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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Man arrested for allegedly stealing car, evading police

    Police arrested a 21-year-old male Thursday morning in Burbank on suspicion of grand theft auto and evading police. The suspect, identified as Forest Herman, was spotted by security guards driving suspiciously in the IKEA parking lot, said Burbank Police...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Burbank woman wages fight against alleged identity thief

    Burbank woman wages fight against alleged identity thief
    Burbank resident Jennifer Smith works three jobs and, for the most part, tried to pinch pennies as much as she could. And for that, her credit was nearly flawless. At least that was the case until several weeks ago, when an alleged thief opened...