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  • Police investigating six car burglaries that may be related

    Six vehicle burglaries, one of which included the theft of a handgun, were reported in Burbank Wednesday evening, and investigators say the incidents may be connected. Between 6:30 and 10 p.m., three cars were burglarized in three parking lots within...
  • Burbank police investigate vandalism of cars

    A series of car vandalism incidents were reported in Burbank late last week, some of which were similar in nature, police said. Three car owners reported discovering slashed tires and key marks on their cars Thursday morning, said Burbank Police Sgt....
  • Burbank man charged with attempted murder in stabbing

    Felony charges were filed Thursday against a 22-year-old Burbank man suspected of stabbing a Sunland man last month. Eric Wang was charged with one count of attempted murder using a knife and another count of assault with a deadly weapon, according to...
  • Big-rig driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after fire

    Big-rig driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after fire
    The driver of a big-rig that caught fire on the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway Monday afternoon — temporarily shutting down four freeway lanes and causing traffic delays — was arrested after the incident on suspicion of drunk driving,...
  • In Theory: A campaign to include and not exclude

    "We should be known not by what we oppose, but rather by what we propose," said Rev. Samuel Rodriguez on the launch of his project called the Imago Dei. The campaign calls on evangelicals to recognize and affirm that undocumented immigrants, gays,...
  • Robbery, attempted robbery involving cellphones reported over weekend

    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 her and lunged at her...
  • Antique shotguns, golf clubs stolen in residential burglaries

    Two antique shotguns were among the numerous items stolen from a Burbank home in one of two residential burglaries reported to police over the weekend. Sometime between 7:20 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday, a home in the 600 block of East Palm Avenue was...
  • Police arrest woman for allegedly stealing dancewear

    A 30-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon after allegedly stealing dance clothes from a dancewear store and then threatening the store owner with a pair of scissors, police said. The woman, Ashlee Meleskie, allegedly entered Karabel Dancewear...
  • Suspect who allegedly wore a fake beard in a series of robberies arrested

    Police arrested a man on Monday who allegedly wore a fake beard in a series of robberies in which he reportedly targeted gas stations and a Burbank frozen yogurt shop, authorities said. Joshua Boston, 24, of Burbank, was arrested after he allegedly...
  • 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...