| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:14 AM
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,...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 10:13 AM
Ikea released a rendering Thursday of its proposed new Burbank store, which would be 92% bigger than the existing store and would turn one of the smallest Ikeas in California into one of the largest in the country.
The new Ikea -- west of San Fernando...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:53 AM
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....
| Jul 22, 2013
| 4:01 PM
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...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 12:33 PM
A 51-year-old man was charged in connection with a crash that killed a 56-year-old woman who was trying to get in a car on the city's Southwest Side.
Jesus Luna, 51, of Burbank, was charged with DUI, DUI with a blood alcohol count of .08, operating a...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 12:03 PM
A clerk was shot and killed in a West Side gas station robbery about two hours before his shift was to end, according to police and the man's family.
Baker Farhat, of the 7800 block of South Rutherford Avenue in Burbank, was pronounced dead on the...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:32 PM
BURBANK, Illinois -- Just hours after saying "I do," Estrella Carrera was found stabbed to death in a blood-soaked bathtub, still wearing the glittery, sequined dress she wore at her cocktail reception.
A manhunt was immediately launched for her husband,...
| May 31, 2013
| 9:25 AM
"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...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Thomas Hacker, a convicted pedophile who is more than 20 years into a 100-year prison sentence, was named as a defendant in four lawsuits filed Wednesday on behalf of men who say they were molested by Hacker decades ago.
The plaintiffs, all listed as...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 11:48 AM
James J. O’Donnell Jr., 65, of La Crescenta, CA, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, in the Hospice Unit at VA Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center in North Hills, CA. Born May 8, 1947, he was a 1965 graduate of Forest View High School in Arlington...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 5:46 PM
A man wanted on charges of stabbing two of his brothers-in-law outside an Oak Lawn hospital has been arrested in Michigan, police said today.
Kamal Yasin, 32, was arrested about 8 p.m. Sunday in Dearborn, Mich., and is expected to appear before a...