| Apr 28, 2015
| 11:46 AM
The family of a North Hollywood man fatally shot by a Los Angeles police officer after a pursuit that ended in Burbank has filed a $10-million wrongful-death claim against the city of Los Angeles and the police officers involved.
Sergio Navas, 35, was...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 7:32 PM
Kyle Alvarez was reading his own obituary in front of a full auditorium when he broke down in tears.
Asked to speak as if he had lost his own life in a drunk-driving crash, the 18-year-old thanked his parents for their love and support.
The exercise was...
| May 8, 2015
| 4:13 PM
Francisco Godinez was riding to work in his company truck one morning in November 2012 when he saw what appeared to be a robbery unfold in front of him.
A man was pulling on a woman's purse in an alley off Buena Vista Street and San Fernando Boulevard...
| May 13, 2015
| 11:49 AM
Three men and two minors were arrested Tuesday evening after allegedly stealing more than $1,800 worth of clothing from Tilly’s at the Burbank Empire Center, police said.
Employees called police after seeing four males grab a large amount of...
| May 15, 2015
| 11:51 AM
A drama unfolded at Burbank’s Colony Theatre on Friday that had nothing to do with the musical play that was slated to be performed several hours later.
A suspected domestic kidnapper chose the Burbank playhouse — described by the artistic...
| May 18, 2015
| 7:25 PM
A 20-year-old Burbank man was arrested in connection with a robbery reported in March in Robert Lundigan Park, police said.
Detectives identified Arturo Tovar as one of the suspects who allegedly stole a 40-year-old man’s phone and broke his camera...
| May 19, 2015
| 7:00 PM
A veteran motorcycle officer who has spearheaded student safety programs in Burbank schools was recognized as Burbank’s Police Officer of the Year recently.
Timothy Dyrness, 55, joined the force in 1988, after which he spent two years in patrol...
| May 27, 2015
| 3:54 PM
A married couple from Burbank is facing drug charges after police reportedly caught the pair selling marijuana to a 16-year-old boy in Burbank, police said.
Detectives began watching the pair — identified as Yolanda Corral-Cortes, 44, and Nicolas...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 5:58 PM
The Burbank city attorney’s office expects to prosecute more than 100 new criminal cases a year with the passage of Proposition 47, which reduced penalties for several criminal offenses.
Under the initiative, certain property and drug-related...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 10:44 AM
An Arkansas man was arrested Friday for allegedly assaulting his uncle with a deadly weapon, authorities said.
Burbank police received a call at 9:50 a.m. about a suspect with a loaded firearm at an apartment building on the 400 block of N. Pass Avenue....
| Mar 16, 2015
| 12:00 PM
Two 30-year-old men were charged in the armed home-invasion robbery in which they allegedly forced their way inside a Burbank home claiming to have a mail delivery and made off with more than $1 million in cash, authorities said.
Siavash Razaghi of...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 3:53 PM
A citizen’s tip helped police catch a 28-year-old Sylmar woman accused of scamming two Burbank hair salons when she took off without paying after receiving expensive hair treatments, police said.
One day last month, the woman, identified as Lavette...