| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:09 PM
A Thousand Oaks man was arrested early Monday after his vehicle struck a parked car and sheared a street light, causing a passenger to be ejected from his vehicle, police said.
Roberto Martinez, 22, was taken into custody on suspicion of felony...
| May 25, 2014
| 12:01 AM
At first, when it began, it was lost to the soundtrack of another Friday night in this bluff-top college town: screeching tires and what sounded like fireworks.
But then — shattered glass. Sirens. Screams.
Within 10 minutes, it was done —...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:34 PM
A 26-year-old Sacramento woman was arrested Saturday in Burbank after she allegedly chased a man who didn’t pay her for providing him sexual services, intentionally ramming her car into his, police said.
Stephanie Tresca-Archie allegedly met...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 10:49 AM
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...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:45 AM
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...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 12:07 PM
More than $13,000 has been raised for the families of the Burbank teens who died last week in a car crash as online crowd-funding campaigns have taken root.
Early Friday morning, the pickup truck they were in tumbled 200 feet down an embankment in...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Loved ones of the three Burbank teens who died in a car crash last week, still reeling from their loss, gathered this week to remember their friends who lost their lives too soon.
Ian Bulbenko, April Townsend and Jake Gnasso, all 19 years old, were...