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  • Two die in motorcycle crash during CHP pursuit

    Two die in motorcycle crash during CHP pursuit
    Two people died in a motorcycle crash on the Ventura (134) Freeway Monday night while they were being chased by the California Highway Patrol, authorities said. The pursuit started on the eastbound Foothill (210) Freeway at Mountain Street just before...
  • 818 Roundup: Memorials planned for last year's car crash victims; GUSD names teacher of the year

    818 Roundup: Memorials planned for last year's car crash victims; GUSD names teacher of the year
    Good morning, locals! Today is Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 76 degrees and a low of 62. Here are some of the latest headlines from the area: - Memorials are planned on Sunday to mark one year since...
  • 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...
  • 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 Caņada road

    Woman found dead after car swerves off La Cañada road
    [UPDATE: 12:55 p.m.] A 76-year-old La Caņada 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...
  • Crescenta Valley officials reemphasize area's ban on fireworks

    Crescenta Valley officials reemphasize area's ban on fireworks
    The Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station is warning that fireworks are illegal in the hands of citizens and should be left to professionals putting together Fourth of July displays. Ahead of the Friday holiday, authorities are reminding residents that the...
  • Police: Let professionals handle fireworks

    As the community celebrates the Fourth of July, the Glendale Police Department warns that fireworks are illegal in the hands of residents and should be left to professionals putting on Independence Day displays. Glendale has a ban on all fireworks as do...
  • Major injuries result from two-car collision on Ventura Freeway

    [UPDATE: 3:15 p.m.] A Sig Alert was cleared at 3:01 p.m. following a two-car collision on the connector from the eastbound Ventura (134) Freeway to the Golden State (5) Freeway that resulted in major injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol....
  • Police to conduct checkpoint this weekend

    Glendale police will be on the lookout for drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs during a sobriety checkpoint this weekend at an undisclosed intersection. The checkpoint will be held from 6 p.m. Saturday through 2 a.m. Sunday and is being...