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  • Burbank police investigate rash of burglaries

    Police are investigating seven daytime home burglaries since last Thursday in which hundreds of dollars' worth of electronics and other items were stolen from homes in Burbank. In each one, the thieves gained entry through unlocked windows or doors,...
  • Former member of hip-hop duo New Boyz arrested at Ramada Inn

    A 22-year-old Victorville rapper, formerly of the hip-hop duo New Boyz, was arrested in Burbank Tuesday evening on suspicion of three outstanding arrest warrants, police said. Earl Benjamin, part of the pair best known for viral hit “You’...
  • 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...
  • The prospect for learning is high at school's Gold Rush

    The prospect for learning is high at school's Gold Rush
    Fourth-graders Sam West and Dani Thomas-Nathan sat behind a booth Friday morning selling copies of the Golden Gazette newspaper for $1 each. It was 1849 at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School, the peak of the California Gold Rush, and Gold Town was...
  • Report: Isla Vista shooter purchased guns from licensed Burbank dealer

    Report: Isla Vista shooter purchased guns from licensed Burbank dealer
    At first, when it began, it was lost to the soundtrack of another Friday night in this bluff-top college town: screeching tires and what sounded like fireworks. But then — shattered glass. Sirens. Screams. Within 10 minutes, it was done —...
  • 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...
  • Attorney for Burbank man convicted of stabbing on-and-off girlfriend presents new evidence

    The sentencing for a 27-year-old Burbank man convicted of stabbing to death his on-and-off girlfriend was continued Thursday after the defense presented new evidence in the case. Stephen Joanou Jr. was convicted of first-degree murder in March in the...
  • Burbank police investigating rash of weekend car thefts

    Burbank police investigating rash of weekend car thefts
    Police are investigating a rash of thefts over the weekend, in which electronics, wallets and purses were stolen from 20 unlocked vehicles on the west end of Burbank. Among the items stolen were purses, wallets, coins, GPS devices and iPods, according to...
  • Burglars steal Miley Cyrus' Maserati from North Hollywood home

    Burglars steal Miley Cyrus' Maserati from North Hollywood home
    A pair of burglars scaled the fence of Miley Cyrus' North Hollywood home Friday and drove off in her $100,000 Maserati, Los Angeles police said. Authorities were called about 4 p.m. after the car and some jewelry were reported stolen from the pop star's...
  • Feds decline to charge BPD officers over excessive-force allegations

    Marking the apparent end of a years-long investigation into allegations of excessive force and civil rights violations, federal officials have declined to file criminal charges against any current or former Burbank officers, the city's top cop said...
  • Crowds search for dollar bills as @HiddenCash craze hits Burbank

    Crowds search for dollar bills as @HiddenCash craze hits Burbank
    The @HiddenCash frenzy was in full swing Thursday night as large crowds of people descended on the area around the Empire Center in Burbank in search of dollar bills. The anonymous donor, who has posted clues on Twitter to the locations of cash-...
  • Man arrested for allegedly tormenting, torturing Chihuahua

    Man arrested for allegedly tormenting, torturing Chihuahua
    A 49-year-old Burbank man was arrested Wednesday night after witnesses reportedly saw him choking a Chihuahua and slamming it against the concrete, police said. Police responded to Valley Park at 1625 N. Valley St. in Burbank just after 9 p.m. regarding...