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  • Pedestrian struck by SUV in a coma, police say

    Pedestrian struck by SUV in a coma, police say
    [UPDATE: 5:30 p.m.] A Burbank pedestrian who was hit by an SUV Thursday morning is in a coma after undergoing surgery, according to Lt. John Dilibert with the Burbank Police Department. 
  • 210 Freeway partially reopened after earlier big rig collision

    210 Freeway partially reopened after earlier big rig collision
    [UPDATE 5:26 p.m.] Three lanes on the San Gabriel River (210) Freeway were reopened at 4:35 p.m. on Thursday, hours after a big rig collision shut down all eastbound lanes in the Pasadena area of the freeway. However, the California Highway Patrol still...

    Looking to address pedestrian-safety issue

    Looking to address pedestrian-safety issue
    Glendale's ongoing issues with pedestrian safety have claimed the lives of two 86-year-old men just within the past four months. The figure is specifically distressing to Daniel Mehrabian because his grandfather was one of those men killed. "I wasn'...

    Burbank student survives fiery bus crash in Northern California

    Burbank student survives fiery bus crash in Northern California
    A female student from Burroughs High School 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. Los Angeles Unified officials said Friday that...

    News-Press Editorial: Seniors are a big part of ongoing tragedy

    Less than 24 hours after Glendale’s newly appointed Mayor Zareh Sinanyan commented on the need to increase safety in the city for pedestrians and bicyclists, Antranik Melkonian, 86, died Wednesday morning after he tried to illegally cross five lanes...