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  • Driver reportedly tried to bypass down crossing arms when struck by train

     Driver reportedly tried to bypass down crossing arms when struck by train
    Initial reports suggest that the motorist killed in the train collision Tuesday had attempted to drive around or through the railroad crossing arms, which were already down, when he was struck by the train, Burbank police said. The man, identified by...
  • Letter: One alleged DUI isn't worth the cost

    Re: “DUI checkpoint in Burbank yields one arrest,” Sept. 3. Burbank Police Department had a sobriety checkpoint from 9 a.m.. to 2 a.m. That is 16 hours. They stopped 823 drivers for screening and netted one alleged drunk driver. After...
  • Police investigation into rail collision continues

    Police investigation into rail collision continues
    The motorist killed in a Metrolink train collision in Burbank Tuesday reportedly drove through the railroad crossing arms, which had been down for about 20 seconds, when he was struck by the train, Burbank police said. The man, identified by authorities...
  • Man arrested for alleged drunk driving with 4-year-old son in car

    A 42-year-old Glendale man was arrested early Monday morning after allegedly driving drunk on the wrong side of the street with his 4-year-old son in the car, police said. Just before midnight on Sunday, Burbank police observed the man, identified as...
  • DUI checkpoint in Burbank yields one arrest

    A grant-funded sobriety checkpoint conducted in Burbank Saturday night yielded one drunk-driving arrest, though more than 800 motorists were screened, police said. From 9 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday, 823 drivers passed through and were screened for...
  • Suspect arrested in string of burglaries in Burbank

    Suspect arrested in string of burglaries in Burbank
    An 18-year-old Sun Valley man was arrested on suspicion of committing a string of burglaries in the last week in which $1,000 worth of cash, cigarettes and alcohol were stolen from several businesses on Glenoaks Boulevard in Burbank, police said. Police...
  • Man arrested for allegedly taking pictures under women's skirts

    Man arrested for allegedly taking pictures under women's skirts
    A 31-year-old Van Nuys man was arrested after reportedly taking cellphone photos under two women’s skirts on Tuesday at Marshalls in the Burbank Empire Center, police said. Police responded to the store, located at 1701 Victory Place, around 5 p.m....
  • Man arrested on attempted murder charge following stabbing incident in August

    A 21-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of attempted murder for allegedly stabbing his ex-girlfriend’s current boyfriend during a fight in Burbank last month, police said. Police arrested Daniel Johnson of Sun Valley during a...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Man arrested for allegedly filming another man urinating in airport restroom

    Man arrested for allegedly filming another man urinating in airport restroom
    A 28-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested at Bob Hope Airport on Sunday after allegedly filming another man urinating in a restroom in Terminal B, police said. Stephen Russel, who was in a locked stall, allegedly used his cellphone to record a 38-year-...