Good morning, 818 readers. It's Tuesday, April 15, 2014 and its expected to be a sunny day. National Weather Service forecasters predict a high of 81 and low of 46 in the Glendale region.
Your top headlines this morning:
- Glendale city attorneys asked a federal judge last week to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the city that calls for the removal of a local statue honoring women forced to work as sex slaves for the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II.
- A 28-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested at the Bob Hope Airport Sunday evening after he allegedly filmed another man urinating in a Terminal B bathroom, police said.
- Police seized three Samurai swords and a bow and arrow from a 37-year-old homeless man, who was carrying them in a back pack as he walked in a Montrose neighborhood.
- Foothills Relay for Life brought out more than 200 people spent their weekend walking laps around Clark Magnet High School’s athletic field. One of them was 74-year-old Elaine Collins, a breast cancer survivor.
- Montrose Search and Rescue Team responded to or assisted in nine search calls in March, largely for hikers gone missing or who were overdue, during March. Members also performed five rescue missions, including saving an injured mountain biker, a cliffhanger and a horseback rider who’d gone off the side of the road.
- Jurors have started deliberating in the case of a Glendale man accused of bank fraud and stealing the identities of hundreds of 99 Cents Only store customers.
-- Nicole Charky, email@example.com
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