Public Safety

Woman pleads not guilty in collisions

A Burbank woman pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that she rammed her vehicle into three cars while intoxicated in back-to-back hit-and-run collisions last week, and assaulted one of the drivers, authorities said.

Man who shot his wife, then killed himself, is identified

Man who shot his wife, then killed himself, is identified

A Sunland man who shot his wife in a big-rig storage lot in Burbank last week and later turned the gun on himself was identified as Gegam Torosyan,...

Police arrest man for allegedly trying to sell stolen electronics, clothing

A 35-year-old Burbank man was arrested Saturday after allegedly attempting to sell stolen electronics and clothing worth hundreds of dollars in downtown Burbank, police said.

Woman arrested for alleged back-to-back collisions, assault

A 29-year-old Burbank woman was slated to appear in court Monday after she allegedly rammed her vehicle into three cars while reportedly intoxicated in back-to-back hit-and-run collisions last week, and assaulted one of the drivers, police said.

Motorcyclist, pedestrian die in separate collisions over the weekend

Motorcyclist, pedestrian die in separate collisions over the weekend

There were two fatal traffic collisions over the weekend in Burbank, one involving a motorcyclist and the other involving a pedestrian, police said.

Man arrested on suspicion of trying to rob a Burbank bank

A 32-year-old man suspected of attempting to rob a Burbank bank this week was arrested on Wednesday, police said.

Shooting at storage facility believed to be attempted murder-suicide

Shooting at storage facility believed to be attempted murder-suicide

Police believe that a shooting at a big-rig storage facility in Burbank on Monday was an attempted murder-suicide in which a husband shot his wife and...

One killed, one injured in shooting at Burbank storage facility

One killed, one injured in shooting at Burbank storage facility

[UPDATE 10/20 3:54 p.m.] Police are investigating a shooting in which one man was killed and a female injured, police said.

Weekend freeway delays expected due to construction

Motorists can expect delays this weekend due to closure of the on- and off-ramps for the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway at Verdugo Avenue, state transportation officials said.

Burbank woman arrested on suspicion of drug possession, child endangerment and ID theft

Burbank woman arrested on suspicion of drug possession, child endangerment and ID theft

A 27-year-old Burbank woman was arrested Friday after police reportedly found narcotics and drug paraphernalia in her car, the latter of which was within her toddler son’s reach, police said.

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.

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