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  • Man convicted of killing four inside Valley Village restaurant

    Man convicted of killing four inside Valley Village restaurant

    A jury Tuesday convicted a Los Angeles man of killing four people after he fired more than 50 shots inside a Valley Village restaurant during a memorial gathering in 2010. The jury of nine men and three women found Nerses Arthur Galstyan guilty of two counts of first-degree murder with the special...

  • 2 dead, 1 injured after apparent murder-suicide in Valley Village

    2 dead, 1 injured after apparent murder-suicide in Valley Village

    One woman was killed and another critically injured Monday in a Valley Village apartment complex, where police say a man apparently cut one of the women with a hatchet and shot both of them before turning the gun on himself. Officers responded to the 12400 block of Weddington Street about 10:30...

  • Driver ordered to stand trial in electrocution deaths

    Driver ordered to stand trial in electrocution deaths

    A 19-year-old driver who crashed into a utility pole in Valley Village has been ordered to stand trial for manslaughter in the deaths of two women who tried to come to his aid, only to be electrocuted by downed power lines. Arman Samsonian of Glendale slammed his sport utility vehicle into a light...

  • Glendale man used explosives in attempt to rob ATMs, police say

    Glendale man used explosives in attempt to rob ATMs, police say

    Burbank police have arrested a Glendale man who is suspected of using explosives in an attempt to steal the contents of two ATMs. On April 8, officers were called to Magnolia Car Wash at around 4:20 a.m. after receiving word of a possible explosion. Burbank Police Sgt. Derek Green said the officers...

  • Doughnut shop owner scuffles with suspects during armed robbery

    Doughnut shop owner scuffles with suspects during armed robbery

    The owner of a Burbank doughnut shop was attacked early Wednesday morning during an armed robbery, according to police. Two men wearing hooded sweatshirts and masks entered Kim’s Donuts and Coffee on Victory Boulevard around 5:25 a.m. Burbank Police Lt. Travis Irving said at least one of the men...

  • Transient arrested after allegedly pulling a knife on worker at aid center

    A transient is in custody after allegedly pulling a knife on a worker at the Burbank Temporary Aid Center, known as BTAC, Monday morning, police said. Kenneth Jackson, 30, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon and false imprisonment by the Los Angeles County district attorney's office after...

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