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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Paul Walker death: Father recalls 'Fast and Furious' star's big heart

    The grieving father of "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker, who died Saturday when the Porsche he was riding in slammed into a tree and concrete lamp post, said he was proud of his son "every day of his life," the Los Angeles Times reported....
  • 'Fast and Furious' actor and Glendale native Paul Walker dies in car crash

    'Fast and Furious' actor and Glendale native Paul Walker dies in car crash
    Actor Paul Walker and one other person were killed in a fiery vehicle crash Saturday in Valencia, Walker’s representatives confirmed on social media. Walker, 40, was best known for his role in the “Fast and Furious” movie franchise....
  • Mother of teen killed by school bus arrested

    Mother of teen killed by school bus arrested
    The mother of a 13-year-old boy who was struck and killed in May by a school bus was arrested early Tuesday after she allegedly stabbed her longtime partner in his stomach during a dispute over drugs. The boy’s 30-year-old mother, Karen Hernandez,...
  • Group to eye traffic safety in Glendale

    Glendale officials plan to take a new approach in addressing pedestrian safety issues following a recent string of collisions and fatalities in the city. They are forming a subcommittee of the Transportation and Parking Commission to look into safety...
  • Boy struck by car while chasing tennis ball

    A boy suffered serious injuries Thursday after he was struck by a vehicle as he chased a tennis ball that rolled onto Verdugo Road, police said. The boy, who is approximately 13 years old, was taken to Children's Hospital Los Angeles, where he was...
  • 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...