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Transportation Disasters

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  • Glendale Police Department gets grant

    The Glendale Police Department has been awarded a $228,000 grant for specialized enforcement and education operations for a range of issues, including distracted driving, pedestrian safety and repeat offenders. The grant was one of 46 totaling $10.2...
  • Short pursuit ends in crash, neighborhood lockdown in South Glendale

    Police are looking for a driver who allegedly fled from them during a traffic stop, then crashed and ran into a South Glendale neighborhood. Glendale police officers have set up a perimeter in the neighborhood surrounding of Griswold and Colorado...
  • Man eludes Glendale police perimeter set up after crash, foot pursuit

    A suspected gang member was able to evade a police perimeter set up in South Glendale on Tuesday after he led officers on a brief car chase, crashed and then fled on foot. Officers wrapped up a roughly six-hour search Tuesday afternoon for the driver,...
  • Deputies injured in fight, car crash

    Two deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, including one from the Crescenta Valley Station, were treated for minor injuries following a fight with a suspect and a related car crash in Altadena Saturday afternoon.   The suspect...
  • Reward offered in hit-and-run that severely injured cyclist

    Authorities on Monday announced a $25,000 reward for details leading to the arrest and conviction of a hit-and-run motorist who struck and severely-injured a 36-year-old cyclist riding near Griffith Park. The reward from the Los Angeles City Council...
  • Men suspected for taking part in Glendale home invasion robbery due in court

    Men suspected for taking part in Glendale home invasion robbery due in court
    Two men are expected to be arraigned Friday on charges that they allegedly forced their way into a Glendale home, beat one of the residents and robbed others at gunpoint before fleeing and eventually getting arrested after a brief police pursuit,...
  • Enforcement and inspection checkpoint nets 44 commercial vehicles

    Enforcement and inspection checkpoint nets 44 commercial vehicles
    Cracked axles, overweight loads and flat tires were some of the more than 100 violations discovered on large commercial vehicles during Wednesday's specialized enforcement and inspection in Glendale. One of the vehicles was a 40,000-pound truck with two...
  • Peter Murphy arrested for alleged DUI hit-and-run in Glendale

    Peter Murphy arrested for alleged DUI hit-and-run in Glendale
    Peter Murphy, lead singer of British Goth rock band Bauhaus, was arrested Saturday after he allegedly rear-ended a vehicle in Glendale, injured the driver and then fled to Los Angeles, where he was blocked by an eyewitness until police arrived,...
  • Surviving victims, family members in deadly Christmas Day car crash file claims

    Surviving victims and family members of a deadly Pasadena car crash that occurred during a police pursuit on Christmas Day — a Glendale woman and a Daly City boy — have filed claims against the city that could pave the way for wrongful death...
  • Man killed by Lexus that plowed into Glendale bakery is identified

    Man killed by Lexus that plowed into Glendale bakery is identified
    A 55-year-old man who was killed Thursday when a 71-year-old motorist plowed through a cake shop in Glendale has been identified as Stepan Vardanyan. The Glendale resident was pronounced dead shortly after 12:30 p.m. at Oledina’s Cake Factory in...
  • 19-year-old Glendale driver charged in good Samaritan electrocution deaths

    19-year-old Glendale driver charged in good Samaritan electrocution deaths
    The 19-year-old driver in a Valley Village car crash that electrocuted two good Samaritans has been charged with two counts of vehicular manslaughter, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Friday. Aman Samsonian, 19, of Glendale,...
  • Police: Driver charged in death of Glendale woman in Pasadena is a parolee with gang ties

    The driver whose flight from a traffic stop led to a crash in Pasadena on Christmas Day that killed a Glendale woman is a parolee with ties to gangs and a warrant out for his arrest, police officials said. Darrell Williams, 22, of Pasadena, was...