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Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center

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  • Crews put out vehicle fire, police find missing 85-year-old woman

    GLENDALE — Firefighters put out a vehicle fire Thursday inside a detached garage in a North Glendale neighborhood, officials said. No injuries were reported in the fire, which started just after 3 p.m. on the 1800 block of Tamer Lane, fire...
  • 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,...
  • Man impaled while climbing fence

    Man impaled while climbing fence
    A 51-year-old homeless man was impaled in the leg Monday night as he tried to climb over an iron fence at Casa Adobe Park, police said. The man, Alfred Khodabakhshi, was taken to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center with a piece of the fence still in...
  • Motorcyclist dies after slamming into parked van

    A 52-year-old Glendale man was killed Sunday when he lost control of his motorcycle on a curve and crashed into a parked van in Burbank, police said. Kevin Wilson suffered severe internal injuries during the crash and died at Los Angeles County-USC...
  • 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...
  • Video: Candlelight vigil held for victims of fiery Burbank crash

    Video: Candlelight vigil held for victims of fiery Burbank crash
    A candlelight vigil was held Sunday night for victims of a fiery car crash in Burbank that left five people dead and one injured. The single-car crash occurred at about 4:10 a.m. Saturday near the Scott Road offramp of the 5 Freeway. In a statement,...