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Man arrested for pointing handgun at neighbor while drunk, police say

Man arrested for pointing handgun at neighbor while drunk, police say

A 60-year-old man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly, while drunk, pointed a handgun at his neighbor who had asked the man if he sprayed the victim’s car while watering the lawn, police said.

Glendale man arrested after allegedly peeping into hotel window

Glendale man arrested after allegedly peeping into hotel window

A 34-year-old Glendale man was arrested early Friday morning after police reportedly observed him peeping through a window at the Extended Stay Inn in Burbank, police said.

Gatto-introduced hit-and-run bills headed to Brown's desk

Two pieces of legislation that seek to reduce the number of hit-and-runs in the state are headed to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after passing in both the Assembly and Senate.

Police: Federal agent threatened man with gun in downtown Burbank

A 27-year-old federal officer was arrested early Wednesday morning after he allegedly, while drunk, approached a man in downtown Burbank while brandishing a handgun, police said.

Street and freeway closures continue during freeway construction

Daytime lane and ramp closures are scheduled this week as crews work on the $355-million Golden State (5) Freeway Empire interchange construction project, state transportation officials said.

Eleven arrested in area DUI stop

A DUI saturation patrol in Glendale, Burbank and neighboring towns yielded 11 arrests, police said.

Pedestrian killed in North Hollywood Friday night is identified

A 77-year-old pedestrian struck and killed by a motorist Friday night in North Hollywood has been identified, the Los Angeles Times reported.

City of Burbank agrees to $1.4M settlement in Dahlia case

The city has reached a $1.4-million settlement with a former Burbank police detective who sued the city for retaliation after he was fired four years ago for alleged misconduct during the investigation into a takeover robbery at Porto’s Bakery in 2007.

Motorist arrested after allegedly striking pedestrian

A 35-year-old motorist was arrested Thursday after she allegedly struck a pedestrian while driving under the influence of drugs with her four-year-old daughter in the car, police said.

Man to stand trial in stabbing death of girlfriend's son

A 27-year-old man will stand trial on charges that he stabbed to death his girlfriend’s 11-year-old son, a Burbank student, in front of the boy’s younger brother on Memorial Day of last year, a judge ruled at a preliminary hearing Wednesday.

Burbank police seek alleged groping suspect

Burbank police seek alleged groping suspect

Police are looking for a man suspected of groping a 17-year-old woman on Monday in the parking lot of the Burbank Town Center, police said.

Motorist arrested after reportedly hitting pedestrian with car, then beating him

Motorist arrested after reportedly hitting pedestrian with car, then beating him

A 38-year-old motorist was arrested after he struck with his car, and later beat, a pedestrian who had yelled at him moments earlier after dodging a near-collision, authorities said.

Street closures continue for Golden State Freeway Empire interchange project

Street closures continue for Golden State Freeway Empire interchange project

Residents can expect street closures near the Empire Center in Burbank as crews continue work on the Golden State (5) Freeway interchange construction project at Empire Avenue, state transportation officials said.

Condominium fire in Burbank destroys residence

Roughly 40 firefighters knocked down a condominium fire Tuesday that “completely destroyed” the two-story residence and left one person in the hospital, authorities said.

Brother of woman killed in fiery car crash warns against drunk driving

Brother of woman killed in fiery car crash warns against drunk driving

After Mohamed Hariri lost his 19-year-old sister to a fiery, alcohol-related car crash in Burbank last year, he decided to join the...

Woman arrested for allegedly leaving sons alone in car

Woman arrested for allegedly leaving sons alone in car

A 26-year-old woman was arrested Monday after allegedly leaving her two sons in her car unsupervised for 40 minutes while visiting a friend, police said.

Burbank students assist police, firefighters in school emergency response drill

Burbank students assist police, firefighters in school emergency response drill

The call came in as a disturbance at Burbank High School, with reports of a man trying to push his way through faculty to get on campus.

Judge denies former police officer's petition to reverse termination

A judge on Friday denied a former Burbank police officer's petition to reverse his termination and award him back pay and benefits, four years after he was fired for alleged misconduct during the investigation into a robbery at Porto's Bakery in 2007.

Burbank's National Night Out: A chance to get acquainted

Burbank's National Night Out: A chance to get acquainted

With a whistle around his neck, 7-year-old Anthony Oliva tried on a black police helmet at National Night Out on Tuesday.

Street and freeway closures set for Empire interchange construction

Street and freeway closures set for Empire interchange construction

Transportation officials warned of the following freeway and street closures that will take place every night through Friday as crews work on the $355 million Empire interchange project on the Golden State (5) Freeway in Burbank:

Burbank man chased by pack of coyotes

Burbank man chased by pack of coyotes

When Burbank resident Nick Mendoza walks his dog now, he carries a softball bat.

National Night Out in Burbank to be held at police station

Burbank’s annual National Night Out will be held Tuesday at the city’s police station, as it’s moved from its regular location on the Chandler Bikeway.

Schiff to host forum on identity theft

On Monday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) will host a forum on identity theft protection at the L.A. Zoo’s Witherbee Auditorium at 7 p.m. intended to teach constituents how to better protect themselves from fraud and what to do in the event that their personal information is used without their...

Parolee allegedly steals breast pump, baby items at Burbank Target

A 49-year-old parolee was arrested Saturday after allegedly attempting to steal a $400 breast pump and other baby-related items from Target in Burbank, police said.

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