| Oct 28, 2014
| 6:48 PM
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...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 3:35 PM
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...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 9:39 PM
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...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 2:57 PM
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...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 2:21 PM
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...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:12 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:22 PM
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,...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:19 PM
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.
Just before 6 a.m., the suspects...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Burbank school officials approved a new independent-study program recently in hopes of attracting Burbank students that the district has lost to similar programs nearby that provide students flexibility in earning a high school diploma.
The district is...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 10:40 AM
An 18-year-old Burbank woman, who was allegedly driving drunk, crashed her car into a city building in Burbank early Saturday morning, according to police.
At 4:13 a.m., Holly Smitheman reportedly drove her 2000 Volkswagen Jetta into a city building on...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 2:10 PM
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...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:58 AM
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...