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Grandmother arraigned for assault
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated May 17, 1961 reads "Mrs. Gloria La Forge, center in dark glasses, walked out of Division 68, Van Nuys Municipal Court, Tuesday, after being arraigned before Judge Francis A. Cochran on charges of assault with intent to commit murder. She is free without bail until her preliminary hearing May 28. The 72-year-old great-grandmother Monday night shot and critically wounded her granddaughter's boy friend, Valley band leader Jack Royal, after she accused him of breaking up the granddaughter's home. Royal is in fair condition today at Los Angeles General Hospital."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Van Nuys Courthouse (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Women--California--Los Angeles
Female offenders--California--Los Angeles
Grandmothers--California--Los Angeles
Criminals--California--Los Angeles
Crime--California--Los Angeles
Courthouses--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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