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  • Yogurt shop robbed at gunpoint twice in two weeks

    A Burbank yogurt shop was robbed at gunpoint Thursday for the second time in two weeks, police said. At 2:37 p.m., police responded to reports of an armed robbery at Froyo Bliss, located at 101 N. Victory Blvd., said Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn....
  • Report: Crime in Burbank dropped in 2013

    Overall, crime in Burbank dropped by 4% last year, with violent crimes plunging by almost 30%, according to year-end statistics. Violent crime — which includes robbery, aggravated assault and murder — declined from 243 reported incidents in...
  • Driver who rear-ended Burbank police patrol car allegedly took prescription drugs

    A 51-year-old man was arrested early Wednesday when he reportedly rear-ended a Burbank police car while under the influence of prescription drugs, police said. Police stopped the man – identified as Michael Joanou – just after 1 a.m....
  • Best Buy employee arrested on suspicion of stealing $1,100 at Empire Center location

    Best Buy employee arrested on suspicion of stealing $1,100 at Empire Center location
    A 24-year-old Best Buy employee was arrested Wednesday after allegedly stealing $1,100 from the Empire Center store through fraudulent returns, police said. Since July, the Arleta woman – identified as Diana Tran – reportedly made nine...
  • Woman arrested on suspicion of DUI, child endangerment

    A 47-year-old Reseda woman was arrested Wednesday after allegedly driving under the influence with a 9-year-old girl in the car, police said. A witness called police around 5 p.m. after seeing the woman, identified as Marianna Cregar, pull into a gas...
  • Thieves steal several items from home while residents on vacation

    Police are investigating a residential burglary in which a Burbank home was reportedly ransacked while its residents were on vacation. Between Nov. 26 and Dec. 4, thieves broke into a home in the 1100 block of Parish Place and stole three paintings,...
  • Update: Police identify woman found dead in alley

    Update: Police identify woman found dead in alley
    Burbank police on Tuesday identified a 77-year-old woman found dead in the alley of her apartment complex Monday as Maria Diaz. Her body was discovered after a witness reported a person possibly sleeping in the south alley in the 4000 block of West...
  • Woman's body found wrapped in blanket in alley; her son arrested

    Woman's body found wrapped in blanket in alley; her son arrested
    A Burbank man was arrested on suspicion of killing his 76-year-old mother, whose body was found in an alley wrapped in a blanket, police said Monday night. Officers responded Monday morning to call of a possible woman down in the alley near the 4000...
  • 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...
  • Two men try to make off with $1,500 worth of clothing

    Two men were arrested Thursday after allegedly attempting to steal $1,500 worth of clothing from Target in Burbank, police said. Luis Cruz, 37, and Luis Izales, 33, both of Los Angeles, left the Empire Center store just after 3 p.m. with two shopping...
  • Man stopped at Target for alleged thefts

    A 28-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested after allegedly stealing $1,472 worth of items — including two flat-screen televisions — from Target in Burbank on three occasions over the course of a week, police said. The man, identified by...
  • Police will run DUI checkpoint this weekend

    Burbank police will hold a sobriety checkpoint Saturday night at an undisclosed location, authorities said. From 7 p.m. Saturday to 3 a.m. Sunday, police will be screening motorists at a Burbank intersection looking for signs of intoxication. The effort...