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November 7, 2001
Amber Willard NORTHWEST GLENDALE -- Glendale Police are searching for a man who snatched a woman's purse from her shoulder as she walked with her daughter. The woman and girl were at the intersection of Columbus Avenue and Milford Street when the man grabbed the woman's purse from behind, police said. The robbery occurred about 7:30 p.m. Monday. The man ran to a waiting car on Milford Street, and turned south on Columbus Avenue, the woman told police.
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March 21, 2008
Tires slashed in neighborhood Four cars had their tires punctured in a Northwest Glendale neighborhood Tuesday near Pioneer Drive and Columbus Avenue. Victims reported damage at between $100 and $300, according to police reports. The slashings appeared to be random acts by delinquents and do not reflect any larger trend, Glendale Police Officer John Balian said. Residents in the area said that tire slashings in the area have occurred more than once in recent years.
NEWS
August 18, 2001
Tim Willert GLENDALE -- The state Department of Transportation is hosting a community open house to discuss two proposed soundwall projects along the Ventura (134) Freeway. The forum will be from 6-8 p.m., Aug. 29, inside the Glendale Central Library auditorium, 222 E. Harvard St. Caltrans representatives will provide information and answer questions about the project, part of a comprehensive soundwall program across L.A. County. The proposed Glendale soundwalls will be between Concord Street and Columbus Avenue on both the eastbound and westbound sides of the freeway.
NEWS
July 2, 2003
A Pasadena man is scheduled to be arraigned today after allegedly running from police. Tyrone Jermaine Bell, 22, ran out of J.C. Penney in the Glendale Galleria Monday afternoon after undercover loss-prevention agents tried to stop him on suspicion of stealing $81 worth of clothes, according to police reports. Bell ran into an adjacent neighborhood along Columbus Avenue and hid for about an hour, while Glendale Police officers set up a perimeter and searched for him, police said.
NEWS
September 2, 2000
Amber Willard The following incidents were taken from police reports. 800 block of Norton Avenue: A man told police that someone stole tools from his truck overnight Thursday. 800 block of South Chevy Chase Drive: A woman told police that someone stole her Toyota Celica on Thursday. Columbus Avenue and Maple Street: A 19-year-old Glendale man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of felony cocaine possession. Glendale Galleria: A 28-year-old Norwalk man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of taking clothes from JCPenney.
NEWS
December 20, 2002
homes Police arrested a Glendale man early Thursday morning on suspicion of entering several homes while the families were inside. Police arrested Sergio Sandoval, 38, after receiving three reports of a prowler in the same neighborhood. Shortly before 11 p.m. Wednesday, a woman in the 1000 block of Virginia Place told police a man removed the screen and reached inside her bathroom window. A similar report came two hours later from a woman in the 100 block of West Chevy Chase Drive, police reports said.
NEWS
October 8, 2004
Police are asking the public to help provide any information about an alleged beating that left a 17-year-old Glendale boy in critical condition. The boy was taken to County-USC Medical Center after sustaining "serious" head injuries. He was riding his bike when his assailants attacked him for unknown reasons about 7:45 p.m. Wednesday on Columbus Avenue between Chevy Chase Drive and Maple Street, Glendale Police Det. Keith Soboleski said. The attack is possibly gang-related, but police are not sure what happened because there were no witnesses, Soboleski said.
NEWS
August 12, 2003
The following information was taken from police reports: 100 block of Sinclair Avenue: A Glendale man reported Sunday his 1999 Nissan Pathfinder was stolen. Glendale Avenue and Los Feliz Road: A 25-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. 1000 block of Marion Drive: A Glendale man reported Saturday his girlfriend punched him and scratched him when he tried to break up with her. Ventura (134)
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By Arin Mikailian, arin.mikailian@latimes.com | March 27, 2014
The developer of the North Central Avenue Apartments project and the Glendale City Council swapped small slivers of land on Tuesday so work could proceed on the housing complex as well as the expansion of the adjacent Doran Gardens park. The council voted 5-0 to trade a 146-square-foot section of an alley on Columbus Avenue for an equivalent-sized section of land from Carmel Partners that abuts the park, located at 327 W. Doran St. Michael Fortney, a senior housing project manager with the city, said the vote was just an "administrative cleanup," but it adds to the existing plans to expand Doran Gardens Mini-Park by 12,897 square feet.
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By Nicole Charky, nicole.charky@latimes.comandBy Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | March 10, 2014
A 25-year-old Glendale cyclist was struck and killed by a vehicle Sunday morning in a South Glendale neighborhood, police said. A witness reported that Melik Khanamiryan was riding at a “fast rate of speed” south on Glendale Avenue, near California Avenue, at about 7:10 a.m. when he failed to stop for a red light and entered the intersection, according to Glendale police spokeswoman Tahnee Lightfoot. A motorist, who was identified as a 48-year-old Glendale woman, was reportedly driving eastbound on California Avenue and struck Khanamiryan.
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By Katherine Yamada | January 29, 2014
Glendale native Paul Ignatius, retired Secretary of the Navy, will be honored at this year's Glendale Educational Foundation event as a distinguished Hoover High alumnus. Born in 1920, Ignatius grew up on Columbus Avenue in a Spanish-style house with a red tile roof and five apricot trees in the backyard; a reminder of a time when the entire area was covered in orchards, he wrote in his memoirs, published in 2000. He started school at Field Elementary - a long walk, he recalled.
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | November 5, 2013
The mother of a 13-year-old boy who was struck and killed in May by a school bus was arrested early Tuesday after she allegedly stabbed her longtime partner in his stomach during a dispute over drugs. The boy's 30-year-old mother, Karen Hernandez, was taken into custody at about 5:25 a.m. on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after officers arrived at the couple's apartment building and saw her outside holding a 10-inch knife, Glendale Police spokeswoman Tahnee Lightfoot said.
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | September 17, 2013
Prosecutors formally accused a 26-year-old man Tuesday of stabbing another man who allegedly made inappropriate statements about his girlfriend in downtown Glendale Friday. Anthony Cardenas, of Glendale, faces one count of assault with a deadly weapon, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office. He was arrested about 5:20 p.m. Friday in the 400 block of Oak Street after witnesses reported seeing him leave the scene with his girlfriend, according to Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz.
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By Brittany Levine, brittany.levine@latimes.com | September 13, 2013
Despite opposition from Mayor Dave Weaver, the Glendale City Council approved spending up to $100,000 on a variety of street improvements to make city roads safer for bicyclists. Weaver said he opposed the proposal because its specifics had not been brought before the public, although it had been laid out in an August 2012 Bicycle Transportation Plan adopted by the council. The remainder on the dais OK'd the project, with Councilwoman Laura Friedman absent. The project includes installing bike route signs and pavement markings that indicate the road is shared by both bicycles and cars along several street sections throughout the city.
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | August 22, 2013
Two teen boys were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after stabbing a 24-year-old Los Angeles man late Tuesday in Glendale, police said. Detectives are investigating whether the boys, whose names weren't released because the Glendale teens are minors, have any gang affiliation, police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. The youngest boy, 16, was detained Wednesday just after 9 a.m. at Hoover High School in the 600 block of Glenwood Road while a 17-year-old was arrested at his Glendale home, he added.
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | June 6, 2013
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who allegedly forced a woman to touch his genitals Monday outside a Ralphs supermarket in Glendale. The man reportedly approached the woman at 6 a.m. as she was entering her parked car at Ralphs in the 1200 block of North Central Avenue, according to Glendale police. While she was still seated in the driver's seat, the man reportedly grabbed her left wrist and told her, "Don't be scared. I haven't seen you in weeks.
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | May 14, 2013
A 19-year-old Los Angeles man was stabbed twice in his arm, possibly by his brother, on Saturday near the Glendale Galleria, police said. The man, whose name wasn't released, told police he was jumped at about 8:32 p.m. and stabbed twice in the left arm by two men, but declined to talk about the incident, according to Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz. A witness, however, reported seeing something different. The witness told police the man was arguing and fighting with his brother inside a van just before officers arrived to the scene.
NEWS
May 2, 2013
This post has been corrected. See below for details.  A 13-year-old boy died Thursday after he was struck by, and then trapped underneath, a school bus, police said. Numerous 911 calls about the incident at the intersection of Columbus Avenue and Riverdale Drive started coming in shortly after 2 p.m., Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. [Updated 7:05 p.m.: The boy whose identity is still not released attended Roosevelt Middle School. In preliminary interviews, witnesses said the boy was traveling at a high rate of speed, heading westbound in an eastbound lane.
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