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  • 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...
  • Teen killed in rollover crash on 134 Freeway

    An 18-year-old Arcadia man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash on the Ventura (134) Freeway in Glendale on Tuesday night, authorities said. The man, identified by coroner’s officials as David James Echauri, was heading westbound on the...
  • Lanes blocked after fiery car crash on Glendale (2) Freeway

    [UPDATED 5:08 p.m.] A Sig Alert was issued after a fiery car accident on the Glendale (2) Freeway at Colorado Boulevard, causing a brief delay in traffic Thursday afternoon. The incident was first reported around 1:50 p.m. A woman, whose sedan had...
  • Motorcycle passenger who died in crash is identified

    Coroner's officials have identified the motorcycle passenger who, along with the motorcyclist, died in a crash on the Ventura (134) Freeway Monday night while they were being pursued by the California Highway Patrol. The female passenger was Suong Lam,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 818 Roundup: Creature shop comes back to life; Man dies during massage; woman files suit

    818 Roundup: Creature shop comes back to life; Man dies during massage; woman files suit
    Good morning readers! Today is Monday, April 7. Rub the weekend out of your eyes, and check out these headlines around the area:  A 66-year-old man died Thursday after receiving a massage at a newly opened spa in Glendale, police said. The man was...
  • New report blames speed, old tires in deaths of Paul Walker, Roger Rodas

    New report blames speed, old tires in deaths of Paul Walker, Roger Rodas
    An L.A. County Sheriff's investigation found the high-performance Porsche that "Fast & Furious" actor and Glendale native Paul Walker was riding in was traveling up to 93 mph when it crashed and burst into flames, killing him and the driver, Roger Rodas,...
  • Private service to honor crash victims

    Private service to honor crash victims
    On Tuesday, in the absence of fanfare or media attention, La Cañada’s tiny Glenola Park will play host to a quiet memorial service as friends and family gather to remember and mourn two of their own, whose lives were tragically cut short five...
  • Glendale, Burbank insurance rates among the state's highest

    Glendale, Burbank insurance rates among the state's highest
    A new report finds that Glendale drivers pay the most for auto insurance in California, topping a statewide list of more than 200 cities that ranks Burbank as sixth highest. Single people in Glendale pay an average of $1,823 a year for coverage, while...