Public Safety

Surveillance video released of Bloomingdale's shoplifters

Surveillance video released of Bloomingdale's shoplifters

Police are searching for four suspects who were allegedly involved in stealing more than $11,000 worth of high-end belts, scarves and small leather goods from Bloomingdale’s at the Glendale Galleria.

CV station adds partners to its holiday tradition

CV station adds partners to its holiday tradition

There's no place like home for the holidays, at least for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Crescenta Valley station volunteers who plan to distribute food and toys this weekend for as many as 150 local families in need.

Academy trainees learn 'how to read the smoke'

When Max Gurmin’s father died about two years ago, he realized life was too short not to go after his dream.

Sobriety checkpoints slated for Friday

Glendale and Burbank police will be on the lookout for drunk drivers on Friday, as the departments are each slated to conduct a grant-funded sobriety checkpoint that evening, police said.

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.

Traffic stop leads to arrest of two men with bags of marijuana, cash

Traffic stop leads to arrest of two men with bags of marijuana, cash

Two Glendale men were arrested Saturday after police discovered 37 small bags of marijuana in their car during a traffic stop, police said.

Traffic stop yields arrest for stolen vehicle, drug possession

A 24-year-old man was arrested Sunday after police reportedly caught him driving a stolen vehicle in Glendale with empty beer bottles on the passenger side floor board and marijuana in his pocket, authorities said.

Two women charged in alleged sex-trafficking scheme involving minors

Two women were charged Thursday for their alleged involvement in a sex-trafficking scheme in which three underage girls — two 14-year-olds and a 17-year-old — from Arizona were recruited via Facebook to work as prostitutes, police said.

Rescuers work to save two from L.A. River

Rescuers work to save two from L.A. River

[UPDATED 12:17 p.m.] In the aftermath of heavy rain from Friday's powerful Southern California storm, Los Angeles firefighters pulled a man and woman from...

Rainstorm pounds Southern California

Rainstorm pounds Southern California

A fast-moving storm pounded Southern California early Friday, resulting in brief power outages in Glendale, Burbank and La Crescenta.

Police help out scam victim

When a Glendale grandfather and U.S. Army veteran reported being scammed by a police impersonator, Glendale Police Officer Selene Corrales felt compelled to help.

Police on the lookout for armed robbery suspect

Police on the lookout for armed robbery suspect

Police are searching for a man who robbed a Glendale liquor store at gunpoint Sunday evening, authorities said.

Glendale police seek suspects in 7-Eleven robbery

Glendale police seek suspects in 7-Eleven robbery

Glendale police are searching for two men who, after claiming they had a gun, robbed 7-Eleven in Glendale early Monday morning, police said.

Three arrested with $3,000 worth of  allegedly stolen cologne

Three arrested with $3,000 worth of allegedly stolen cologne

Three people were arrested Friday afternoon after Glendale police reportedly found nearly $3,000 worth of stolen cologne in their car during a traffic stop, police said.

Electronics stolen in reported home burglary

Electronics stolen in reported home burglary

Police are investigating a daytime burglary in which $3,700 worth of electronics were stolen from a Glendale home, police said.

Surveillance photos released of suspect who stole wallet, spent $1,500

Surveillance photos released of suspect who stole wallet, spent $1,500

Glendale police on Friday released surveillance photos of a man suspected of stealing a wallet and using the victim’s credit card to buy more than $1,500 worth of merchandise, police said.

Glendale firefighters extinguish home fire

Firefighters on Thursday afternoon knocked down a bathroom fire that started in a two-story Glendale home, authorities said.

City maintenance crews respond to tree damage

City maintenance crews respond to tree damage

A winter storm that hit Southern California the past two days not only brought steady rainfall to the parched region, but ushered in an atmosphere for tree damage in Glendale, officials said.

One of three suspects arrested for allegedly stealing Christmas tree

One of three suspects arrested for allegedly stealing Christmas tree

Three men were caught on camera this week stealing a $1,000 Christmas tree on display in a Glendale parking lot, and on Tuesday, one was arrested, police said.

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...

Police act to stymie holiday thefts

‘Tis the season for more shoplifters at local malls and an increase in thefts from parked cars.

Obama plugs body camera option

Obama plugs body camera option

President Barack Obama on Monday proposed spending $75 million to help local police departments purchase up to 50,000 body cameras for police officers over the next three years, a move Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) called a “common-sense step” to increase transparency and improve...

Man pleads not guilty to charges of shooting, robbing prostitute at Glendale motel

Man pleads not guilty to charges of shooting, robbing prostitute at Glendale motel

A 22-year-old Cudahy man pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he shot and robbed a prostitute he met through Craigslist after having consensual sex with her at a Glendale motel in July, police said.

Fire knocked down at Glendale health center

Fire knocked down at Glendale health center

Glendale firefighters knocked down a fire Monday morning that started behind an electrical panel at a Glendale health center, authorities said.

Upgraded helicopter has Burbank, Glendale police flying high

Upgraded helicopter has Burbank, Glendale police flying high

Arriving from Arizona, Glendale and Burbank police last week flew in their new shared helicopter, which is equipped with updated features for more efficient and effective police work, officials said.

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