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  • Pedestrian safety efforts discussed at traffic panel in Glendale

    Pedestrian safety efforts discussed at traffic panel in Glendale
    After Lidiya Badalyan was struck in a crosswalk by a driver in July near Glendale High School, she was hospitalized for two months and remained in a full-body brace as she recovered from several broken bones. But life just isn’t the same anymore...
  • Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed in crash on Angeles Crest Highway

    A 55-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon on Angeles Crest Highway, according to the California Highway Patrol. The motorcyclist was identified as Manuel Lumbattis Morales of Los Angeles, according to CHP Officer Thomas Miller....
  • Area physician dies in motorcycle crash on 2 Freeway

    A prominent local physician was killed Monday night after he lost control of his motorcycle on the Glendale (2) Freeway, officials said. Thomas Grosch, 53, of La Caņada Flintridge was pronounced dead at the crash scene on the 2 Freeway near Mountain...
  • Shots reportedly fired on 2 Freeway in Glendale, CHP says

    Officers were investigating reports of shots fired on the northbound 2 Freeway in Glendale late Tuesday after a stolen vehicle crashed and snarled traffic, the California Highway Patrol told the Los Angeles Times. The vehicle crashed near Foothill...
  • Reward offered in Joseph Gatto shooting case as family seeks public's help

    Reward offered in Joseph Gatto shooting case as family seeks public's help
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto and his family pleaded for the public's help Tuesday in the shooting death of their father, Joseph Gatto, a well-known artist and retired teacher found shot to death in his Silver Lake home. Flanked by Los Angeles Mayor Eric...
  • Tujunga man faces attempted murder, carjacking charges

    Prosecutors charged a reputed gang member Friday with trying to kill two Glendale men during a brazen carjacking and separate shootings earlier this week. Manuel Jesus Rodriguez, 28, of Tujunga faces two felony counts of attempted murder as well as a...
  • Stats reflect Glendale traffic dangers

    Last year was devastating for pedestrians in Glendale as traffic-related fatalities saw a 400% jump from 2012. Fatalities jumped to eight last year, which is substantial compared to 2012 when police logged only two traffic-related deaths, according to...
  • Pedestrian struck by vehicle at Western, Glenoaks

    Pedestrian struck by vehicle at Western, Glenoaks
    An 86-year-old Glendale man suffered severe head trauma Monday afternoon when he was struck by a vehicle on Western Avenue near Glenoaks Boulevard, police said. The man, who wasn’t immediately identified, was taken to Los Angeles County-USC...
  • Update: 86-year-old man dies after he's struck by vehicle

    Update: 86-year-old man dies after he's struck by vehicle
    An 86-year-old Glendale man died Monday after suffering severe head trauma when he was struck by a vehicle on Western Avenue near Glenoaks Boulevard, police said.  Abram Mehrabian was taken to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, where he he was...
  • 818 Roundup: Pedestrian struck and killed in Glendale; Hansen makes history

    818 Roundup: Pedestrian struck and killed in Glendale; Hansen makes history
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. The predicted high in the Burbank area today is 74 and low is 50, the National Weather Service reports. Here are some of the top news headlines in your region: - An 86-year-old pedestrian who...
  • Update: Surveillance video shows man struck by car was in crosswalk

    Update: Surveillance video shows man struck by car was in crosswalk
    An 86-year-old Glendale man died Monday after suffering severe head trauma when he was struck by a vehicle on Western Avenue near Glenoaks Boulevard, police said. Abram Mehrabian was taken to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, where he was...
  • Glendale pedestrian safety effort yields 28 citations

    Glendale pedestrian safety effort yields 28 citations
    Police cited more than two dozen motorists Wednesday during an undercover operation aimed at those who failed to stop for pedestrians. Twenty-eight motorists received citations mostly for reportedly failing to stop for a Glendale police officer, who went...