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  • 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...
  • In Theory: Is 'radicalization' child abuse?

    The mayor of London wrote in a March 2 column in the Daily Telegraph that Muslim children who are at risk of radicalization by their parents are victims of child abuse and should be removed from their homes. Mayor Boris Johnson says that such a move...
  • Boy struck by car; driver arrested for trying to flee

    A 5-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street in Burbank Monday afternoon, and the driver was arrested after attempting to flee the scene, police said. The boy, who was crossing the street with his grandmother, was transported to...
  • U.S. Supreme Court will not review decision involving former Burbank police detective

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied the city’s request to review a lower court’s decision that a former police detective was protected under the First Amendment when he reported officer misconduct. The city filed a petition with the...
  • Alcohol involved in hit-and-run accident, police say

    The 28-year-old Lancaster woman who struck a 5-year-old boy crossing the street in Burbank Monday was reportedly under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision, police said. Identified by police as Meagan Booth, the motorist was arrested...
  • Woman who allegedly struck 5-year-old with her car pleads not guilty

    A 28-year-old Lancaster woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that she struck a 5-year-old boy while driving drunk with her 2-year-old son in her car, and later attempted to flee the scene, authorities said. Meagan Booth was charged with two...
  • Reyes petitions to get job back

    A former police detective is challenging in court a decision by the Burbank City Manager to not reinstate him, citing an independent arbitrator’s recommendation that he should get his job back, records show. Former Det. Mike Reyes was fired in June...
  • Police: Computers, jewelry stolen from Burbank residence

    Three computers, a wedding ring and jewelry were stolen from a Burbank home Monday after thieves smashed the window to get into the house, police said. Between 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., thieves shattered the rear window and entered a home in the 300 block of...
  • Villalobos sentenced to 26 years to life in stabbing death of Burbank man

    The final chapter of a criminal trial played out in a courtroom Wednesday as the family of a Burbank man who was found dead six years ago with 32 stab wounds heardthe man convicted in the murder being sentenced to 26 years to life in prison with the...