Good morning, 818 readers! Today is Tuesday, April 22. The high in Glendale should reach 70 and low 52, according to the National Weather Service.
These are your top regional news stories:
- Police believe a wave of nuisance fires over the past three months in south Glendale may be the work of an arsonist.
- Five handguns thought to have been stolen were recovered during a traffic stop in Burbank on Sunday.
- All but one lane were closed early Tuesday on the westbound Ventura (134) Freeway after a multi-vehicle crash in the Glendale and Eagle Rock area, Los Angeles Daily News reports.
- La Canada Olympian Kate Hansen threw the first pitch during the Dodger's game on Monday.
- A funeral procession will be held Tuesday for Los Angeles Police Officer Chris Cortijo, 51, in the San Fernando Valley and Downtown Los Angeles, according to Los Angeles Daily News. The motorcycle officer died from injuries suffered when he was struck by an SUV driven by an allegedly drug-impaired driver in Sun Valley on April 5.