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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.