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  • Reality TV star killed while filming video next to Metrolink track

    Reality TV star killed while filming video next to Metrolink track
    He was strong and confident, a West Point grad, former Army Ranger and TV bodybuilder with rippling arms and washboard abs. But when Greg Plitt tripped while running along a Metrolink track in Burbank on Saturday, he could do nothing to avoid being...
  • Letter: Reversal on vote was a mistake

    I was disappointed to see that Councilman Talamantes reversed his decision on the North Third Street development, as well as the Burbank Leader’s apparent approval of his decision. It appears that the squeaky wheel gets the grease at City Hall as...
  • Memorial for Greg Plitt will be open to the public

    Memorial for Greg Plitt will be open to the public
    The family of actor and fitness model Greg Plitt have received thousands of messages from well-wishers and now are planning a public memorial Saturday in Beverly Hills, the Los Angeles Times reports. The family thanked Plitt's fans for their support...
  • 818 Roundup: Burbank filmmakers in the running for Super Bowl commercial; Glendale councilwoman marches in Paris

    818 Roundup: Burbank filmmakers in the running for Super Bowl commercial; Glendale councilwoman marches in Paris
    Good morning, 818! We hope you had a great weekend. Today is Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 -- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 74 degrees and a low of 48 degrees with partly cloudy skies in the evening, according...
  • Photo appears to show Greg Plitt filming before being hit by train

    Photo appears to show Greg Plitt filming before being hit by train
    A photo has emerged that purports to show fitness model and actor Greg Plitt moments before he was killed by a Metrolink train while filming in Burbank, according to the Los Angeles Times. The image obtained by KTLA is said to show Plitt, 37, of Los...
  • Photo purports to show actor Greg Plitt before he was killed by train

    Photo purports to show actor Greg Plitt before he was killed by train
    A photo has emerged that purports to show fitness model and actor Greg Plitt moments before he was killed by a Metrolink train while filming in Burbank. The image obtained by KTLA is said to show Plitt, 37, of Los Angeles standing near the tracks before...
  • Fitness model struck, killed by train in Southern California; appeared on 'Days of Our Lives'

    A fitness model and actor featured on the cover of numerous fitness magazines was struck and killed by a train while filming on the tracks in Southern California, authorities said Sunday. Two men were filming George Plitt Jr., 37, on the railroad track...
  • A Metro man from a transit family wants the lines to keep growing

    A Metro man from a transit family wants the lines to keep growing
    Arthur F. Leahy, a Navy sailor, came home to Los Angeles after World War II and settled back into his job as a streetcar operator for the L.A. Railway. He was assigned to Division 3 in Cypress Park, where the "Yellow Car" operators included women who'd...
  • Actor Greg Plitt was filming when hit, killed by Metrolink train

    Actor Greg Plitt was filming when hit, killed by Metrolink train
    Filming was underway when actor and model George Gregory Plitt Jr. was fatally struck Saturday afternoon by a Metrolink train, according to Burbank police. Police have ruled out suicide as a cause of the crash, which occurred just after 4 p.m. on...
  • Fitness model from Maryland struck and killed by train

    Fitness model from Maryland struck and killed by train
    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a Maryland native and fitness model featured on the cover of numerous magazines was killed after he was struck by a train in Southern California. Burbank Police Sgt. Scott Meadows says George Plitt Jr. and...
  • Man fatally struck by train identified as actor, fitness model Greg Plitt

    Man fatally struck by train identified as actor, fitness model Greg Plitt
    A man who died after being struck by a Metrolink train in Burbank Saturday afternoon was identified by the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner early Sunday as George Gregory “Greg” Plitt Jr., KTLA reports. The 37-year-old actor and...