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  • Suspect in fake beard targets two gas stations

    A man donning a fake beard robbed two Chevron gas stations in Burbank over the weekend, and police believe he was also involved in two robberies at a frozen yogurt shop in recent weeks. The man — described as white, 6 feet tall, 160 pounds, and...
  • Arbitrator rules in favor of fired Burbank police officer

    A third former Burbank police officer’s firing was disputed by an independent arbitrator, who ruled that a 20-year department veteran, accused by the city of covering up misconduct during a 2007 robbery investigation, should get his job back. In...
  • Woman found in alley died of 'asphyxia,' police say

    Woman found in alley died of 'asphyxia,' police say
    The woman found dead next to a dumpster in the alley of a Burbank apartment complex Monday died of “asphyxia by neck compressions,” police said Wednesday. The woman’s son, Moises Diaz, 40, pleaded not guilty Thursday to one count of...
  • Three Burbank men plead not guilty in stabbing at Santa Monica Pier

    Three Burbank men plead not guilty in stabbing at Santa Monica Pier
    Three Burbank men pleaded not guilty this week to charges that they were involved in the double stabbing of two fishermen at the Santa Monica Pier, authorities said. One man, Araik Ovoian, 24, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to two counts of attempted...
  • Man pleads not guilty in his mother's death

    Man pleads not guilty in his mother's death
    A 40-year-old Burbank man pleaded not guilty Thursday to one count of murder for the alleged killing of his mother, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office. Moises Diaz was arrested Monday after his mother, identified as...
  • Closing arguments made in stabbing case

    Jurors on Friday began deliberating the fate of a 27-year-old Burbank man accused of fatally stabbing his on-and-off girlfriend 19 times in her neck. DNA traces on coffee cups and underneath the victim’s fingernails, a series of text messages...
  • Help sought tracking cellphone suspect

    A robbery and an attempted robbery involving cellphones were reported in Burbank over the weekend, police said. On Friday evening, a woman was exercising in the area of Olive Avenue and Sixth Street when a man in his 20s approached and lunged at her...
  • In Theory: On crime and punishment and Sharia law

    The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, known as PAS, a political party with a strong base in the Malaysian state of Kelantan, pushed through the Sharia Criminal Code Enactment (II) 1993, which calls for hudud, or extreme corporal punishment when there is strong...
  • Burbank school district OKs curriculum specialists

    Responding to a request for help from principals, Burbank Unified officials agreed to fund full-time curriculum specialists at three elementary schools during the next school year. Before the district weathered significant cuts, curriculum specialists...
  • Man arrested for allegedly filming another man urinating in airport restroom

    Man arrested for allegedly filming another man urinating in airport restroom
    A 28-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested at Bob Hope Airport on Sunday after allegedly filming another man urinating in a restroom in Terminal B, police said. Stephen Russel, who was in a locked stall, allegedly used his cellphone to record a 38-year-...
  • Washington Elementary students receive free dental services

    Washington Elementary students receive free dental services
    Ten-year-old Gillian Johnson opened her mouth and, with a tiny brush, dental hygienist Lilian Regalado applied fluoride onto her teeth Tuesday morning at George Washington Elementary School in Burbank. The fifth-grader was one of roughly 455 students...
  • Woman files claim against Burbank, LAPD

    A woman who was allegedly assaulted during a reported carjacking attempt in Burbank last year has filed a claim against the city of Burbank and the Los Angeles Police Department, citing that the inaction of police officers led to her injuries. Glendale...