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  • Authorities simulate plane crash at Bob Hope Airport

    Authorities simulate plane crash at Bob Hope Airport
    Authorities staged a full-scale emergency response at Bob Hope Airport Tuesday, an exercise required every three years by the federal government to test readiness in case of a real incident. On Tuesday, emergency crews simulated a jet fire, complete with...
  • Bike collisions on the rise

    Bike collisions on the rise
    Burbank police say they’re concerned about an increase in the number of bicycle accidents over the past two years — a trend made all the more troublesome since the injuries have also gotten more serious. Through October this year, police have...
  • MTA bus, two vehicles collide in North Hollywood, two injured

    A collision involving an MTA bus and two vehicles in North Hollywood Friday morning left two men critically injured and four other people with minor injuries.  Paramedics were sent to the 12600 block of Sherman Way after a 9:12 a.m. call about the crash,...
  • Four injured as car and bus collide in Woodland Hills

    Four people were injured when a car collided with an Orange Line bus in Woodland Hills on Thursday morning. The bus was westbound on Victory Boulevard near Mason Avenue at about 8:15 a.m. when a car apparently ran a red light and they collided, said...
  • Car crashes into Al & Ed's Auto Sound

    Car crashes into Al & Ed's Auto Sound
    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...
  • Taco Bell to stay on Magnolia

    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. The...
  • Motorcyclist significantly injured in Burbank crash

    Motorcyclist significantly injured in Burbank crash
    A 76-year-old Los Angeles man was significantly injured Tuesday afternoon when his motorcycle collided with a vehicle at Buena Vista Street and Alameda Avenue Tuesday afternoon, shutting down the intersection for about 30 minutes, police said. Shortly...
  • Transient killed near Bob Hope Airport

    Transient killed near Bob Hope Airport
    The 50-year-old man who was struck and killed by a car near Bob Hope Airport on Saturday was homeless, authorities said. Burbank police on Monday continued their investigation into the death of the man, who Los Angeles County coroner’s officials...
  • Small Wonders: The invasion of the parrots

    You hear them long before you see them. They announce their pending arrival like the blare of an ambulance giving you warning from blocks away — a distant peal growing louder and louder until you can't ignore it any longer. When you look up from...
  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • Glendale police set to receive new Tasers

    Glendale police set to receive new Tasers
    Glendale police will soon receive new Tasers with the added capability to record more information about incidents when deployed. The new digital Tasers will replace 150 outdated analog models, and track any calibrations, self-tests, deployment, amount of...