<p>Portland Police Sgt. Pete Simpson places a photo of shooting victim Lucas Eibel, 18, next to a photo of victim Quinn Cooper, 18, during a news conference, Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, in Roseburg, Ore. Cooper, and Eibel, were among those killed when a gunman, Chris Harper-Mercer, walked into a classroom at the Umpqua Community College the day before and opened fire.</p>

In Theory: How should the media handle coverage of mass murders?

On Thursday, Oct. 1, a 26-year-old man walked into an Oregon community college classroom armed with guns, killed nine people and wounded 10 others. Soon afterward he exchanged fire with local police and was killed as well.

Rubber ducks take over Verdugo Park during annual 'Duck Splash'

Rubber ducks take over Verdugo Park during annual 'Duck Splash'

Like clockwork, ducks are known to fly south for the winter. But in Glendale, a different sort of migration takes place.

Dogs take center stage at K-9's in the Park event

Dogs take center stage at K-9's in the Park event

The Glendale Police Department showcased the four-legged stars of their force during the K-9s in the Park event on Saturday.

<p>Two teenagers were taken into custody Monday after neighbors reportedly spotted them fleeing&nbsp;from a Glendale home they had allegedly burglarized, police said.</p>

Two teens suspected of burglarizing Glendale home

Two teenagers from Los Angeles were taken into custody Monday after neighbors reportedly saw them fleeing from a Glendale home they’d allegedly just burglarized, police said.

<p>Cate Blanchett as Mary Mapes and Robert Redford as Dan Rather in the new film, "Truth."</p>

'Truth' investigates TV-news missteps

It could have been one of her finest hours as a broadcast news producer at CBS, but it was instead career derailment for Mary Mapes. On the Sept. 8, 2004 broadcast of "60 Minutes II," the veteran news producer aired a story that suggested President George W. Bush had once exploited family connections to avoid the Vietnam War.

Clinic traps, neuters, returns feral cats

The Pasadena Humane Society and SPCA is planning a free spay and neuter clinic for feral cats living in cities served by the agency, including La Cañada Flintridge. The clinic, referred to as trap-neuter-return (TNR), will take place on Oct. 15 and Oct. 16.

<p>Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich, in the center in black, leads a group of riders in an event called "Antonovich's Trail Dusters Horseback Ride."</p>

Equestrians invited to ride the trails with L.A. County Supervisor Antonovich

Horse enthusiasts are invited to join Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich on Sunday, Oct. 18 for one of his “Trail Dusters” rides. Participants will gather at the Flintridge Riding Club at 7 a.m. for a pancake breakfast, followed by a nearly four-hour ride across the city’s picturesque trails.

News-Press Cartoon: Unexpected expenses for retired city employees

News-Press Cartoon: Unexpected expenses for retired city employees

Cartoonist Bert Ring gives us his take on the Glendale City Council's decision to end subsidizing health insurance for retired employees.

<p>Surf guitar originator Dick Dale performs this week at Joe's Great American in Burbank.</p>

Despite health concerns, guitarist Dick Dale continues to perform

Legendary guitar innovator Dick Dale, whose hammering, aggressive style revolutionized how the instrument was played and single-handedly pioneered surf music, is sick and tired of being limited to that aspect of his creativity, to the point where his spouse-manager now explicitly forbids journalists from using the stale "King of the Surf Guitar" handle he's been yoked with for decades.

<p>In this April 2012 photo, forensic DNA Supervisor Lisa Brewer holds a cotton swab that she tested for blood evidence on blue jeans at the opening of the Verdugo Regional Crime Laboratory in the Glendale Police Department.&nbsp;After a year of fundraising, a local nonprofit has donated $250,000 to fund operations at the&nbsp;crime lab.&nbsp;</p>

818 Roundup: Glendale crime lab receives hefty grant from local nonprofit

Good morning, 818. Today is Monday, Oct. 10, 2015. Temperatures for today are forecasted to reach a high of 96 and a low of 70, according to the National Weather Service.