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By Mary O’Keefe | June 20, 2008
Jet Propulsion Laboratory had some Earthly excitement on Tuesday morning when a man refused to yield at the entrance of the first gate and crashed his vehicle into the barricades of the second gate. According to Veronica McGregor at JPL, information on the man who was driving the vehicle is sketchy because they have not received much information from the Altadena Sheriff?s Department, which is handling the case. What is known is that a man who was being pursued by a sheriff?
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By Alison Tully | May 28, 2008
BURBANK — Students and faculty members at John Burroughs High School are mourning the loss of culinary arts teacher Tania Hurd, 46, who was one of three passengers killed Saturday on a tourist helicopter that crashed on Santa Catalina Island. The Eurocopter AS350 Island Express helicopter carrying six passengers crashed at 9:30 a.m. Saturday near Two Harbors on the northwest end of the island, said Terry Williams, spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Board. Hurd and two others were killed, and three passengers, including Hurd’s stepson, C.J. Noecker, were critically injured and are being treated at local hospitals.
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November 10, 2003
JOSH KLEINBAUM The first 27 miles of the 20th annual Love Ride -- my first Love Ride -- were fantastic: engines roaring, wind blowing in my face, spectators waving, car drivers staring. I was in a sidecar, so I could look around and take in the scenery. Pedestrians lined overpasses, cheering us on. Somebody even took the name of the ride literally, proposing marriage with a sign hanging from an overpass. But after 27 miles, things got a little dicey.
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April 18, 2000
Paul Clinton GLENDALE -- A Glendale police officer injured in a high-speed chase was listed in serious condition Monday at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank. Glendale Police Officer Kathryn Frieders crashed her cruiser Sunday while chasing a van reportedly driven by two teenage boys. The chase began on West Los Feliz Boulevard and ended 10 minutes and seven miles later in Los Angeles, a police spokesman said. Officers arrested two boys, 15 and 16, after they crashed the van and tried to flee on foot, police said.
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By Veronica Rocha | July 15, 2009
Leave your thoughts and rememberances on our blog: Memories of Those Lost. GLENDALE — Local Armenian organizations are bracing themselves for the worst, following news reports that an Armenia-bound airplane crashed in Iran today.  All 168 people on-board are believed dead. Chairman Vasken Khodanian of Glendale’s Armenian Council of America said he is trying to obtain a list of passengers on Caspian Airways Flight 7908. That way, he said, he can determine whether any local residents were affected.
NEWS
January 7, 2003
Three people received minor injuries when a car crashed through through the window of a local Clothestime after its driver lost consciousness, a CHP official said. Authorities do not know why the 47-year-old Sunland man lost consciousness Friday, CHP Officer Vince Bell said. The man, whose name was not released, had pulled into the parking lot at 2645 Foothill Blvd. about 7:30 p.m. His car accelerated and crashed through the store's front window after he lost consciousness.
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September 17, 2001
Ryan Carter BURBANK -- A 42-year-old Glendale man was arrested in the alleged stabbing of a man outside a cafe on Glenoaks Boulevard on Sunday, officials said. Masis Grigoryan, 42, allegedly crashed his white Geo into the back of a parked Toyota Solora, got out clutching a steak knife and began to stab and chase a man who was sitting having a cup of coffee outside Caravan Restaurant on the 1100 block Glenoaks Boulevard, Glendale Police Sgt. Bruce Fox said.
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September 9, 2003
Robert Chacon A Los Angeles man allegedly trying to outrun a sheriff's deputy crashed his sport utility vehicle into a tree adjacent to La Canada Flintridge City Hall early Monday, uprooting the tree. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Edmundo Perez arrested Gregory Stamps, 47, on suspicion of evading a police officer and commercial burglary. Perez spotted Stamps at 2 a.m., speeding out of the Ross store parking lot at 211 Foothill Blvd. and driving east on the wrong side of the street, according to reports.
LOCAL
March 29, 2008
Police arrest man in hit-and-run case Police Tuesday arrested an 18-year-old Glendale man on suspicion of misdemeanor hit-and-run, after he allegedly fled the scene of a crash in northwest Glendale. Police said that Rafael Estarellas crashed his white Nissan Pathfinder into a parked Mercedes-Benz on the 300 block of Cumberland Road. Witnesses reported seeing three men step out of the Pathfinder, pick up its front bumper and throw it into the back seat before pulling away at a high rate of speed, according to the report.
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April 26, 2014
Greetings, 818 readers! Today is Wednesday, April 30. Weather for the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 96 and a low of 65. These are your top regional news stories:  Firefighters contained a small brush fire Tuesday afternoon before it spread to nearby homes in a north Glendale neighborhood, police said. The driver of a big-rig that caught fire on the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway Monday afternoon - temporarily shutting down four freeway lanes and causing traffic delays - was arrested after the incident on suspicion of drunk driving , authorities said.
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April 12, 2014
Good morning, readers. Today is Saturday, April 12. Forecasters predict the high will be 67 and low 54 in the Glendale region. The top headlines in your area this morning : A female Burroughs High School student was on the bus that collided with a FedEx freight truck in a fiery crash in Northern California on Thursday evening, killing 10 people and injuring dozens more. Glendale Police Department is acquiring new, digital Tasers . The Tasers will replace 150 outdated analog models, and track any calibrations, self-tests, deployment, amount of time they were used and volt output.
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April 2, 2014
For the second straight day, rain and a big rig have created havoc for Pasadena commuters. About 2 a.m. Wednesday, a big rig crashed into a median wall on the eastbound 210 Freeway where it meets the 134 Freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol, the Los Angeles Times reported . Two more big rigs were soon involved in the wreck, which ultimately shut down the freeway junction until about 8 a.m. A day earlier, a big rig...
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By Richie Duchon | April 1, 2014
Transition roads onto the westbound 210 Freeway at the 134 Freeway in Pasadena were closed early Tuesday after a big rig jackknifed, the California Highway Patrol said . The truck lost control and became entangled with a guard rail on the transition road where the westbound 210 turns north toward La Cañada Flintridge, CHP Officer Alex Rubio told the Los Angeles Times.  The driver was transported to a hospital with minor injuries, and...
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March 26, 2014
Good morning, 818 locals. Today is Wednesday, March 26.  Here are your top headlines in the 818 region: An L.A. County Sheriff's investigation found the high-performance Porsche that "Fast & Furious" actor and Glendale native Paul Walker was riding in was traveling up to 93 mph when it crashed and burst into flames , killing him and the driver, Roger Rodas, a Hoover High alumnus who worked in Glendale, the Los Angeles Times...
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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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January 26, 2014
Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. The National Weather Service expects temperatures for the Glendale area to see a high around 62 and a low of 43. We're rounding up the top news headlines in your region: The Glendale City Council directed its staff this week to look into claims from a Glendale man who says he was stopped and interrogated by police four times in the past six months for a vehicle infraction for...
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By Mark Kellam, mark.kellam@latimes.com | January 25, 2014
A time machine is at the heart of a commercial starring and co-written by Burbank resident Daved Wilkins that is a finalist in the annual “Doritos Crash the Super Bowl” contest. His 30-second spot is competing against four other finalists for a $1 million prize and a chance to have his Doritos ad run during the Super Bowl, set to start at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 2. In the commercial, a neighborhood boy asks Wilkins to step into a time machine he's made, a plot that involves, of course, Doritos.
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January 8, 2014
Welcome to your daily roundup of news headlines, 818 readers. Today is Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. The National Weather Service predicts it will be mostly sunny - nowhere near Arctic Vortex temperatures - with the high reaching about 66 degrees in the Glendale area, lows around 49 and partial clouds scattered in the evening. Here are your top news stories in the region:  Thomas Grosch, 53, of La Cañada Flintridge, lost control of his motorcycle and died on the Glendale (2)
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | January 7, 2014
A prominent local physician was killed Monday night after he lost control of his motorcycle on the Glendale (2) Freeway, officials said. Thomas Grosch, 53, of La Cañada Flintridge was pronounced dead at the crash scene on the 2 Freeway near Mountain Street, according to Los Angeles County Coroner Assistant Chief Ed Winter. He was traveling north on the freeway at about 5:55 p.m. on a Harley Davidson, possibly at a high rate of speed, said Officer Tom Miller of the California Highway Patrol's Altadena station.
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