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  • Attempted car thieves thwarted by own vehicle

    Attempted car thieves thwarted by own vehicle
    Three men attempting to steal cars from CarMax in Burbank Wednesday morning had to flee on foot after the car they crashed through the showroom window to gain entry blocked them from driving any cars away, police said.
  • Man dies after telephone pole falls, strikes head

    Man dies after telephone pole falls, strikes head
    A 39-year-old Burbank property owner died Wednesday in an industrial accident during which a 22-foot telephone pole fell and struck the back of his head, police said. The man, who was the owner of a parking lot in the 4400 block of Empire Avenue where...

    Burroughs' Andy Amela has dealt with triumph and tragedy

    Burroughs' Andy Amela has dealt with triumph and tragedy
    Nobody would have held it against Andy Amela if he chose to sit out and not play. Emotionally devastated and feeling as if his heart had been pummeled by a sledgehammer, even his teammates and coaches would have understood if he took his place on the...

    Suspected drunk driver hits 7-year-old boy

    Suspected drunk driver hits 7-year-old boy
    A 7-year-old boy was hospitalized Sunday after he was struck by a suspected drunk driver while riding his bike in Burbank, police said. The driver, identified as 67-year-old Daniel Fajardo of North Hollywood, was driving in the area of Magnolia Boulevard...

    Woman pleads not guilty in collisions

    A Burbank woman pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that she rammed her vehicle into three cars while intoxicated in back-to-back hit-and-run collisions last week, and assaulted one of the drivers, authorities said. Graciela Rivas, who turned 30 on...