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  • Fired Burbank officer to get job back

    A former Burbank police sergeant fired four years ago in connection with alleged misconduct during the Porto's robbery investigation will be reinstated, his lawyer said, marking an unprecedented move in the multiyear saga that cost 10 officers their jobs....
  • Police arrest five men for alleged drunk driving over the weekend in Burbank

    Five people were arrested on suspicion of drunk driving over the weekend in Burbank, police said. Between Saturday and Sunday, officers booked the five drivers, all men ages 24 to 33, on suspicion of driving under the influence at different locations in...
  • Miley Cyrus home burglary: Police detain pair in North Hollywood

    A man and woman were detained Thursday in connection with the theft of Miley Cyrus' Maserati and other items from her home, police said. The pair, who have not been identified by police, were spotted near Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf at Lankershim and...
  • Police subdue man in alleged gym ruckus

    A 38-year-old Burbank man was arrested Friday morning after he allegedly threw a keyboard at a Burbank police officer at 24 Hour Fitness, where he had been asked to leave by the gym staff, police said. Gym employees called police at 8:35 a.m. after the...
  • LAPD recovers gun from North Hollywood home, identifies suspect

    Los Angeles police recovered a gun from the North Hollywood home where a convicted felon was flushed out after officers fired tear gas, authorities said Monday night. The weapon was found on a sofa inside the single-story home on Hartsook Street, Lt....
  • Burbank man sentenced 26 years to life in stabbing case

    Burbank man sentenced 26 years to life in stabbing case
    A 27-year-old Burbank man was sentenced to 26 years to life in state prison Wednesday after he was convicted of fatally stabbing his on-and-off girlfriend 19 times in her neck. Stephen Joanou Jr. was convicted of first-degree murder in March in the death...
  • Sobriety checkpoint nets five arrests

    Three drivers were arrested on suspicion of driving drunk during a sobriety checkpoint conducted overnight Saturday, police said. From 9 p.m. Saturday to 2:30 a.m. Sunday, Burbank police screened 1,278 drivers who passed through the checkpoint at the...
  • Man files claim against the city, alleges excessive police force

    A 51-year-old man filed a claim against the city of Burbank centered around an incident in which he reportedly woke up with a broken arm in a Burbank park following an arrest for being drunk in public, records show. Jon Petersen alleges he was a...
  • Two arrested for allegedly stealing tires

    Two Los Angeles residents were arrested Thursday for allegedly stealing tires from a Burbank tire store.  Allen Dominguez, 23, and Leonel Omar Lopez, 20, were arrested for possession of stolen property on June 11 after Burbank police received a call...
  • 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,...
  • Woman allegedly steals beer at Ralphs, injures store employee

    Woman allegedly steals beer at Ralphs, injures store employee
    A 26-year-old woman was arrested Friday evening after allegedly fighting with two Ralphs supermarket employees while trying to steal a 12-pack of Corona beer, police said. Lestee Singleton of Los Angeles allegedly attempted to leave Ralphs located at...
  • 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...