody near the intersection of Katherine Avenue and Moorpark Street, said Los...

    • Masked man attempts to kidnap Tarzana girl, 6, from her bed
      Masked man attempts to kidnap Tarzana girl, 6, from her bed

      Los Angeles police are looking for a man who tried to kidnap a 6-year-old girl in Tarzana while wearing a mask earlier this week.

      On early Monday morning, police said, a masked man walked into an apartment off Miranda Street and Reseda Boulevard through an unlocked patio door. The man scooped up...

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