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  • 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...
  • Arbitrator rules in favor of fired Burbank police officer

    A third former Burbank police officer’s firing was disputed by an independent arbitrator, who ruled that a 20-year department veteran, accused by the city of covering up misconduct during a 2007 robbery investigation, should get his job back. In...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...