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  • Police intensify search for hit-and-run drivers

    Police intensify search for hit-and-run drivers
    A police investigation into the identities of two hit-and-run drivers intensified Friday as the victims — three Glendale women — battled for their lives after they were struck down on city streets this week. Glendale police investigators...
  • Video: Police release surveillance footage of hit-and-run scene

    Video: Police release surveillance footage of hit-and-run scene
    This story has been updated with additional information. Glendale police on Wednesday released surveillance video footage that showed a white utility van fleeing the scene after striking and severely injuring a 75-year-old woman last week. The...
  • No jail time for rocker Peter Murphy

    No jail time for rocker Peter Murphy
    Bauhaus lead singer Peter Murphy was sentenced Thursday to three years of probation and must complete 45 days of Narcotics Anonymous meetings for rear-ending a car in Glendale and fleeing in his vehicle until he was stopped six miles away. Murphy, who...
  • Glendale hit-and-run victim dies while in coma

    Glendale hit-and-run victim dies while in coma
    A 74-year-old Glendale woman has died from injuries she suffered after she and a friend were struck in a crosswalk by a hit-and-run driver on Oct. 3, police said Tuesday. Serpouhi Gharapetian suffered major head injuries and was in a coma until she died...
  • Berkeley safety experts to discuss Glendale's hit-and-run incidents

    Traffic safety in Glendale apparently will get a shot in the arm from one of the state's most renowned safety research centers. UC Berkeley's transportation research center has agreed to visit Glendale again to conduct an educational workshop about...
  • Glendale ranked last among California cities for having the worst drivers

    Glendale ranked last among California cities for having the worst drivers
    Drivers in Glendale are roughly 76% more likely to be involved in a collision than the national average, making them some of the worst motorists nationwide, according to a new insurance report. For the ninth year in row, Glendale ranked near the...
  • Suspect in 210 death turns himself in to Glendale Police

    Suspect in 210 death turns himself in to Glendale Police
    The man suspected of driving a car from which a woman fell onto the Foothill (210) Freeway and was killed this week turned himself in at the Glendale Police Department headquarters on Saturday. Ricardo "Rick" Jimenez, 26, was held in an interview room...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Glendale couple united in family's memory

    Glendale couple united in family's memory
    Last August, Vaché Thomassian celebrated his sister's whirlwind wedding — complete with a traditional church ceremony and a tour of the bride and groom's favorite locations in Armenia. The two were so in love and their friends and families...
  • Glendale denies pedestrian death claim

    The city has denied a wrongful death claim filed by the family of an 83-year-old Glendale man who was struck and killed by a minivan last year on Broadway in a section of the street they allege is dangerous. Members of Kourkin Anouchian’s family...
  • 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...