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  • Glendale denies pedestrian death claim

    The city has denied a wrongful death claim filed by the family of an 83-year-old Glendale man who was struck and killed by a minivan last year on Broadway in a section of the street they allege is dangerous. Members of Kourkin Anouchian’s family...
  • Glendale ranked last among California cities for having the worst drivers

    Glendale ranked last among California cities for having the worst drivers
    Drivers in Glendale are roughly 76% more likely to be involved in a collision than the national average, making them some of the worst motorists nationwide, according to a new insurance report. For the ninth year in row, Glendale ranked near the...
  • Suspect in 210 death turns himself in to Glendale Police

    Suspect in 210 death turns himself in to Glendale Police
    The man suspected of driving a car from which a woman fell onto the Foothill (210) Freeway and was killed this week turned himself in at the Glendale Police Department headquarters on Saturday. Ricardo "Rick" Jimenez, 26, was held in an interview room...
  • Fatal motorcycle crash stalls traffic on westbound 134 Freeway

    Fatal motorcycle crash stalls traffic on westbound 134 Freeway
    Three lanes of the westbound 134 Freeway are closed, snarling traffic through the Burbank and Glendale areas after a fatal motorcycle crash early Tuesday, a spokesman from the California Highway Patrol said. Officers received calls about a downed...
  • Driver allegedly hits motorcyclist in Glendale

    A Glendale motorist was arrested Wednesday night after he allegedly ran a red light and struck a motorcyclist while under the influence of drugs, police said. The motorist, Ivan Ramirez, 30, was taken into custody about 6:30 p.m. on suspicion of DUI and...
  • Rocker Peter Murphy's DUI case gets new hearing

    Rocker Peter Murphy's DUI case gets new hearing
    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Friday continued a hearing for Bauhaus lead singer Peter Murphy, who is accused of rear-ending a vehicle and fleeing to Los Angeles, where an eyewitness blocked him until police arrived. His attorney,...
  • Elderly pedestrian struck, killed in Glendale

    Elderly pedestrian struck, killed in Glendale
    An older woman died Saturday evening after being hit by a car on Doran Street near Glendale Avenue, police said.  A car travelling west on Doran Street hit the 88-year-old Glendale resident, whose identity was not released, at about 6:30 p.m. She was...
  • Police: Woman stepped out between two parked cars when fatally struck

    An 88-year-old Glendale woman was struck and fatally injured by a car Saturday on Doran Street near Glendale Avenue, police said. The woman, who police identified as Balasan Mirzabegianliwasgan, was pronounced dead that evening at Glendale Adventist...
  • Woman fatally struck by car identified

    An 88-year-old Glendale woman was struck and fatally injured by a car Saturday on Doran Street near Glendale Avenue, police said. The woman, who police identified as Balasan Mirzabegianliwasgan, was pronounced dead that evening at Glendale Adventist...
  • Man crashes car into jewelry store on Brand Boulevard

    Man crashes car into jewelry store on Brand Boulevard
    This article was updated to include more information. A car piloted by an 83-year-old driver plowed into a jewelry store on Brand Boulevard Wednesday after he reportedly drove forward, rather than putting the vehicle into reverse as he intended,...
  • Three vehicle involved in crash on 134 Freeway

    Three vehicle involved in crash on 134 Freeway
    This story has been updated. See details below. Two people were transported to the hospital after a three-vehicle crash Friday morning on the westbound Ventura (134) Freeway that left one vehicle flipped on its side, according to fire officials. The...
  • Glendale couple united in family's memory

    Glendale couple united in family's memory
    Last August, Vach√© Thomassian celebrated his sister's whirlwind wedding — complete with a traditional church ceremony and a tour of the bride and groom's favorite locations in Armenia. The two were so in love and their friends and families...