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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...
  • Coroner's office identifies man struck, killed after crash on Ventura Freeway

    Coroner's office identifies man struck, killed after crash on Ventura Freeway
    The coroner’s office on Sunday identified the man who was struck twice and killed on the Ventura (134) Freeway early Saturday morning after he’s had exited his vehicle following an earlier crash. The driver was Ajene Pierre Mohr, 42, of...
  • Man struck, killed after crash on Ventura Freeway

    Man struck, killed after crash on Ventura Freeway
    A driver who got out of his car following a crash on the Ventura (134) Freeway in Glendale early Saturday morning died after being struck twice by oncoming traffic, according to California Highway Patrol investigators. The name of the driver, who was...
  • Helicopter had 'mechanical problems' before Griffith Park crash

    A helicopter on a routine flight over Los Angeles made a "hard landing" in Griffith Park around 2:17 p.m. Thursday after experiencing "mechanical problems," fire officials said.  The pilot and three passengers, who were not immediately identified,...
  • Glendale raises reward ante to find Griffith Park hit-and-run driver

    Glendale raises reward ante to find Griffith Park hit-and-run driver
    The City Council on Tuesday begrudgingly approved a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the motorist who struck cyclist Damian Kevitt near Griffith Park, maiming him to the point where he lost part of his right leg....
  • Motorcyclist seriously injured in Glendale after high-speed pursuit

    Motorcyclist seriously injured in Glendale after high-speed pursuit
    A motorcyclist was seriously injured Sunday after he reportedly led police on a high-speed pursuit that ended when he lost control of the bike and crashed into a BMW, officials said. Adrian Sandoval Perez, 21, of Arleta suffered broken bones and internal...
  • Pair of cars crash into two separate Glendale buildings

    Two motorists crashed into buildings in two separate collisions Monday morning, police said. The first crash occurred about 8:24 a.m. at Everett and Colorado streets, police said. An eastbound driver reportedly failed to stop for a red light before...
  • 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,...
  • Separate Glendale crashes cause injuries, snarl Monday commute

    Separate Glendale crashes cause injuries, snarl Monday commute
    The morning commute proved to be challenging Monday after two separate traffic crashes -- including a car that smashed into a glass storefront -- tied up public safety resources and resulted in several injuries. Of the five people who sustained...
  • Couple arrested for allegedly lying about Glendale hit-and-run

    A couple was arrested Sunday after they allegedly lied about being carjacked to avoid being investigated for fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run collision, police said. Glendale police said Amarah Hernandez, 19, of San Clemente waited eight minutes before...
  • Glendale police arrest man after high-speed chase, foot pursuit

    A 37-year-old Glendale man was arrested early Thursday after he allegedly led police on a pursuit, got away and then crashed his car. Angelito Ancheta was taken into custody about 4:29 a.m. at Chevy Chase Drive and Garfield Avenue after he abandoned his...
  • Small plane crashes in North Glendale, cutting power to neighborhood

    Small plane crashes in North Glendale, cutting power to neighborhood
    The pilot of a single-engine plane crashed into the front yard of a North Glendale home Monday night, knocking down power lines before coming to a rest upside down, police said.  The 55-year-old pilot, who walked away from the wreckage, is expected to...