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  • Man arrested on attempted murder charge following stabbing incident in August

    A 21-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of attempted murder for allegedly stabbing his ex-girlfriend’s current boyfriend during a fight in Burbank last month, police said.
  • Midyear crime report shows more thefts

    Midyear crime report shows more thefts
    Property crimes increased 7% through June of this year when compared to the same period last year, while violent crimes dropped by almost 18%, according to a midyear crime report released this week by the Burbank Police Department. Together, violent and...

    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...

    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...

    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 —...