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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...
  • 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...
  • Witness in Valento case files lawsuit

    A witness in the federal corruption case against a Burbank police officer, along with members of his family, is suing the city of Burbank alleging that he was falsely arrested and maliciously prosecuted. The Burbank City Council was slated to discuss...
  • Source of local match to fund school resource officers unclear

    School board members refuted a recent suggestion by city officials to have Burbank Unified help cover the cost of three school resource officers who would work in Burbank schools. Last fall, Burbank won a grant to partially fund the officers for the...
  • Police: Bones possibly found near Burbank hiking trail

    Police on Tuesday were investigating reports of possible bones discovered near a Stough Canyon hiking trail in Burbank, authorities said. Witnesses called police in the late afternoon after discovering what appeared to be bones while hiking in the area,...
  • Man arrested on suspicion of DUI after crash

    A Thousand Oaks man was arrested early Monday after his vehicle struck a parked car and sheared a street light, causing a passenger to be ejected from his vehicle, police said. Roberto Martinez, 22, was taken into custody on suspicion of felony...