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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Coroners identify victim of fatal 134 Freeway crash

    Coroners identify victim of fatal 134 Freeway crash
    Los Angeles County Coroner's officials have identified a 37-year-old motorist who was killed Friday when he lost control of his vehicle, which overturned on the Ventura (134) Freeway in Glendale. The motorist, Jimmy Hughes Jr., was pronounced dead at the...
  • Police issue fewer texting citations

    Police issue fewer texting citations
    Glendale police are attributing a decline in the number of citations issued for texting and talking while driving to increased public awareness. Officers wrote 2,182 tickets for the first eight months this year, down from the 3,236 issued last year,...
  • Bicyclist struck by car on Angeles Crest

    A bicyclist in La CaƱada Flintridge suffered major injuries on Tuesday after being struck by a car on Angeles Crest Highway, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Angela Shepherd said. The victim, a 30-year-old man visiting from Oregon, was transported...
  • Crash, foot chase prompt police lockdown of Glendale neighborhood

    Police on Monday found a kilogram of cocaine inside a car and arrested one man after a foot pursuit prompted a roughly three-hour lockdown of a nearby neighborhood. The driver, Jabbar Lattimore, 30, was arrested after he and his passenger allegedly...
  • Glendale police nab man after motorcycle chase

    A motorcyclist was arrested Saturday night after allegedly leading police on a high-speed pursuit on city streets that ended when he crashed and was thrown from his bike. Hovhannes Markarian, 23 of North Hollywood, was taken into custody about 10:47 p.m....
  • Glendale police officer recognized by state for DUI arrests

    Glendale police officer recognized by state for DUI arrests
    Having racked up nearly 100 driving-under-the-influence-related arrests so far this year, Glendale police Officer Bryan Duncan received special recognition Wednesday from the state for his efforts to make streets safer. Duncan was one of a group of about...