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  • 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...
  • Car rams through AT&T store window

    Car rams through AT&T store window
    A car crashed through the AT&T store in downtown Burbank Tuesday morning after the driver lost control of the vehicle while traveling on wet roads, authorities said. Police said the driver, a 17-year-old male, was traveling at an unsafe speed for the...
  • 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...
  • Car crashes into Burbank home

    Car crashes into Burbank home
    Authorities on Monday were investigating a collision in which an SUV slammed into a Burbank home, leaving a hole in a wall of the structure. Shortly after 1 p.m., a 48-year-old motorist crashed her BMW SUV into a home in the 200 block of East Valencia...
  • Driver in deadly crash had drug, alcohol in system

    Driver in deadly crash had drug, alcohol in system
    The 19-year-old driver in the off-roading car crash that claimed the lives of three Burbank teens, including himself, had alcohol and hydrocodone in his system at the time of the accident, according to a newly released coroner’s report. The driver,...
  • Deaths of three Burbank teens in car crash caused by blunt trauma

    Deaths of three Burbank teens in car crash caused by blunt trauma
    The deaths of three Burbank teens killed in a car collision in Santa Clarita last week have been ruled accidental and were caused by blunt trauma, Los Angeles County coroner’s officials said Monday. The collision occurred early Friday morning, when...
  • Alleged drunk driver crashes into park fence

    Alleged drunk driver crashes into park fence
    A 39-year-old Oxnard man was arrested early Sunday morning after crashing a vehicle into a fence at Valley Skate Park while allegedly driving drunk, police said. Officers were dispatched to the park, located at 1600 N. Valley St., at 2:22 a.m., where a...
  • Family and friends gather for memorials to honor last year's car crash victims

    Family and friends gather for memorials to honor last year's car crash victims
    Friends and family members gathered on Sunday to remember the five young people who lost their lives in a fiery car wreck in Burbank last September. A year ago from last Sunday, Malak Hariri, 19, Stephen Stoll, 23, Sugey Cuevas, 19, Sameer Nevarez, 18,...
  • Letter: Bikes have made the street unsafe

    We need Verdugo Avenue to be safer again. Even with Verdugo Aquatic Facility finally open, there are still very few bicycles in those unused Verdugo bike lanes. When emergency vehicles have to not only use their sirens, but also have to blare their...
  • Man critically injured in train collision dies

    Man critically injured in train collision dies
    The driver of the car that was hit by a Metrolink train on Tuesday has died, authorities said. The man, who was alone in the car, had been transported to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in critical condition Tuesday afternoon after a Metrolink...
  • Man who died in train collision is identified

    Man who died in train collision is identified
    The driver who died after a Metrolink train collided with his vehicle in Burbank on Tuesday was identified as a 79-year-old man named Fawaz Khalil, coroner’s officials said. Khalil, who was alone in the car, had been transported to Providence...
  • Brother of woman killed in fiery car crash warns against drunk driving

    Brother of woman killed in fiery car crash warns against drunk driving
    After Mohamed Hariri lost his 19-year-old sister to a fiery, alcohol-related car crash in Burbank last year, he decided to join the campaign against drunk driving, something he feels is entirely preventable. In May, the 23-year-old secured an internship...