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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...
  • Rescuers Cut Through Second-Floor Wall To Extract Obese Man

    Rescuers Cut Through Second-Floor Wall To Extract Obese Man
    Suffolk county cops and first responders thought they were answering a call to help a man who had fallen in an upstairs apartment bathroom in Center Moriches but they found much more, including a house with debris stacked almost to the ceiling. They ended...
  • Buena Vista crossing in Burbank to get long-awaited upgrades

    Buena Vista crossing in Burbank to get long-awaited upgrades
    A $3.2-million project for intersection and rail improvements at the rail crossing at Buena Vista and Van Owen streets is scheduled to begin in March after more than five years of trying to accumulate enough funding for the work. The project has been on...
  • Taco Bell plan cooks up resistance

    Taco Bell plan cooks up resistance
    Plans to open a 24-hour Taco Bell restaurant at one of the most dangerous intersections on Buena Vista Street have nearby residents fuming. Taco Bell plans to demolish a building that once housed Conroy’s Flowers at the intersection of Buena Vista...
  • Start the Presses: Fare increase will get the ride it deserves

    Yohannes Mersha, a United Taxi driver, believes a proposed $15.50 minimum fare from Bob Hope Airport is, well, fair. “But we have to serve the community, and if the community doesn't want it, that's how it goes,” said Mersha, who has been a...
  • Own a large vehicle? You'll have to pay in Burbank

    Being an oversized vehicle in Burbank just got a lot harder. The City Council this week adopted a plan that would force drivers of non-commercial vehicles longer than 22 feet or taller than 8 feet — which would include most recreational vehicles,...
  • Report: In Seattle real estate, buying is better than renting

    Report: In Seattle real estate, buying is better than renting
    NEW YORK -- For the first time in years, buying a home may beat renting. Two factors are at play, according to researchers who recently crunched the numbers, Ken Johnson of Florida International University and Eli Beracha of East Carolina University...
  • Burbank, Glendale join to improve street traffic

    Burbank, Glendale join to improve street traffic
    Burbank and Glendale are embarking on a project to improve traffic flow on surface streets between the Golden State (5) and Ventura (134) freeways. The project, which will cost roughly $1.7 million, includes improving traffic signals, installing...
  • High school football: Westminster wins game, but loses forfeit appeal … and playoff spot

    High school football: Westminster wins game, but loses forfeit appeal … and playoff spot
    The best high school football team in Carroll County will not be going to the playoffs. Westminster won its first county championship since 2005 with a resounding 39-6 victory over host South Carroll in Friday's regular-season finale. But even on a...
  • Taco Bell to stay on Magnolia

    After an almost three-hour debate, the City Council on Tuesday effectively nixed a new Taco Bell at the intersection of Burbank Boulevard and Buena Vista Street, citing traffic safety concerns tied to a proposed drive-through on the site. The...
  • Winters Mill Falcons: Carroll County Football Preview 2012

    Home Turf: 560 Gorsuch Road, Westminster Head Coach: Ken Johnson (10th season) 2011 Record: 6-4 overall; 4-3 county The Falcons were oh-so-close in 2011. Despite having the county's youngest squad a year ago, Winters Mill fell just one win short of a...