Public Safety

Woman found dead outside Joslyn Center remembered

Woman found dead outside Joslyn Center remembered

Andrianna Vaccare was remembered by loved ones as a “beautiful soul” who loved her two daughters, could recite every U.S. president and was a huge fan of Eric Clapton.

Police: Woman found dead in Burbank park appeared homeless

Police: Woman found dead in Burbank park appeared homeless

The 35-year-old woman found dead Monday under a tree in George Izay Park appeared to be homeless and had a number of run-ins with law enforcement in the last decade.

Dead body found in Burbank park identified

Dead body found in Burbank park identified

The woman found dead in the park on Monday afternoon was identified as 35-year-old Andrianna Catherine Vaccare, coroner’s officials said.

Car crashes into Burbank home

Car crashes into Burbank home

Authorities on Monday were investigating a collision in which an SUV slammed into a Burbank home, leaving a hole in a wall of the structure.

Man arrested after alleged road-rage incident

A 44-year-old man was arrested in a road-rage incident Friday in which he reportedly punched through another driver’s window after the driver cut him off, police said.

School officials revise safety plans

When school was in session at Walt Disney Elementary between August 2013 and June 2014, roughly 30 crimes occurred in the vicinity near the school including grand theft, battery and public intoxication.

Police: Teen suspected of posting threat

A 16-year-old John Burroughs High School student was in custody on Friday after reportedly posting a threatening message on Twitter Thursday evening, police said.

Burbank police, school officials extra vigilant after student reportedly posts "threatening" Twitter message

Police were extra visible at Burbank schools on Friday to reassure parents and students they were safe the morning after a John Burroughs High School student reportedly...

Student in custody after Tweeting "threatening" message

A 16-year-old John Burroughs High School student was in custody Thursday evening after reportedly posting a threatening message on Twitter, police said.

Glendale woman sues cities of Burbank, LA, for inaction during carjacking

A woman allegedly assaulted during a reported carjacking attempt in Burbank last year has filed a lawsuit against the cities of Burbank and Los Angeles, arguing that police officers watched the attack happen and failed to intervene.

Bob Hope Airport's new crosswalk eases foot travel

Bob Hope Airport's new crosswalk eases foot travel

Bob Hope Airport officials stopped traffic on Empire Avenue Monday — literally.

Road work to close portions of Hollywood Way for two months

Road work to close portions of Hollywood Way for two months

Drivers can expect delays along Hollywood Way between Clark Avenue and Alameda Avenue, due to road work that begins Monday, Oct. 6. The work is anticipated to last around two months.

Two small fires break out on Burbank hillside Sunday

Two small fires break out on Burbank hillside Sunday

Authorities are investigating the cause of two fires that burned within half a mile of one another in Burbank’s hillside on Sunday evening, officials said.

Burbank man arrested after allegedly robbing Big 5 Sporting Goods

A 22-year-old Burbank man was arrested Friday, a day after he allegedly robbed a Big 5 Sporting Goods store at knifepoint, using an on-display knife, police said.

Rapper 'Too Short' cited at Bob Hope Airport

Rapper 'Too Short' cited at Bob Hope Airport

Rapper “Too Short” was cited at the Bob Hope Airport on Thursday, a day after allegedly attempting to pass a loaded handgun through security and fleeing before he could be detained, police said.

Drug take-back event in Burbank yields 250 pounds

Authorities collected more than 250 pounds of medications and 17 pounds of syringes at a drug take-back event on Saturday, police said.

Family and friends gather for memorials to honor last year's car crash victims

Family and friends gather for memorials to honor last year's car crash victims

Friends and family members gathered on Sunday to remember the five young people who lost their lives in a fiery car wreck in...

Woman arrested for possession of drugs with children in car

Woman arrested for possession of drugs with children in car

A 46-year-old Arleta woman was arrested Monday night after police reportedly discovered methamphetamine in her car with her four children, police said.

Brothers arrested for allegedly trying to sell pot to passersby

Two brothers from Queens, N.Y., were arrested Friday after reportedly asking people to buy marijuana from them and smoke it in front of Burbank City Hall, police said.

Two women arrested for allegedly stealing children's clothes, dishes

Two 30-year-old women were arrested after allegedly, with two young children in tow, stuffing $1,071 worth of children’s clothes and dishes from Macy’s in Burbank Town Center into a stroller and leaving without paying, police said.

Man sentenced for stealing celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels' Bentley

Man sentenced for stealing celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels' Bentley

A man who stole a Bentley from the Malibu driveway of celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels and later caught in Burbank was sentenced Friday to 17 years in state prison.

At one-year mark, memorials planned for victims of fiery crash

At one-year mark, memorials planned for victims of fiery crash

Allie Hariri will never forget the last meal he had with his 19-year-old daughter.

Police sponsor drug take-back event

Residents with unwanted or expired prescription drugs can dispose of them on Saturday during the Burbank Police Department's drug take-back event, which will mark the agency's ninth event of this kind in three years.

Burbank Police to buy electric motorcycles

Burbank Police to buy electric motorcycles

The Burbank Police Department will purchase a pair of stealthily quiet new motorcycles that will allow officers to patrol on the roadways and off under a plan approved by the City Council Tuesday.

Two men arrested at Burbank home for separate charges

A 52-year-old Burbank man on probation was arrested Friday morning after police reportedly discovered a loaded stolen semiautomatic gun in his home during a compliance check, police said.

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