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  • Glendale police get major grant to continue DUI, distracted driving crackdown

    Glendale police get major grant to continue DUI, distracted driving crackdown
    Hundreds of thousands in state funding is headed to Glendale to help pay for pedestrian education and distracted driving enforcement, officials announced this week. The Glendale Police Department received $377,550 in grants this week from the California...
  • 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...
  • Coroner's office identifies man struck, killed after crash on Ventura Freeway

    Coroner's office identifies man struck, killed after crash on Ventura Freeway
    The coroner’s office on Sunday identified the man who was struck twice and killed on the Ventura (134) Freeway early Saturday morning after he’s had exited his vehicle following an earlier crash. The driver was Ajene Pierre Mohr, 42, of...
  • 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...
  • Men suspected for taking part in Glendale home invasion robbery due in court

    Men suspected for taking part in Glendale home invasion robbery due in court
    Two men are expected to be arraigned Friday on charges that they allegedly forced their way into a Glendale home, beat one of the residents and robbed others at gunpoint before fleeing and eventually getting arrested after a brief police pursuit,...
  • Reward offered in hit-and-run that severely injured cyclist

    Authorities on Monday announced a $25,000 reward for details leading to the arrest and conviction of a hit-and-run motorist who struck and severely-injured a 36-year-old cyclist riding near Griffith Park. The reward from the Los Angeles City Council...
  • Man dances in street, allegedly pulls driver from stopped Fiat, then crashes the car

    A 19-year-old Arcadia man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly carjacked a La Crescenta motorist and then crashed the Fiat into a light pole. The man, Trevon Lofton, was dancing in the intersection of Montrose and La Crescenta avenues at about 10:...
  • Glendale man killed crossing street is identified

    The 83-year-old man who died Monday after being struck by a minivan in Glendale was identified this week as Kourkin Anouchian. Los Angeles County coroner's officials on Thursday said his body was scheduled to be examined soon to determine the nature of...
  • Deputies injured in fight, car crash

    Two deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, including one from the Crescenta Valley Station, were treated for minor injuries following a fight with a suspect and a related car crash in Altadena Saturday afternoon.   The suspect...
  • Short pursuit ends in crash, neighborhood lockdown in South Glendale

    Police are looking for a driver who allegedly fled from them during a traffic stop, then crashed and ran into a South Glendale neighborhood. Glendale police officers have set up a perimeter in the neighborhood surrounding of Griswold and Colorado...
  • Man eludes Glendale police perimeter set up after crash, foot pursuit

    A suspected gang member was able to evade a police perimeter set up in South Glendale on Tuesday after he led officers on a brief car chase, crashed and then fled on foot. Officers wrapped up a roughly six-hour search Tuesday afternoon for the driver,...
  • Glendale raises reward ante to find Griffith Park hit-and-run driver

    Glendale raises reward ante to find Griffith Park hit-and-run driver
    The City Council on Tuesday begrudgingly approved a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the motorist who struck cyclist Damian Kevitt near Griffith Park, maiming him to the point where he lost part of his right leg....