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  • Despite $25K reward, still no leads in Griffith Park cyclist hit-and-run

    Despite $25K reward, still no leads in Griffith Park cyclist hit-and-run
    California Highway Patrol officials say they are nowhere closer to finding a motorist who ran down and badly-injured a cyclist near Griffith Park as they were when it happened nearly two months ago. On Feb. 17, Damian Kevitt, 36, was hit by a minivan...
  • Crews battle small brush fire near I-5, 134 freeway junction

    Crews battle small brush fire near I-5, 134 freeway junction
    Firefighters extinguished a one-acre grass fire near the Golden State (5) Freeway at the Ventura (134) Freeway interchange on Tuesday that briefly stopped traffic. Crews from four fire companies, including Glendale and Los Angeles, attacked the blaze,...
  • Glendale raises reward ante to find Griffith Park hit-and-run driver

    Glendale raises reward ante to find Griffith Park hit-and-run driver
    The City Council on Tuesday begrudgingly approved a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the motorist who struck cyclist Damian Kevitt near Griffith Park, maiming him to the point where he lost part of his right leg....
  • Guest column: Bill would thwart certain shakedown lawsuits

    The Civil Justice Assn. of California congratulates California State Assemblyman Mike Gatto on his bill AB 227, which is currently on Gov. Brown's desk awaiting signature. This bill, if signed, will help to curb an area of abusive Proposition 65 lawsuits....
  • Police intensify search for hit-and-run drivers

    Police intensify search for hit-and-run drivers
    A police investigation into the identities of two hit-and-run drivers intensified Friday as the victims — three Glendale women — battled for their lives after they were struck down on city streets this week. Glendale police investigators...
  • Gatto's bill for part-time carpool lanes sails through Assembly

    Gatto's bill for part-time carpool lanes sails through Assembly
    Lone motorists would be able to use car-pool lanes during off-peak hours on some of Los Angeles County’s most congested freeways under legislation approved by the state Assembly. The measure would allow single-occupant vehicles to use high-...
  • CHP arrests motorcyclist who punched cars during pursuit through tri-city area

    A motorcyclist was arrested Wednesday afternoon following a bizarre high-speed chase in which the suspect punched several vehicles and eventually ended up off-road in a freeway construction zone in Sun Valley. The pursuit of the orange motorcycle...
  • Multiple agencies to focus on DUI drivers in Glendale

    Police plan to patrol Glendale in search of motorists who may be driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol this Fourth of July holiday weekend. Officers from the California Highway Patrol Altadena station, as well as Glendale, Burbank and San...
  • Alhambra hosts '710 Day'

    While anti-freeway activists have dominated the dialogue over efforts to extend the Long Beach (710) Freeway, the city of Alhambra launched the first salvo on Wednesday in its campaign to drum up support for an extension by declaring July 10 to be "710...
  • L.A. bridge connecting Griffith Park, Atwater may usurp Glendale plans

    L.A. bridge connecting Griffith Park, Atwater may usurp Glendale plans
    A $6-million, 302-foot bridge that would connect Griffith Park to Atwater passed a key Los Angeles committee this week — a move that has Glendale City Council members split on whether they should scrap their plans for a similar bridge. The Los...
  • Truck fire closes portion of 5 Freeway in Elysian Valley area

    Truck fire closes portion of 5 Freeway in Elysian Valley area
    Traffic on the 5 Freeway in the Elysian Valley area was stopped Saturday morning when a tanker truck caught fire at a transition road tunnel at the interchange of the 2 and 5 freeways, the California Highway Patrol reported. The truck was carrying 7,500...
  • Truck fire: Dodger fans should plan ahead, use alternate routes

    Truck fire: Dodger fans should plan ahead, use alternate routes
    Angelenos heading to Dodger Stadium should allow for extra time and avoid the northbound 5 Freeway, officials said. Traffic on the 5 Freeway in the Elysian Valley area was stopped Saturday morning when a tanker truck overturned and caught fire at a...