Public Safety

Pedestrian struck in Burbank crosswalk

An SUV struck a 76-year-old man in Burbank Saturday morning, a Burbank Police official said. 

Friends, family recall lives of teens killed in crash

Friends, family recall lives of teens killed in crash

Loved ones of the three Burbank teens who died in a car crash last week, still reeling from their loss, gathered this week to remember their friends who lost their lives too soon.

Suspect arrested in string of burglaries in Burbank

Suspect arrested in string of burglaries in Burbank

An 18-year-old Sun Valley man was arrested on suspicion of committing a string of burglaries in the last week in which $1,000 worth of cash, cigarettes and alcohol were stolen from several businesses on Glenoaks Boulevard in Burbank, police said.

Funds raised for families of teens lost in Santa Clarita crash

Funds raised for families of teens lost in Santa Clarita crash

More than $13,000 has been raised for the families of the Burbank teens who died last week in a car crash as online crowd-funding campaigns have taken root.

Pair arrested in Burbank for allegedly stolen metal

Pair arrested in Burbank for allegedly stolen metal

A Panorama City man and Huntington Park woman were arrested during a traffic stop in Burbank early Sunday morning after police reportedly discovered a large amount of stolen metal in their car.

Deaths of three Burbank teens in car crash caused by blunt trauma

Deaths of three Burbank teens in car crash caused by blunt trauma

The deaths of three Burbank teens killed in a car collision in Santa Clarita last week have been ruled accidental and were caused by blunt trauma, Los Angeles County...

Excessive heat warning in place for Los Angeles, Ventura Counties

Excessive heat warning in place for Los Angeles, Ventura Counties

Dangerously hot weather in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties was expected Monday and Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Burbank police officers land second place in motorcycle skills competition

Burbank police officers land second place in motorcycle skills competition

Seven Burbank police officers competed in a motorcycle skills competition on Wednesday in which more than 200 other regional officers participated, and three local officers took second place in a team event, officials said.

Man robbed of a few thousand dollars at gunpoint

A 64-year-old man was robbed of a few thousand dollars in cash at gunpoint Thursday evening while working on his bicycle in a garage in Burbank, police said.

Pedestrian hit, killed by Metrolink train in North Hollywood

Pedestrian hit, killed by Metrolink train in North Hollywood

A pedestrian was killed in North Hollywood early Friday after being struck by a Metrolink train traveling on the Ventura line, authorities said.

Suspicious envelope at Kaiser Permanente in Burbank deemed safe

Suspicious envelope at Kaiser Permanente in Burbank deemed safe

[Updated 6:43 p.m.] An envelope containining white powder that was being investigated by hazardous materials teams at Kaiser Permanente Thursday afternoon was deemed safe, according to Burbank police.

Man arrested on attempted murder charge following stabbing incident in August

A 21-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of attempted murder for allegedly stabbing his ex-girlfriend’s current boyfriend during a fight in Burbank last month, police said.

Man arrested for allegedly taking pictures under women's skirts

Man arrested for allegedly taking pictures under women's skirts

A 31-year-old Van Nuys man was arrested after reportedly taking cellphone photos under two women’s skirts on Tuesday at Marshalls in the Burbank Empire Center, police said.

Sig Alert issued on Golden State (5) Freeway after collision involving CHP officer

A Sig Alert was issued for about an hour Wednesday afternoon after a non-injury collision on the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway at Burbank Boulevard involving a California Highway Patrol officer who was knocked off his motorcycle, according to the agency.

Burbank police honored for traffic work

Burbank police honored for traffic work

The Burbank Police Department's traffic bureau was honored by the state attorney general on Monday for tackling, over the last two years, what had been a growing number of traffic collisions in the city.

CHP addresses rise in distracted driving with patrol

CHP addresses rise in distracted driving with patrol

During a three-hour patrol on Friday, California Highway Patrol Officer Ryan Bejar made several stops, including issuing a citation to a driver for not having her license plate on her van in Burbank, and writing a speeding ticket to a 31-year-old man who was driving 87 mph in a 65-mph zone while...

Police seek man who allegedly masturbated in front of two students

Police are searching for a man who was reportedly masturbating in his car in front of two John Burroughs High School students on Wednesday afternoon.

 Driver reportedly tried to bypass down crossing arms when struck by train

Driver reportedly tried to bypass down crossing arms when struck by train

Initial reports suggest that the motorist killed in the train collision Tuesday had attempted to drive around or through the railroad crossing arms, which were already down, when he was...

Man critically injured in train collision dies

Man critically injured in train collision dies

The driver of the car that was hit by a Metrolink train on Tuesday has died, authorities said.

DUI checkpoint in Burbank yields one arrest

A grant-funded sobriety checkpoint conducted in Burbank Saturday night yielded one drunk-driving arrest, though more than 800 motorists were screened, police said.

Burbank City Council OKs contract to fix streets

Plans to resurface 96 blocks of residential streets in Burbank are underway, with the Burbank City Council last week unanimously approving a contract to start the $2.7-million project.

Man arrested for alleged drunk driving with 4-year-old son in car

A 42-year-old Glendale man was arrested early Monday morning after allegedly driving drunk on the wrong side of the street with his 4-year-old son in the car, police said.

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.

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