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  • Man found in Burbank 28th cold-related death in Cook County

    Man found in Burbank 28th cold-related death in Cook County
    A 61-year-old man found unresponsive in southwest suburban Burbank died of hypothermia due to cold exposure, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. James S. Nanfeldt was found late Monday afternoon lying in a wooded area  near 75th...
  • Gaps in some ride-sharing firms' background checks

    Gaps in some ride-sharing firms' background checks
    Chicago's new ride-sharing services market their drivers as friendly and safe, asserting they have passed stringent criminal background checks. But a Tribune investigation revealed that one of the companies, Uber, did not check some of the criminal...
  • 21st cold-related death in Cook County

    21st cold-related death in Cook County
    An Oak Forest man’s death Sunday was at least the twenty-first from cold-related causes this winter in Cook County, officials said. Frank Beck, 80, was pronounced dead at 5:57 p.m. Sunday at Advocate South Suburban Hospital, according to the...
  • Man gets 35 years in shooting of girlfriend's lover

    Man gets 35 years in shooting of girlfriend's lover
    A Burbank man who shot a teen who had been having an affair with his girlfriend was sentenced today to 35 years in prison, according to prosecutors and court records. Nikolas Gacho, who had been found guilty in December of attempted murder, also pled...
  • 11-year-old killed in South Side crash was on his way to get a haircut

    11-year-old killed in South Side crash was on his way to get a haircut
    An 11-year-old boy on his way to get a haircut with his father died Saturday afternoon after a traffic crash involving a stolen vehicle in the South Side's Englewood neighborhood, family and police said. Donovan Turnage, of the 5900 block of South...
  • Man gets 50 years in 2009 road rage murder

    Man gets 50 years in 2009 road rage murder
    A Cook County judge has sentenced a man to 50 years in prison in the 2009 road rage shooting death of a Burbank man, according to prosecutors and court records. Mikel Pernell, 34, was found guilty in September of killing George Cruz, 30, on Sept. 18,...
  • Man pleads guilty, gets 5 years in DUI death of SW Side woman

    Man pleads guilty, gets 5 years in DUI death of SW Side woman
    A Burbank man pleaded guilty today in a crash that killed a 56-year-old grandmother of a dozen children last fall and was sentenced to five years in prison, according to prosecutors and court records. Jesus Luna, 52, pleaded guilty to aggravated driving...
  • Death of infant left in vehicle 'tragic accident'

     Death of infant left in vehicle 'tragic accident'
    Candace Cosby thought little of seeing a female neighbor pull into her driveway on a steamy Friday afternoon in southwest suburban Burbank. But her attention was piqued a few hours later when she saw authorities descend on the two-story brick home in...
  • California Secretary of State Debra Bowen encourages students in Burbank

    California Secretary of State Debra Bowen encourages students in Burbank
    Secretary of State Debra Bowen holds a political post today that she never had an inkling she would have when she was growing up, she told John Burroughs High School students on Thursday. Bowen shared her life story of growing up as a shy girl in...
  • "Andréa" Audrey M. Allen

    "Andréa" Audrey M. Allen
    "Andréa" Audrey M. Allen, began her life in Chicago, IL, January 4, 1925, and she left it—and us, May 5, 2013, at her home in Burbank, CA. She was the beloved mother of Karen Robinson-Stark (Gregory) and Suzanne Cling, and the cherished "Nana" of...
  • Burbank votes to ban retail pet sales

     
    Burbank this week joined the growing list of cities that have banned the retail sale of pets, but built in a six-month grace period for existing pet stores....