| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:50 PM
The number of alcohol- and drug-related car crashes dropped in 2013 when compared to the previous year, while the number of arrests made for driving under the influence spiked, police reported this week.
In 2013, there were 557 drunk or drugged driving...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:36 AM
A Newport Beach ordinance limiting group homes, struck down by a federal appeals court, has been cited repeatedly by Burbank officials who say they are extremely restricted in regulating such facilities.
But last week, Burbank City Council members...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:09 PM
A Thousand Oaks man was arrested early Monday after his vehicle struck a parked car and sheared a street light, causing a passenger to be ejected from his vehicle, police said.
Roberto Martinez, 22, was taken into custody on suspicion of felony...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:14 PM
In the summer of 2009, Dan Parris, now 29, Rob Lehr, now 31, and David Peterka, now 26, challenged themselves to try to experience extreme poverty by living on $1.25 a day and journeyed across three continents to experience poverty in each country,...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:13 PM
A 5-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street in Burbank Monday afternoon, and the driver was arrested after attempting to flee the scene, police said.
The boy, who was crossing the street with his grandmother, was transported to...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Alcohol, drugs and a high rate of speed appear to have been factors in a fiery car wreck in September that claimed the lives of five young people and left one severely injured, records show.
The driver of the Nissan Altima involved in the single-car...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 2:34 PM
A single-vehicle accident under the 5 (Golden State) Freeway in Burbank killed five people and injured an 18-year-old woman early Saturday morning, authorities said.
The Nissan sedan hit a guardrail and crashed into a concrete pillar under the freeway...
| Dec 18, 2011
A man allegedly fell asleep while driving down Magnolia Boulevard early Friday morning, crashing into an automobile accessory store.
The manager of Al & Ed's Auto Sound received calls from the alarm company and the driver of the vehicle informing him...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:58 PM
After an almost three-hour debate, the City Council on Tuesday effectively nixed a new Taco Bell at the intersection of Burbank Boulevard and Buena Vista Street, citing traffic safety concerns tied to a proposed drive-through on the site.
| Jul 14, 2011
| 11:54 AM
Families of the 24 Metrolink passengers killed in the collision with a freight train three years ago in Chatsworth will receive an average of $4.2 million each in compensation under a distribution formula worked out by a Los Angeles judge and made...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, December 17. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck is calling for more security at LAUSD schools in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in a Newtown, Conn., elementary school.
Beck says he hopes to have LAPD officers patrol...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 10:40 PM
A massive manhunt for a missing FBI agent, the surprise departure of the city's chief executive, a National Teacher of the Year, tragic suicide and long-sought closure for the family of a murdered Burbank police officer.
The year 2012 was full of...