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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...

  • Homeless man tries to flee from Burbank police after suspicious fire near freeway reported

    Homeless man tries to flee from Burbank police after suspicious fire near freeway reported

    A local homeless man may have been responsible for a quarter-acre brush fire near the Burbank Boulevard overpass near downtown Burbank Wednesday evening, according to police. Edwin Matos was arrested on suspicion of arson by the Burbank Police Department after authorities received reports of a...

  • Former Burbank officer accused of attempted murder and kidnapping in Pasadena

    Former Burbank officer accused of attempted murder and kidnapping in Pasadena

    A former Burbank police officer was arrested by Pasadena police on suspicion of slitting a woman’s throat and attempting to kidnap another woman early Monday evening. The attack took place sometime around 5:30 p.m. when a woman sitting against a low retaining wall in the 600 block of South Arroyo...

  • Burbank police investigate attempted robbery at bowling alley

    Burbank police investigate attempted robbery at bowling alley

    Burbank police are investigating an early-morning break-in that occurred Tuesday at the Pickwick Bowl, where thieves are suspected of trying to rob an ATM. Sometime around 3:20 a.m., officers responded to a call about a burglary in progress at the bowling alley located at 921 Riverside Drive. Sgt....

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