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  • Two men arrested at Burbank home for separate charges

    A 52-year-old Burbank man on probation was arrested Friday morning after police reportedly discovered a loaded stolen semiautomatic gun in his home during a compliance check, police said. During a search of Bruce Horwood’s home in the 3200 block...
  • 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...
  • Report: Isla Vista shooter purchased guns from licensed Burbank dealer

    Report: Isla Vista shooter purchased guns from licensed Burbank dealer
    At first, when it began, it was lost to the soundtrack of another Friday night in this bluff-top college town: screeching tires and what sounded like fireworks. But then — shattered glass. Sirens. Screams. Within 10 minutes, it was done —...
  • Burbank police investigating rash of weekend car thefts

    Burbank police investigating rash of weekend car thefts
    Police are investigating a rash of thefts over the weekend, in which electronics, wallets and purses were stolen from 20 unlocked vehicles on the west end of Burbank. Among the items stolen were purses, wallets, coins, GPS devices and iPods, according to...
  • 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,...
  • Man arrested for allegedly tormenting, torturing Chihuahua

    Man arrested for allegedly tormenting, torturing Chihuahua
    A 49-year-old Burbank man was arrested Wednesday night after witnesses reportedly saw him choking a Chihuahua and slamming it against the concrete, police said. Police responded to Valley Park at 1625 N. Valley St. in Burbank just after 9 p.m. regarding...
  • Crowds search for dollar bills as @HiddenCash craze hits Burbank

    Crowds search for dollar bills as @HiddenCash craze hits Burbank
    The @HiddenCash frenzy was in full swing Thursday night as large crowds of people descended on the area around the Empire Center in Burbank in search of dollar bills. The anonymous donor, who has posted clues on Twitter to the locations of cash-...
  • 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....
  • 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,...