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  • In Theory: Does God answer simple questions?

    A post has been making the rounds recently on social media sites such as Facebook in which a man asks God a series of questions and God answers. The man starts off by asking, "Why did you let so much stuff happen to me today?" He goes on to list several...
  • Police make two more arrests in killing D.A. officials call a hate crime

    Los Angeles police on Thursday arrested two additional suspects in the murder of Glendale resident Joshua West, a violent killing that prosecutors have described as a hate crime motivated by West’s sexual orientation. West, 33, was beaten, shot,...
  • Man arrested in connection with alleged Canyon Country hate crime

    Authorities arrested a man in Bell early Saturday morning in connection with an alleged hate crime last week in Canyon Country. Omar Chaparro, 20, was involved in a confrontation with two other men July 19 and stabbed one of them, the Los Angeles County...
  • Trayvon Martin: Give it a rest

    Trayvon Martin: Give it a rest
    I am appalled though not surprised to see your liberal socialist rag continue to fan the flames of controversy and racial tension by publishing an inflammatory and overly opinionated letter, such as the one in Saturday's "Your Turn" column by Maj. Gen....
  • Prosecutors: Glendale man planned murder of ex-boyfriend to collect insurance money

    A 34-year-old Glendale man who allegedly planned the brutal killing of his estranged boyfriend to collect his life insurance policy was charged in court Monday with one count of murder and attempted kidnapping. Los Angeles County prosecutors allege ...
  • Sikh man, 82, beaten with pipe in Fresno in suspected hate crime

    FRESNO -- An 82 year-old Sikh man was beaten with a steel pipe outside a Fresno temple in what police believe is a hate crime, setting the Central Valley's well-established Sikh community on edge.  Piara Singh, strong for his age and universally known...
  • Former Guatemala dictator Rios Montt found guilty of genocide

    Former Guatemala dictator Rios Montt found guilty of genocide
     MEXICO CITY -- Efrain Rios Montt, the former Guatemalan military dictator who ruled his country during one of the bloodiest phases of its civil war, was found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity Friday for the systematic massacre and...
  • Glendale schools to take April 24 off

    Glendale Unified students and teachers will have next April 24 off in commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, following an agreement signed by school officials and the teachers union this week. Thousands of students of Armenian descent typically skip...
  • Schiff introduces Genocide resolution, again

    Schiff introduces Genocide resolution, again
    In what has become an annual exercise, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) this week introduced a House resolution calling on the U.S. to formally recognize the Armenian Genocide, in which roughly 1.5 million Armenians were massacred by Ottoman Turks from 1915...
  • News-Press Editorial: Tending the flame of genocide's victims

    Those tending the flame of those who perished in the Armenian Genocide had a bit of a mixed bag this week. In happy news, Glendale Unified and its teachers' union agreed to make April 24 — the day that commemorates the horror — an official day...
  • L.A. County sees drop in number of hate crimes but a rise in violence

    L.A. County sees drop in number of hate crimes but a rise in violence
    Hate crimes in Los Angeles County hit their second-lowest point in 23 years last year, but violent attacks based on race and sexual orientation rose from 2011, according to a report released Wednesday by the Los Angeles County Commission on Human...