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  • Yogurt shop robbed at gunpoint twice in two weeks

    A Burbank yogurt shop was robbed at gunpoint Thursday for the second time in two weeks, police said. At 2:37 p.m., police responded to reports of an armed robbery at Froyo Bliss, located at 101 N. Victory Blvd., said Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn....
  • Burbank man pleads not guilty in swastika vandalism case

    An 18-year-old Burbank man pleaded not guilty Thursday to 10 counts of vandalism that caused more than $400 in damage after he allegedly spray-painted swastikas and derogatory comments on homes and vehicles in Burbank earlier this week, according to the...
  • Charges filed in alleged Christmas day chase

    Two men who ended up in the hospital after initiating a high-speed police chase on Christmas Day in Burbank have been charged with one count each of auto burglary and receiving stolen property, police said. One of the men, Javier Hernandez, is awaiting...
  • Report: Crime in Burbank dropped in 2013

    Overall, crime in Burbank dropped by 4% last year, with violent crimes plunging by almost 30%, according to year-end statistics. Violent crime — which includes robbery, aggravated assault and murder — declined from 243 reported incidents in...
  • Woman's body found wrapped in blanket in alley; her son arrested

    Woman's body found wrapped in blanket in alley; her son arrested
    A Burbank man was arrested on suspicion of killing his 76-year-old mother, whose body was found in an alley wrapped in a blanket, police said Monday night. Officers responded Monday morning to call of a possible woman down in the alley near the 4000...
  • Update: Police identify woman found dead in alley

    Update: Police identify woman found dead in alley
    Burbank police on Tuesday identified a 77-year-old woman found dead in the alley of her apartment complex Monday as Maria Diaz. Her body was discovered after a witness reported a person possibly sleeping in the south alley in the 4000 block of West...
  • Thieves make off with paintings, other items valued at $30,000

    Roughly $30,000 worth of paintings, jewelry and electronics were reportedly stolen from a Burbank home Monday afternoon, police said. Burglars broke in through the rear window and ransacked the home in the 900 block of Parish Place between 1:45 and 3:...
  • Police union president 'disappointed' by decision not to reinstate fired officer

    The Burbank police union president was “disappointed” in the Burbank city manager’s decision not to reinstate a fired police officer after an arbitrator recommended he do so, adding that the move was bad for employee morale, according to...
  • Police look into series of vandalism incidents

    Police are investigating a series of vandalism incidents after three vehicles within three blocks were found Wednesday with slashed tires and etched with derogatory words, police said. In the 700 block of North Valley Street at 6:30 a.m., a 2014 Bentley...
  • Thieves steal several items from home while residents on vacation

    Police are investigating a residential burglary in which a Burbank home was reportedly ransacked while its residents were on vacation. Between Nov. 26 and Dec. 4, thieves broke into a home in the 1100 block of Parish Place and stole three paintings,...
  • Two men try to make off with $1,500 worth of clothing

    Two men were arrested Thursday after allegedly attempting to steal $1,500 worth of clothing from Target in Burbank, police said. Luis Cruz, 37, and Luis Izales, 33, both of Los Angeles, left the Empire Center store just after 3 p.m. with two shopping...
  • Burbank police report DUI arrests up, crashes down

    The number of alcohol- and drug-related car crashes dropped in 2013 when compared to the previous year, while the number of arrests made for driving under the influence spiked, police reported this week. In 2013, there were 557 drunk or drugged driving...