Category: Van Nuys

Foursquare Church Leader Jack Hayford Dies at 88

Pastor Jack Hayford, former president of the Foursquare Church and pastor of The Church on The Way in Van Nuys, California, died last week at the age of 88. Hayford “died peacefully in his sleep” on the early morning of Jan. 8, “having eaten dinner with his wife, Valarie, and having spoken to one of…


Suspect Fleeing Police Crashes SUV Into Van Nuys Building, Kills Woman

VAN NUYS, Calif.—A motorist was in custody Oct. 25 after allegedly fleeing police and crashing an SUV through a building being used as a Halloween popup store in Van Nuys, killing a woman and injuring at least five other people, authorities said. The crash happened around 8:05 p.m. Sunday at 7600 Woodley Ave., at Saticoy…


Bailiff Accidentally Fires Gun Inside Van Nuys Courtroom

VAN NUYS, Calif.—A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department bailiff accidentally fired a gun inside a packed Van Nuys courtroom and potentially injured a colleague, the department confirmed on Sept. 27. The Aug. 16 gunfire was first reported Saturday by Court Watch Los Angeles, a volunteer court observation organization aimed at increasing transparency in the court…