Public Safety

Driver crashes car into front porch of home

Driver crashes car into front porch of home

A driver was transported to the hospital Wednesday after crashing her car into the front porch of a Glendale home across the street from Glenoaks Elementary School, police said.

Area police agencies compete in 'Baker to Vegas' relay event

Area police agencies compete in 'Baker to Vegas' relay event

Glendale and Burbank police both placed in the top 10 in their respective categories this year for the annual Baker to Vegas Challenge Cup Relay, in which they competed against other law enforcement agencies.

Brush fire breaks out along L.A. River

Brush fire breaks out along L.A. River

A quarter-acre brush fire erupted along the Los Angeles River Monday afternoon near Victory Boulevard and Riverside Drive in Glendale, officials said.

Police release surveillance photos of computer shop burglary suspect

Police release surveillance photos of computer shop burglary suspect

Police on Monday released surveillance photos of a man suspected of breaking into a computer repair shop in Glendale earlier this month and stealing electronics, police said.

Local police officers to compete in 120-mile, 'Baker to Vegas' relay race

Local police officers to compete in 120-mile, 'Baker to Vegas' relay race

Twenty Glendale police officers — including, for the first time in Glendale’s history, the police chief — will be hitting the pavement Saturday afternoon to compete in an overnight law-enforcement relay race through the desert.

Crime Report: Residential burglary occurs while boarder is at home

A man told deputies that he and his wife left their home at around 12:30 p.m. to get groceries. When they returned at 1:15 p.m., they noticed someone had cut open a sliding screen door.

Video of Glendale PD stop seems to counter actress Taraji Henson's claim son racially profiled

Video of Glendale PD stop seems to counter actress Taraji Henson's claim son racially profiled

A 40-minute video obtained by the Los Angeles Times shows an encounter between Glendale police and the son of "Empire" actress Taraji P. Henson, during which she contends...

Record-breaking temperatures to hit the Southland

Record-breaking temperatures to hit the Southland

Unseasonably hot temperatures in Southern California are expected to break records over the next two days and bring high surf, according to the Los Angeles Times. 

Treatment underway of 'superbug' case reported at USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital

Treatment underway of 'superbug' case reported at USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital

While treatment of the single case of the "superbug" reported last week at USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital continues, county health department officials...

Glendale City Council gets police training

Glendale City Council gets police training

Glendale Councilwoman Laura Friedman has to make many important decisions in her role as a city leader, but on Tuesday afternoon she was faced with the sudden choice of whether or not to shoot a gun-wielding child.

Training exercise at Bob Hope Airport tests emergency crew preparedness

Training exercise at Bob Hope Airport tests emergency crew preparedness

A pyrotechnic explosion sent a pillar of dirt into the air at the “B6” property near Bob Hope Airport’s remote parking Lot A on Tuesday morning, kicking off a full-scale emergency response training exercise at the airfield.

Alleged eyeglass thief returns to crime scene, gets arrested

A 49-year-old man was arrested Friday after returning to an optometry office a week after he allegedly stole glasses from the store, police said.

Police station to host council meeting

The Glendale City Council’s afternoon meeting on Tuesday will be moved to the Glendale Police Department for the latest installment of the Work Boot series, where residents can meet with council members and get a look at the inner workings of important facets of the community.

Crime lab receives local helping hand

Crime lab receives local helping hand

A local nonprofit has raised more than $175,000 to help continue operations and update software at the Verdugo Regional Crime Lab, which last year processed about 1,800 DNA samples for ongoing criminal cases.

Police ride-along features a family feel

Police ride-along features a family feel

Monday morning was just another day on patrol for Glendale Police Officer Michael Parks.

One case of 'superbug' reported at USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital

One case of 'superbug' reported at USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital

Representatives from USC’s Keck School of Medicine confirmed Thursday that a single superbug case was identified in the intensive-care unit at USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital earlier this week.

Glendale police recover, replace 8-year-old boy's stolen birthday Lego set

Glendale police recover, replace 8-year-old boy's stolen birthday Lego set

Eight-year-old Ryder Tafoya was delighted when he learned Glendale police recovered his stolen Legos, but he was even more surprised when officers gave him a set as well on Monday.

New program allows Glendale police to track missing people with wristbands

Glendale police are launching a new program that would help officers quickly locate people with cognitive disorders who are reported missing by family members or loved ones.

Seven suspects caught on camera breaking into optometry office

Seven suspects caught on camera breaking into optometry office

Seven people broke into a Glendale optometry office early Sunday morning and, in two minutes, made off with $200,000 worth of eyewear, the owner said.

School forum teaches parents about social media safety

Social media use — and the unintended harm it can cause — was up for discussion during a parent forum at Glendale High School Thursday night.

Police on the lookout for woman who allegedly stole cosmetics using baby stroller

Police on the lookout for woman who allegedly stole cosmetics using baby stroller

Police released surveillance photos Thursday of a woman, clad in medical scrubs, who stole several cosmetic products from CVS Pharmacy by concealing them in a baby stroller, police said.

Funeral services scheduled for 4-year-old fatally struck by car

Funeral services scheduled for 4-year-old fatally struck by car

Funeral services for Violeta Khachatoorians, the 4-year-old girl fatally struck in a hit-and-run collision on March 6 are scheduled to take place next...

After fatal hit-and-run tragedy, police conduct traffic safety operation

Nearly 50 drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists were cited Monday during a traffic-enforcement operation conducted on the heels of a fatal hit-and-run collision that...

Trio arrested on suspicion of drug charges released

Trio arrested on suspicion of drug charges released

Three women arrested last week on suspicion of possessing narcotics, and selling and transporting controlled substances, were released pending further...

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