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  • Suspect who allegedly wore a fake beard in a series of robberies arrested

    Police arrested a man on Monday who allegedly wore a fake beard in a series of robberies in which he reportedly targeted gas stations and a Burbank frozen yogurt shop, authorities said. Joshua Boston, 24, of Burbank, was arrested after he allegedly...
  • Help sought tracking cellphone suspect

    A robbery and an attempted robbery involving cellphones were reported in Burbank over the weekend, police said. On Friday evening, a woman was exercising in the area of Olive Avenue and Sixth Street when a man in his 20s approached and lunged at her...
  • 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...
  • Antique shotguns, golf clubs stolen in residential burglaries

    Two antique shotguns were among the numerous items stolen from a Burbank home in one of two residential burglaries reported to police over the weekend. Sometime between 7:20 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday, a home in the 600 block of East Palm Avenue was...
  • Burbank school district OKs curriculum specialists

    Responding to a request for help from principals, Burbank Unified officials agreed to fund full-time curriculum specialists at three elementary schools during the next school year. Before the district weathered significant cuts, curriculum specialists...
  • Man arrested after apparent hit-and-run

    A man was arrested Thursday afternoon after he allegedly fled the scene of a car crash in Burbank, police officials said. The man, whose identity was not immediately released, was driving around 5:40 p.m. in the area of Lake Street and Verdugo Boulevard...
  • Update: Driver in alleged hit-and-run crash identified

    A 27-year-old driver who rammed his vehicle into a parked car Thursday then fled from police was identified Friday by authorities as Saequon Winston of North Carolina. At 1:50 p.m., a police sergeant directed Winston to pull over in the area of Lake...
  • 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....
  • Former Burbank police detective case goes to top court

    Burbank city attorneys filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court this week arguing that a Burbank police detective who reported officer misconduct is not protected by the First Amendment and therefore cannot sue the city for retaliation because as a...
  • Police arrest two teens for allegedly stealing a woman's cellphone

    Two teens were cited and released Monday after allegedly snatching a cellphone from a woman in downtown Burbank, police said. The 42-year-old woman was walking in the 200 block of East Palm Avenue at around 5 p.m. when the 16-year-old males ran up...
  • 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...
  • 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...