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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Washington Elementary students receive free dental services

    Washington Elementary students receive free dental services
    Ten-year-old Gillian Johnson opened her mouth and, with a tiny brush, dental hygienist Lilian Regalado applied fluoride onto her teeth Tuesday morning at George Washington Elementary School in Burbank. The fifth-grader was one of roughly 455 students...
  • 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...
  • Witness in Valento case files lawsuit

    A witness in the federal corruption case against a Burbank police officer, along with members of his family, is suing the city of Burbank alleging that he was falsely arrested and maliciously prosecuted. The Burbank City Council was slated to discuss...
  • Source of local match to fund school resource officers unclear

    School board members refuted a recent suggestion by city officials to have Burbank Unified help cover the cost of three school resource officers who would work in Burbank schools. Last fall, Burbank won a grant to partially fund the officers for the...
  • 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...
  • Suspect in fake beard targets two gas stations

    A man donning a fake beard robbed two Chevron gas stations in Burbank over the weekend, and police believe he was also involved in two robberies at a frozen yogurt shop in recent weeks. The man — described as white, 6 feet tall, 160 pounds, and...
  • Police: Bones possibly found near Burbank hiking trail

    Police on Tuesday were investigating reports of possible bones discovered near a Stough Canyon hiking trail in Burbank, authorities said. Witnesses called police in the late afternoon after discovering what appeared to be bones while hiking in the area,...
  • Man pleads not guilty in his mother's death

    Man pleads not guilty in his mother's death
    A 40-year-old Burbank man pleaded not guilty Thursday to one count of murder for the alleged killing of his mother, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office. Moises Diaz was arrested Monday after his mother, identified as...
  • Three Burbank men plead not guilty in stabbing at Santa Monica Pier

    Three Burbank men plead not guilty in stabbing at Santa Monica Pier
    Three Burbank men pleaded not guilty this week to charges that they were involved in the double stabbing of two fishermen at the Santa Monica Pier, authorities said. One man, Araik Ovoian, 24, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to two counts of attempted...