Good morning, readers! Today is Tuesday, April 8, 2014. The high is predicted to reach 90 and low 59 in the Glendale region.
These are the top headlines in your area this morning:
- Former Councilman John Drayman was shaking as he was handcuffed in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom Monday morning after he was sentenced to one year in Los Angeles County jail.
- Before sentencing former Mayor John Drayman to one year in county jail for embezzling money from a local farmer’s market, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Stephen Marcus compared Drayman to other public officials who have made recent headlines for corruption-related charges.
- The 66-year-old man who died last week during a massage at a Glendale spa still wasn't identified and the cause of death remains pending, according to Los Angeles County Coroner’s officials.
- A 67-year-old Van Nuys skier who crashed into a tree at a Lake Tahoe resort has died, authorities told the Los Angeles Times.
- A man was fatally shot near a North Hollywood elementary school early Monday morning, shortly after police say they made contact with him as he was attempting to cut down trees in a nearby park.
-- Nicole Charky, firstname.lastname@example.org
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