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Local officials react to vaccine law

Local officials react to vaccine law

A new law that would require essentially all California students to get vaccinated before starting school will have a tiny impact on Glendale and Burbank as nearly all children have been immunized, but some local officials believe the law, while based on good intentions, goes too far.

Former Burbank police cadet laid to rest in Glendale

Former Burbank police cadet laid to rest in Glendale

Police officers from throughout the state gathered Wednesday in Glendale to pay respects to a fallen Bakersfield police officer with strong ties to Burbank.

Man hospitalized after shooting in Burbank

Man hospitalized after shooting in Burbank

A 27-year-old man was hospitalized Tuesday night after getting shot in an alley in Burbank, police said.

Burbank man to stand trial for allegedly attempting to murder former business partner

Burbank man to stand trial for allegedly attempting to murder former business partner

A 41-year-old Burbank man was held this week to answer to charges that he shot his former business partner outside the victim’s Glendale home, officials said.

Firefighters knock down blaze at Burbank metal finishing business

Firefighters knock down blaze at Burbank metal finishing business

A fire ripped through a metal-finishing business in Burbank early Monday morning, officials said.

Former Burroughs High employee pleads not guilty of alleged sexual relations with students

A former John Burroughs High School employee pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges that he had sexual relationships with two female...

Robbers make off with $20K worth of merchandise from Burbank cell phone store

Robbers make off with $20K worth of merchandise from Burbank cell phone store

Burbank police are looking for two robbers who reportedly tied up a cellphone store employee and customer and made off with $20,000 worth of merchandise on Sunday, authorities said.

Man arrested in connection with fatal pursuit that ended in death of former Burbank police cadet

Man arrested in connection with fatal pursuit that ended in death of former Burbank police cadet

An anonymous tip led authorities to a 32-year-old man suspected of leading a former Burbank police cadet on a vehicle pursuit in Bakersfield that claimed his life, police said.

Victim in attempted murder case testifies against accused shooter, former business partner

Glendale man says his estranged business partner fired a gun at him four times.

A Glendale man testified on Friday that last November, he was shot at four times in front of his home by his estranged friend and former business partner who owed him $28,000.

Former Burbank police cadet killed in crash during pursuit in Bakersfield

Former Burbank police cadet killed in crash during pursuit in Bakersfield

A former Burbank police cadet was killed during a police pursuit early Friday morning in Bakersfield, officials said.

Man to stand trial in attempted murder case

A 29-year-old man was held to answer on Thursday to attempted murder charges stemming from a stabbing in Burbank┬áthat left his ex-girlfriend’s mother with 23 stab...

Rapper arrested in Burbank on outstanding warrant, alleged drug possession

Rapper Nipsey Hussle was arrested Wednesday in Burbank on an outstanding warrant, after which officers reportedly found a bottle of codeine in his car for which he did not have a prescription, police said.

'Very high' danger of fire in mountains, forest officials warn

The fire danger level in the Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument was raised from “high” to “very high,” effective June 26, it was announced Wednesday by forest officials.

Deputy Chief Tom Angel leaves Burbank Police Department to rejoin L.A. County Sheriff's Department

Deputy Chief Tom Angel leaves Burbank Police Department to rejoin L.A. County Sheriff's Department

Burbank police on Tuesday bid farewell to Deputy Chief Tom Angel, who, after five years guiding the agency through “tumultuous” times, is headed back to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, where he spent more than 30 years.

Burbank police arrest woman for allegedly smoking drugs, endangering toddler

Burbank police arrest woman for allegedly smoking drugs, endangering toddler

A 30-year-old Los Angeles woman was arrested Monday after a witness reportedly saw her smoking drugs in her car with her 2-year-old son on her lap, police said.

Burbank High girls' volleyball coach arrested after allegedly soliciting nude photos from players

Burbank High girls' volleyball coach arrested after allegedly soliciting nude photos from players

A Burbank High School varsity girls volleyball coach was arrested after allegedly soliciting nude photos, anonymously through social media, from multiple players on his team, police said.

Using bogus kidnapping story, caller tries to scam Burbank man

A phone scammer on Wednesday attempted to extort money from a 54-year-old Burbank man, demanding ransom money after claiming the man’s daughter had been kidnapped, police said.

Police search for man involved in attempted kidnapping

Police search for man involved in attempted kidnapping

Police are looking for a man who, using a “sharp object,” attempted to kidnap a 20-year-old woman walking in a Burbank neighborhood early Wednesday morning, police said.

Burbank police testing parking-enforcement tech that photographs license plates

Burbank police are considering implementing an electronic parking-enforcement system that would eliminate the need for parking-control officers to manually mark cars with chalk to enforce parking regulations.

Security presence at Empire Center deters mass gathering of car enthusiasts

Security presence at Empire Center deters mass gathering of car enthusiasts

Private security had closed part of the Empire Center parking lot Tuesday afternoon to deter people from attending a social media-driven car-enthusiast gathering, which caused traffic delays in the area.

City intends to sue if car meet-up proceeds at Burbank Empire Center

City intends to sue if car meet-up proceeds at Burbank Empire Center

The city of Burbank has notified the organizer of a gathering of car enthusiasts scheduled to take place tonight at the Burbank Empire Center it intends to sue if the event proceeds as planned.

Burbank man allegedly vandalizes jail cells while in police custody

A 22-year-old Burbank man jailed for allegedly assaulting his grandfather vandalized the jail phone and toilet, causing more than $1,000 in damages, police said.

Suspicious package dropped off at Burbank police headquarters cleared by bomb squad

Authorities have deemed safe a “suspicious package” that was dropped off at the Burbank police headquarters on Friday afternoon.

Passenger jets back in service after clipping wings at Burbank Bob Hope Airport

One passenger jet clipped the wing of a second airliner while pulling away from the terminal at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank on Saturday morning, officials said.

Fallen electrical lines bring traffic to a halt on Golden State (5) Freeway in Burbank

All lanes of the Golden State (5) Freeway at Alameda Avenue were stopped in both directions for about 30 minutes on Tuesday afternoon after a communication line fell and blocked the road, officials said.

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