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  • Elderly driver mistakes gas for brake, crashes into bank

    Elderly driver mistakes gas for brake, crashes into bank
    A car crashed into a bank in a Glendale strip mall Tuesday apparently after the driver accidentally stepped on the gas pedal instead of the brake pedal while turning into the parking lot, police said. Authorities were called to the scene around 12:30 p....
  • 818 Roundup: Slick road causes car to crash into AT&T store; Jingle Bell 5K Run

    818 Roundup: Slick road causes car to crash into AT&T store; Jingle Bell 5K Run
    Greetings, readers! Today is Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 62 degrees and a low of 42 degrees with a 90% chance of rain in the morning and partly cloudy skies in the evening, according to the National...
  • Collision reports available for purchase online

    Drivers who've been involved in a traffic collision in Glendale can now purchase the related police report online, which authorities said will reduce clerk costs and increase efficiency in the police department. Glendale police have partnered with...
  • Op-Ed: Focusing on traffic safety will be high priority

    The city of Glendale continues to experience a high number of automobile versus pedestrian traffic collisions, and this status quo is unacceptable. The Glendale Police Department and the Glendale Public Works Department do not regard traffic crashes as...
  • No injuries reported in 5 Freeway big rig crash

    No injuries reported in 5 Freeway big rig crash
    Transportation and hazmat crews were working to clear the scene of a big-rig crash on the 5 Freeway in Glendale on Wednesday morning, hours after the truck slammed into the center divider just north of the 134 Freeway interchange. No one was injured in...
  • 818 Roundup: Toxicology report released in fatal accident; Trial for CVHS suicide

    818 Roundup: Toxicology report released in fatal accident; Trial for CVHS suicide
    Good morning, 818! It's Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 71 degrees and a low of 53 degrees. Your headlines for the day: - The 19-year-old driver in the off-roading car crash that claimed the lives of...
  • 818 Roundup: Suspect arrested in Glendale shooting; Attempted car thieves thwarted

    818 Roundup: Suspect arrested in Glendale shooting; Attempted car thieves thwarted
    Good morning, 818! It's Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 71 degrees and a low of 54 degrees with a 20% chance of showers in the evening. Your headlines for the day: - Police on Wednesday arrested a...
  • State grant targets traffic improvements, pedestrian safety

    State grant targets traffic improvements, pedestrian safety
    The Glendale Police Department received a $429,000 state grant to improve traffic and pedestrian safety through educational outreach and enforcement operations targeting impaired or distracted drivers, as well as bicyclists and pedestrians, officials...
  • Bicyclist struck by vehicle in Glendale

    Bicyclist struck by vehicle in Glendale
    [UPDATE 11/6 3:53 p.m.] Police on Thursday were investigating a traffic collision in Glendale involving a bicyclist, officials said. Authorities were called to 315 N. Brand Blvd. just before 12:30 p.m. regarding reports of a bicyclist struck by a...
  • Suspect who led police on brief car chase identified

    Suspect who led police on brief car chase identified
    A 30-year-old Sylmar woman driving a stolen truck led police on a 10-minute pursuit Monday that ended when she crashed the vehicle into a car in Glendale, police said. Los Angeles police officers began chasing the driver, identified by officials as...
  • Sig Alert issued after big rig collision on Golden State (5) Freeway

    A Sig Alert caused by a collision involving a big rig and a white sports car on the Golden State (5) Freeway at the connector to the westbound Ventura (134) Freeway in Glendale was cleared at 6:04 p.m. Tuesday, according to the California Highway Patrol....
  • Brief police chase ends with crash in Glendale

    Brief police chase ends with crash in Glendale
    A woman driving a stolen truck led police on a 10-minute pursuit Monday that ended when she crashed the vehicle in Glendale, police said. Los Angeles police officers began chasing the driver, described as a woman between 25 and 30 years old, at the...