| 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...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Two burglars wound up in the hospital Wednesday morning after allegedly breaking into a car in Burbank and initiating a high-speed chase that ended with the stolen vehicle crashing on a freeway off-ramp.
The Burbank Police Department responded to a...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:24 AM
There is a pall on this city today, with residents still absorbing the fact that a fiery, single-car crash that took place Sept. 28 on San Fernando Boulevard ended the lives of five of our promising young people and injured a sixth.
As that Saturday...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:31 PM
The number of alcohol and drug-related traffic collisions in Burbank has dropped 35% since last year, but police have logged 22% more DUI arrests, year-to-date statistics show.
Officials attribute the trend to increased enforcement and public...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 12:39 PM
A 53-year-old Burbank man died Sunday night after being struck by a car while he was reportedly jaywalking across Olive Avenue, police said.
At around 10 p.m., the man, who was not immediately identified, ran across the street in the 2800 block of Olive...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Burbank marked a busy, busy year in 2013. The City Council welcomed a new member and ushered out a five-term councilman. Many of the top positions in city government — police chief, fire chief and city manager — were either hired or had...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Los Angeles County coroner’s officials have identified a fourth victim of a fiery single-car crash in Burbank this past weekend.
Sugey Cuevas, 19, was among the five who died in the wreck that occurred at about 4:10 a.m. Saturday near the Scott...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 12:19 PM
After five of her best friends died in a car wreck, Vanessa Lanza made a pledge.
She'd never allow herself, or others, to drink and drive.
As of Tuesday, nearly 600 people had joined Lanza's online vow, in which she asked friends, classmates,...
| 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...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, September 27. Police are looking for a group of suspected taggers in North Hollywood after a shooting Tuesday night.
A man on a bike was allegedly shot in the leg after one of the taggers believed he took a...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 2:22 PM
The recent grand opening of Story Tavern on San Fernando Boulevard stirred a lot of memories for Les Rosenberg, former owner of Photo Art Shop that was located down the block.
Rosenberg grew up in town and is a member of the Burbank Historical Society...
| 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...