Public Safety

Glendale police to host poker fundraiser

The Glendale Police Officers’ Assn. on Saturday is hosting a poker tournament to raise money for Cops for Kids, a program that benefits local children who are disadvantaged or have special needs, officials said.

After decade-long hiatus, Haunted Jail returns for a ghoulish time behind bars

After decade-long hiatus, Haunted Jail returns for a ghoulish time behind bars

The Haunted Jail held at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Crescenta Valley station ends tonight, a last chance for adults and children to get their scares for Halloween.

Vector control district could add area communities

Property owners in La Crescenta and Montrose could pay more in taxes as officials move to annex both areas into the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District, which has been providing services in the two communities, but residents haven’t been billed for it.

Glendale woman and L.A. doctor face fraud charges

A 38-year-old Glendale woman who co-owned a home-health agency has been indicted for taking part in a scheme that defrauded Medicare out of $22 million, according to court records unsealed on Thursday. 

Glendale police investigating reported residential burglary

Glendale police investigating reported residential burglary

Glendale police on Thursday afternoon were investigating a residential burglary in which a resident came home to find their side door forced open, police said.

Police release surveillance photos of paint store thief

Police release surveillance photos of paint store thief

Glendale police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly stole $485 worth of spray-paint guns from a Glendale paint shop.

Fire officials offer tips for Halloween

Fire officials offer tips for Halloween

Parents should keep some safety tips in mind as they take their children out trick-or-treating on Halloween, according to Glendale fire officials.

Big rig hits sign, flips over on 210 Freeway in La Crescenta

A semi-truck that hit an overhead sign and then flipped over Tuesday night caused closures on the eastbound Foothill (210) Freeway until Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Sig Alert issued after big rig collision on Golden State (5) Freeway

A Sig Alert caused by a collision involving a big rig and a white sports car on the Golden State (5) Freeway at the connector to the westbound Ventura (134) Freeway in Glendale was cleared at 6:04 p.m. Tuesday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Suspect who led police on brief car chase identified

Suspect who led police on brief car chase identified

A 30-year-old Sylmar woman driving a stolen truck led police on a 10-minute pursuit Monday that ended when she crashed the vehicle into a car in Glendale, police...

Brief police chase ends with crash in Glendale

Brief police chase ends with crash in Glendale

A woman driving a stolen truck led police on a 10-minute pursuit Monday that ended when she crashed the vehicle in Glendale, police said.

Glendale police swear in new recruits

Glendale police swear in new recruits

Five new officers were welcomed to Glendale's police force on Thursday at a swearing-in ceremony that marked the culmination of the “arduous” six-month Orange County Sheriff’s Police Academy.

Health facility to change name, management

Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California, owner of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, is partnering with a national company to handle the operations at a local outpatient surgical center Keck Medicine has purchased in an effort to boost efficiencies and offer care at more affordable rates,...

Identity theft suspects arrested after police witness 'suspicious' transaction

Identity theft suspects arrested after police witness 'suspicious' transaction

Two Glendale men suspected of making fraudulent ATM withdrawals resulting in a $7,100 loss to about 10 victims were arrested Wednesday after police officers witnessed a “suspicious” transaction at a local gas station, police said.

Glendale police charge robbery suspect

Glendale police charge robbery suspect

A man charged in connection with several home-invasion robberies, including one in Glendale in which an elderly couple was robbed at gunpoint, is due to appear in court next week.

Glendale police on the lookout for suspected shoe thief

Glendale police on the lookout for suspected shoe thief

Glendale police on Wednesday released surveillance photos of a man suspected of stealing four pairs of Nike shoes from the Designer Shoe Warehouse earlier this month.

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.

Glendale police investigate home burglary

Glendale police were investigating a residential burglary Tuesday evening after reports of a

Hospital security guard chases down suspected burglar

Hospital security guard chases down suspected burglar

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

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