Public Safety

Hospital security guard chases down suspected burglar

Hospital security guard chases down suspected burglar

A Glendale Adventist security guard helped nab a 24-year-old man suspected of breaking into a car in the hospital parking lot by chasing the suspect on foot until police arrived Monday night, authorities said.

La Crescenta chase ends in arrest, minor injuries for deputy

Authorities arrested a man Monday night after a short pursuit during which his car door allegedly struck a sheriff’s deputy’s arm in La Crescenta.

Glendale police seek alleged hit-and-run driver

Police on Friday were searching for a hit-and-run motorist who reportedly struck a pedestrian crossing the street in Glendale.

Pedestrian struck in hit-and-run, suffers minor injuries

Police are searching for a hit-and-run motorist who reportedly struck a pedestrian crossing the street in Glendale on Friday.

Public service takes on new meaning

Public service takes on new meaning

Nearly a dozen Glendale police officers waited tables and collected tips at Red Robin restaurant on Thursday evening as part of the “Tip-A-Cop” fundraiser to raise money for the Special Olympics.

Santos' case will not be heard

The California Supreme Court declined on Wednesday to review the case of a reputed gang member convicted in a series of armed robberies — one of which was witnessed by undercover Glendale detectives — from November 2010 to June 2011, court records show.

Police, YWCA join in fight against domestic violence

The number of local domestic-violence cases reported in 2013 was up slightly from the year before, but still reflects an average that’s been consistent for three years, according to the latest statistics.

CHP takes pair into custody after chase

What started as a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon turned into a high-speed chase for the California Highway Patrol as a 29-year-old Glendale man eluded authorities before slamming into two parked cars in separate incidents in La Crescenta, agency officials said Wednesday.

Awards observe heroic service

Awards observe heroic service

Chase Fletcher was working out at a local gym one evening last September when a man nearby went into cardiac arrest.

Teacher's former student arrested after alleged burglary

A 31-year-old Glendale man was charged with burglary on Wednesday, four days after allegedly entering his former teacher’s home and stealing medicine from the bathroom cabinets, authorities said.

Police K-9s wow the crowd

Police K-9s wow the crowd

Across from the annual Kiwanis-sponsored Duck Splash, another event took place Saturday — this one involving animals of the four-legged, crime-fighting variety.

Glendale police to host annual K-9 event in park

The Glendale Police Department will host the sixth annual “K-9s in the Park” event today, featuring K-9 demonstrations, dog vaccinations, a pet-adoption fair, a pet-costume contest and other family-friendly activities.

Glendale resident accused in loan-shark case

A Glendale man is one of six people accused in a loan-sharking case in which the defendants allegedly ran several sham businesses in Southern California offering “exorbitant” car title loans to unsuspecting customers who lost thousands of dollars each, authorities said.

Police: Burglary suspect taken into custody

Police: Burglary suspect taken into custody

A 29-year-old man was arrested Thursday after he was allegedly caught trying to break into a Glendale apartment, authorities said.

With survey results in, Glendale students feel 'hopeless'

Results of a survey commissioned by district officials last year showed 21% of Glendale seventh graders, 25% of freshmen and 28% of juniors last year had experienced chronic sadness or hopelessness within 30 days of taking it.

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.

'Horrible care' alleged at Montrose nursing home

[UPDATED Oct. 9, 2014 at 4:52 p.m. ] A proposed class-action lawsuit was filed this week against the owner and operator of dozens of California nursing facilities, including one located in Montrose, alleging that the facilities are chronically understaffed and underfunded,...

Projects aim to improve pedestrian, traffic safety in Glendale

Projects aim to improve pedestrian, traffic safety in Glendale

Public works employees will start looking into implementing a new series of safety-improvement projects on local streets as well as education campaigns after an ongoing number of pedestrian-related fatalities that local officials have called unacceptable.

Pedestrian suffers minor injuries in collision

Pedestrian suffers minor injuries in collision

[UPDATE, 1:43 p.m.] A 71-year-old Glendale man sustained minor injuries Wednesday morning after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street in Glendale, police said.

Warrant issued for home-invasion suspect

An arrest warrant was issued on Tuesday for a 25-year-old Glendale man accused of breaking into a home in Van Nuys — and getting shot in the process — after he didn't show up for his arraignment hearing, according to authorities.

Glendale woman sues cities of Burbank, LA, for inaction during carjacking

A woman allegedly assaulted during a reported carjacking attempt in Burbank last year has filed a lawsuit against the cities of Burbank and Los Angeles, arguing that police officers watched the attack happen and failed to intervene.

Bob Hope Airport's new crosswalk eases foot travel

Bob Hope Airport's new crosswalk eases foot travel

Bob Hope Airport officials stopped traffic on Empire Avenue Monday — literally.

Cat rescued from Glendale house fire

Cat rescued from Glendale house fire

A home on Brockmont Drive was damaged by fire Tuesday morning, leaving a cat inside the house in need of assistance, fire officials said.

GUSD files complaint against county

After a Hoover High instructor was sentenced to three years in prison in May for sexually assaulting a female student on campus, the teen filed a...

Crime Report: Roof repair worker admits to break-in

A man and his wife left their home at 8 a.m., leaving all doors and windows secured except for a second-story bedroom window on the home┬┐s northeast side.

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