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  • Owner of Burbank in-home daycare sentenced to six years in prison

    The owner of an in-home daycare in Burbank was sentenced to six years in state prison Wednesday after an 11-month-old boy suffocated to death from a car-seat chest strap under her care, officials said. Milena Nikodijevic, 52, owner of Twinkle Twinkle...
  • Two suspects arrested in Burbank home burglary

    Two suspects arrested in Burbank home burglary
    Two Los Angeles men were arrested after allegedly stealing two rifles and other items from a Burbank home Wednesday, and police are investigating their possible involvement in a recent string of daytime home burglaries. The suspects, Terry Jones, 24,...
  • Police union's former president files lawsuit against city of Burbank

    The former president of the Burbank police union filed a lawsuit against the city claiming he was fired in retaliation for disclosing illegal conduct by the department, including the use of arrest quotas and false police reports, court records show....
  • Former Burbank police officer sentenced to 30 months in federal prison

    A former Burbank police officer was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison Monday after pleading guilty to lying to investigators during a probe into an alleged scheme involving his girlfriend and her estranged husband. Anthony Valento, 44, pleaded...
  • Police arrest five people during DUI saturation patrols in Burbank

    Five people were arrested on suspicion of DUI in Burbank at various locations during a saturation patrol Friday night and early Saturday morning, police said. Officers patrolled main roads, including Hollywood Way, Buena Vista and Magnolia Boulevard,...
  • Man admitted shaking infant, police say

    A Burbank detective on Tuesday testified that a 20-year-old Burbank man accused of killing his five-week-old daughter said in an interview that he shook the baby out of frustration that she wouldn't stop crying or go to sleep. Matthew Wojcik, a graduate...
  • 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...
  • Judge: Residents to stand trial in double-stabbing at Santa Monica Pier

    Three Burbank men accused in connection with a double-stabbing at the Santa Monica Pier in January will stand trial on attempted murder and assault charges a judge ruled this week. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Deborah Brazil ruled Monday there was...
  • 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...
  • Hearing held for Santa Monica Pier stabbing suspects

    Attorneys for three Burbank men charged in connection with a double stabbing at the Santa Monica Pier in January said Monday that one of the men was defending himself after being provoked and attacked, while the other two weren’t involved in the...
  • In Theory: Is 'radicalization' child abuse?

    The mayor of London wrote in a March 2 column in the Daily Telegraph that Muslim children who are at risk of radicalization by their parents are victims of child abuse and should be removed from their homes. Mayor Boris Johnson says that such a move...
  • Two arrested for surveillance camera theft

    Two men were arrested Friday after police observed them walking down Chandler Boulevard pushing a shopping cart filled with what appeared to be eight stolen surveillance cameras, police said. At around 2:10 p.m., police saw the men — Thomas and...