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  • Investigation into death of 101-year-old photographer to go to prosecutors

    Investigation into death of 101-year-old photographer to go to prosecutors
    Burbank police plan to turn over their investigation of a 91-year-old woman whose car struck and killed a popular photographer last month to prosecutors for review. The woman, Mary Beaumont, was questioned and released at the scene on May 22 after her...
  • Man who evaded police faces felony charges

    The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office on Tuesday filed four felony charges against the man who led Burbank police and California Highway Patrol officers on a one-hour pursuit on multiple freeways through the San Fernando Valley Friday...
  • High-speed crash in Burbank sends two drivers to hospitals

    High-speed crash in Burbank sends two drivers to hospitals
    Two people, including the alleged driver of a stolen Infiniti, were transported to local hospitals Wednesday afternoon after their cars collided head on in Burbank, police said. The driver of the Infiniti, identified by police as 20-year-old Ian Mac...
  • Two arrested after brief police pursuit leads to crash

    Two men were arrested Wednesday after a brief police pursuit that culminated with the their vehicle crashing into a concrete median. At about 2 p.m., Burbank police detectives were in the 4400 block of Sarah Street when they observed a man exit a vehicle...
  • Officials issue Halloween warnings for pedestrian safety, drug-laced candy

    Officials issue Halloween warnings for pedestrian safety, drug-laced candy
    Public safety officials have issued a slew of warnings for parents as they prepare to take their children trick-or-treating this Halloween night. Chief among them: beware of drunk drivers, marijuana-laced candy, and dark streets and alleys. Halloween is...
  • Transient killed near Bob Hope Airport

    Transient killed near Bob Hope Airport
    The 50-year-old man who was struck and killed by a car near Bob Hope Airport on Saturday was homeless, authorities said. Burbank police on Monday continued their investigation into the death of the man, who Los Angeles County coroner’s officials...
  • No injuries reported in Friday's big-rig crash

    No injuries reported in Friday's big-rig crash
    A big rig crashed into the center divider on the 5 Freeway in Burbank on Friday night, closing all lanes on both sides. The incident occurred shortly before 5 p.m. on the southbound side of the freeway at Hollywood Way when the driver apparently lost...
  • Decision on bike paths delayed

    Burbank bicyclists will have at least another six months of designated bike paths and left-turn lanes along Verdugo Avenue between Olive Avenue and Hollywood Way. Verdugo Avenue was restriped in May to allow for bicycle lanes in both directions, as...
  • Mailbag: Changing from the polluting norm

    It amazes me when I hear a few residents of Burbank whine about how they do not want to adopt change in their city ("Remove bike lanes from busy streets," June 12) because they don't want to be like other cities and like things the way they are. Things...
  • Motorcyclist killed in Burbank

    A 65-year-old Burbank man was killed Tuesday morning after his motorcycle collided with a big rig at Buena Vista Street and Burbank Boulevard, officials said — the second fatality on city streets in less than a week. The motorcyclist, who...
  • 818 Roundup: Suspect arrested in Glendale shooting; Attempted car thieves thwarted

    818 Roundup: Suspect arrested in Glendale shooting; Attempted car thieves thwarted
    Good morning, 818! It's Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 71 degrees and a low of 54 degrees with a 20% chance of showers in the evening. Your headlines for the day: - Police on Wednesday arrested a...
  • Bicyclist struck by vehicle in Glendale

    Bicyclist struck by vehicle in Glendale
    [UPDATE 11/6 3:53 p.m.] Police on Thursday were investigating a traffic collision in Glendale involving a bicyclist, officials said. Authorities were called to 315 N. Brand Blvd. just before 12:30 p.m. regarding reports of a bicyclist struck by a...