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Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center

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  • Slain man had criminal history

    Slain man had criminal history
    A 38-year-old Glendale man who was fatally wounded Thursday by Glendale police had a criminal history, including a drug sales conviction, according to Los Angeles County Superior court records. The man, identified by coroner’s officials on Monday...
  • Man tries surgery on own hernia using butter knife

    GLENDALE — A 63-year-old Glendale man was in stable condition Monday after he apparently attempted surgery on himself with a six-inch butter knife in an attempt to remove a protruding hernia from his stomach, police said. The man, whose name wasn&...
  • Wife of man who tried to cut hernia out pleads for help

    Wife of man who tried to cut hernia out pleads for help
    For several days now, Maria Demestihas has been shuffling her way through the halls of Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, pleading desperately with doctors to remove a football-sized hernia protruding from her husband’s stomach. Her husband,...
  • Teen motorist allegedly injures sidewalk pedestrians

    Five people were hurt Saturday when an 18-year-old motorist crashed and pinned at least two pedestrians against the former Borders building, officials said. Two of the five people were listed in stable condition Monday at Los Angeles County-USC Medical...
  • Police pull teen attempting to commit suicide from Verdugo Wash

    A 13-year-old girl attempted to commit suicide Wednesday when she jumped 35 feet into the Verdugo Wash and sustained non-life-threatening injuries, Glendale police said. The girl, whose name wasn’t released because she’s a minor, was taken to...
  • Girl, 9, runs into traffic and is struck by passing car

    A 9-year-old girl suffered a broken femur Monday night after she ran into traffic and was struck by a passing vehicle, police said. The girl, whose name wasn’t released because she’s a minor, was taken to Los Angeles County-USC Medical...
  • Driver charged in 80-year-old's texting death gets probation

    A 21-year-old Tujunga woman pleaded no contest Friday to striking and killing an 80-year-old Glendale man with her car last year while she was texting, officials said. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Patrick Hegarty ordered Ani Voskanian to serve...
  • 70-year-old woman struck by delivery truck in Glendale

    A 70-year-old woman suffered head injuries today after she allegedly stepped off a curb on Central Avenue and was struck by a refrigerated delivery truck, police said. The unconscious woman, who hasn’t been identified, was taken to Los Angeles...
  • Glendale motorcycle officer injures ankle in collision

    A Glendale police motorcycle officer suffered a dislocated ankle Wednesday morning after a 18-year-old motorist struck him as he responded to another collision, officials said. Officer Matt Bolton was taken to Huntington Memorial Hospital after his...
  • 70-year-old woman hit by truck in critical condition

    A 70-year-old Glendale woman remained in critical condition Wednesday after a refrigerated delivery truck struck her when she stepped off the curb on Central Avenue, police said. Tonya Kisishvili had swelling in her brain and was in a coma at Los Angeles...
  • Woman hit by truck is taken off life support

    GLENDALE — A 70-year-old Glendale woman who was struck by a refrigerated delivery truck after stepping off a curb died late Wednesday, officials said. Tonya Kisishvili is the first pedestrian to be killed this year in a traffic-related collision on...
  • Police: Drunk motorist crashes into cars, hospitalized

    A 65-year-old motorist was hospitalized this weekend after he allegedly crashed into four vehicles and led police on a pursuit while driving intoxicated throughout the city. The motorist, Thomas O’Kelly, was taken to Los Angeles County-USC...