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  • Traffic stop in Burbank yields weapons

    Burbank Police arrested two men after reportedly finding weapons on them and in their vehicle during a traffic stop. At 11:05 p.m. on Friday, Burbank police pulled over a silver Chevrolet pickup truck at Victory Boulevard and Manning Street for alleged...
  • Burbank Unified settles for $150K in sex abuse case

    A young man sexually abused by his Burbank teacher will receive a $150,000 settlement stemming from a 2011 lawsuit, district officials confirmed Wednesday. Amy Beck, a former teacher at David Starr Jordan Middle School, turned herself into Burbank...
  • BPD's Youth Academy holds graduation ceremony

    Fifteen teens graduated Thursday from the Burbank Police Department's Youth Academy, a five-week program that includes physical training, lectures on law enforcement and mock job interviews. Among the graduates was Yasmin Garcia, who, after surviving...
  • Man suspected of trying to steal wiring

    A 33-year-old Burbank resident was arrested for allegedly breaking into a home under construction earlier this week and attempting to steal copper electrical wiring. Burbank police were alerted to the residential burglary Wednesday night by a nearby...
  • 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....
  • Man accused of possessing child pornography at Burbank library

    A 45-year-old man was arrested Saturday after he was allegedly caught looking at suspected child pornography at the Burbank Central Library, police said. Police responded to the library, located at 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., just before 5 p.m. regarding...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • U.S. Supreme Court will not review decision involving former Burbank police detective

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied the city’s request to review a lower court’s decision that a former police detective was protected under the First Amendment when he reported officer misconduct. The city filed a petition with the...
  • Alcohol involved in hit-and-run accident, police say

    The 28-year-old Lancaster woman who struck a 5-year-old boy crossing the street in Burbank Monday was reportedly under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision, police said. Identified by police as Meagan Booth, the motorist was arrested...
  • Woman who allegedly struck 5-year-old with her car pleads not guilty

    A 28-year-old Lancaster woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that she struck a 5-year-old boy while driving drunk with her 2-year-old son in her car, and later attempted to flee the scene, authorities said. Meagan Booth was charged with two...