Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, September 24. The search for a new Burbank police chief could be affected by City Manger Mike Flad’s pending departure.
Officials say that the theft of cellular phones and other electronic devices are on the rise on Metro trains. Authorities recommend keeping devices out of sight while riding trains or buses. KPCC
Two people were critically injured in a hit-and-run accident Saturday in Sun Valley. A man and woman were struck by a vehicle as they sat on a bench at a bus stop, according to authorities. Patch
One lucky student at Burbank’s Jordan Middle School will have the unique opportunity to have their illustrations animated and produced by Cartoon Network. The contest is a part of the network’s mentor program for Burbank schools. Burbank Leader
A Van Nuys man was killed Friday by his own truck. Rogelio Avina, 53, was struck and killed after his truck rolled backward as he searched a trash bin for recyclables . Daily News
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