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  • 818 Roundup: Underage driver crashes car into city building, Verdugo area tech consortium wins grant

    818 Roundup: Underage driver crashes car into city building, Verdugo area tech consortium wins grant
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Sunday, June 22, 2014. Weather for the Glendale-area is expected to reach a high of 80 degrees and a low of 61. Your top news stories today:  - An 18-year-old alleged drunk driver crashed her car into a city building...
  • DUI checkpoint to look for drunk drivers

    Police will be on the lookout for drunk drivers Saturday night during a sobriety checkpoint at an undisclosed intersection in the city. The checkpoint will run from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Sunday, according to the Glendale Police Department. “Over the...
  • Police to conduct DUI patrol

    Glendale police will keep an eye out for drunk drivers even more diligently this weekend as they carry out another DUI saturation patrol. The patrol will last from 6 p.m. Friday through 2 a.m. on Saturday in areas with high frequencies of DUI collisions...
  • DUI checkpoint scheduled for Labor Day weekend

    DUI checkpoint scheduled for Labor Day weekend
    Glendale police will conduct a DUI checkpoint this weekend as well as aggressively patrolling for drunk drivers over Labor Day weekend. The sobriety checkpoint will take place from 6 p.m. on Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday at an undisclosed intersection within...
  • 818 Roundup: Car accident victim identified; Freeway and lane closures

    818 Roundup: Car accident victim identified; Freeway and lane closures
    Good morning readers! Today is Tuesday, August 26. Temperatures today are forecasted to reach a high of 83 degrees in the Glendale area and a low of 66. Headlines from the area: - The 76-year-old woman who died after her car careened off a canyon...
  • Woman found dead after car swerves off La Cañada road

    Woman found dead after car swerves off La Cañada road
    [UPDATE: 12:55 p.m.] A 76-year-old La Cañada woman died Wednesday when her car careened down Earlmont Avenue, went over a curb and through a homeowner’s front lawn before flying off the edge of a canyon and into the draw below. Several witnesses,...
  • Police to conduct motorcycle safety operation

    Police to conduct motorcycle safety operation
    Glendale police will conduct a motorcycle safety enforcement operation on Sunday with extra officers patrolling areas frequented by motorcyclists and where motorcycle crashes occur. Officers will be looking for violations made by drivers and riders alike...
  • Pedestrian struck in hit-and-run incident

    Pedestrian struck in hit-and-run incident
    A pedestrian was struck in a hit-and-run incident in Glendale Thursday afternoon, resulting in non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said. The collision occured at about 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of Broadway and Columbus Avenue, said Glendale...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...