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  • 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...
  • Police to conduct DUI checkpoint this weekend

    Police will conduct a DUI checkpoint at an undisclosed location this weekend in Glendale. The sobriety checkpoint will take place between 6 p.m. on Saturday and 6 a.m. on Sunday at a local intersection, said Glendale Police spokeswoman Tahnee Lightfoot....
  • 818 Roundup: Gatto introduces hit-and-run bill, Camp Rosie expands outreach

    818 Roundup: Gatto introduces hit-and-run bill, Camp Rosie expands outreach
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Sunday, June 15.  Your top news stories today:    - A new piece of legislation aimed at catching hit-and-run offenders with the help of Emergency Alert System signs on freeways was introduced in the state...
  • 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 pursuit ends with arrest in Glendale

    Two alleged burglars were arrested Thursday after leading police on a pursuit through Los Angeles that ended shortly after a hit-and-run crash in Glendale, authorities said. At 12:20 p.m., police got a call about a man, 29-year-old Elvis Kazaryan, who...
  • Update: All lanes reopened following cement truck crash on 5 Freeway in Glendale

    [Update 10:55 a.m.] All lanes of the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway were reopened at about 10:35 a.m. Monday after a cement truck crashed, trapping and seriously injuring the driver, officials said. The driver, whose name was not immediately...
  • Lawsuit claims Porsche was going only 55 mph in Roger Rodas, Paul Walker fatal crash

    Lawsuit claims Porsche was going only 55 mph in Roger Rodas, Paul Walker fatal crash
    The widow of Roger Rodas claims in a lawsuit filed Monday that the Porsche he was driving was going only 55 mph when it crashed, killing him and his passenger, actor Paul Walker. The claim contradicts a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department's...
  • Year in Review: Glendale experienced highs and lows in 2013

    Year in Review: Glendale experienced highs and lows in 2013
    The year was filled with ups and downs, good news and bad. Some things changed. The City Council welcomed a new member, Glendale Community College ushered in a new leader, and the city and college tightened smoking rules. A long-simmering dispute about...
  • Vigils honor victim of 1923 Glendale railway crash

    Vigils honor victim of 1923 Glendale railway crash
    E.M. Bainbridge's plans to stop a runaway train car thundering down Glendale Avenue were thwarted 90 years ago when a northbound steam engine crashed head-on into the railroad car, leaving behind a plume of smoke, snarled steel and splintered wood....