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  • 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...
  • Four-car collision closes three lanes on Ventura (134) Freeway

    Four-car collision closes three lanes on Ventura (134) Freeway
    A Sig Alert was cleared at 5:06 p.m. and all lanes were reopened on the eastbound Ventura (134) Freeway following a four-car collision Saturday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol. Three lanes were closed for nearly an hour on the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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 Cañada road

    Woman found dead after car swerves off La Cañada road
    [UPDATE: 12:55 p.m.] A 76-year-old La Cañada 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...
  • 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...