Public Safety

Man shot after allegedly breaking into house

Man shot after allegedly breaking into house

A Glendale man was shot and injured while allegedly robbing a home in Van Nuys on Monday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Police search for group who assaulted two Glendale men

Police search for group who assaulted two Glendale men

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a group of men who attacked two Glendale men, leaving one in the hospital, early Saturday morning after one of the victims yelled that the group was driving in the wrong direction on a one-way street, authorities said.

Sobriety checkpoint nets five arrests for impaired driving

A grant-funded sobriety checkpoint conducted in Glendale on Friday night yielded five drunk or drugged driving arrests, police said.

Excessive heat warning in place for Los Angeles, Ventura Counties

Excessive heat warning in place for Los Angeles, Ventura Counties

Dangerously hot weather in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties was expected Monday and Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Fire officials encourage emergency preparation

In addition to high temperatures, there will also be critically low humidity, which when combined increases the potential for dangerous fire-weather conditions, according to the Glendale Fire Department.

Cooling centers open this weekend in Glendale

With temperatures expected to top triple digits this weekend, city officials in Glendale are encouraging seniors to stay out of the sun at any of three cooling centers.

Missing USC student may have been seen

Missing USC student may have been seen

A 26-year-old USC medical student who went missing in August might have been spotted on a Los Angeles bus last week, according to several surveillance images shown by a private investigator.

Local communities commemorate 9/11

Local communities commemorate 9/11

David Zakaryan, 12, stood on the sidewalk outside Rosemont Middle School in La Crescenta Thursday morning, holding a miniature American flag in his hands.

Family of missing woman offers reward

The family of a 45-year-old Sunland woman who was last seen in La Crescenta in early June is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to her being found.

La Crescenta, La Cañada residents caught up in downtown Los Angeles raid

Two local residents, one from La Crescenta and another from La Cañada Flintridge, were among those caught up in an early morning raid in the Los Angeles Fashion District Wednesday in connection with investigations into alleged money laundering schemes linked to Mexican and other international...

Annual 9/11 memorial procession to take place Thursday

A procession of fire engines, police vehicles and classic cars will make their way through La Crescenta and Montrose on Thursday for an annual remembrance of the victims who died in the 9/11 attacks.

Elderly couple robbed by armed suspects

Elderly couple robbed by armed suspects

An elderly couple was robbed, but uninjured by a pair of armed suspects during a home invasion Monday night, police said.

Three big cat sightings reported in Glendale

Three separate sightings of big cats were reported in Glendale this week, according to local authorities.

Glendale resident charged with smuggling Armenians into U.S. via Mexico

Glendale resident charged with smuggling Armenians into U.S. via Mexico

A fourth person has been charged with being part of what federal prosecutors in San Diego say was an international ring devoted to smuggling Armenian nationals into the United States without proper documents.

Weekend DUI patrol yields arrests

Weekend DUI patrol yields arrests

Four motorists were arrested during a DUI saturation patrol over the weekend that saw additional officers deployed to look for impaired drivers.

CHP addresses rise in distracted driving with patrol

CHP addresses rise in distracted driving with patrol

During a three-hour patrol on Friday, California Highway Patrol Officer Ryan Bejar made several stops, including issuing a citation to a driver for not having her license plate on her van in Burbank, and writing a speeding ticket to a 31-year-old man who was driving 87 mph in a 65-mph zone while...

Pair suspected of shoplifting at Vons

Two people were arrested Wednesday after they were allegedly caught trying to shoplift cans of baby formula from a Vons supermarket, police said.

Residents converge on local teen drug use

More than 100 residents tied to the Crescenta Valley and the prevention of drug and alcohol use among local youth met during the CV Alliance's quarterly meeting on Friday, where Glendale school officials and county health officials discussed ongoing efforts to keep teens from using controlled...

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.

Glendale man heads to prison as part of fraud scheme

A Glendale man was sentenced in a North Dakota courthouse on Wednesday to serve seven months in prison for his role in a multimillion-dollar scheme defrauding Medicare.

Police seek suspect in 99 Cents Only robbery

Police seek suspect in 99 Cents Only robbery

Glendale Police this week released surveillance photos of an armed suspect who allegedly robbed a 99 Cents Only store.

Teens suspects face various charges

Two 16-year-old males were arrested on Monday for allegedly burglarizing a vehicle while breaking a curfew law, police said.

Weekend checkpoint draws highest number of DUI arrests this year

Eight people were arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol during a sobriety checkpoint in Glendale at the start of Labor Day weekend — the highest number of DUI arrests at a local checkpoint so far this year, police said.

Man suspected of false ID, drug possession

A Van Nuys man was arrested Saturday for allegedly lying about his identity to a police officer and later methamphetamine as well as drug paraphernalia were reportedly found in his car, police said.

Glendale man arrested after allegedly peeping into hotel window

Glendale man arrested after allegedly peeping into hotel window

A 34-year-old Glendale man was arrested early Friday morning after police reportedly observed him peeping through a window at the Extended Stay Inn in Burbank, police said.

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