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  • Ferguson needed to take action

    I am writing to share my concerns with the recent actions of Burbank school board candidate Steve Ferguson. In mid-February it was reported by online social media that a member of Ferguson’s election campaign was caught on video stealing an...
  • Police investigate fifth daytime home burglary in recent weeks

    Police are investigating a burglary in which cash and jewelry were stolen from a Burbank home on Friday. The incident marked the fifth daytime home burglary reported in Burbank in recent weeks. Sometime between 9 a.m. and noon, unknown suspects broke...
  • Rise in violent crime rate in Burbank attributed to robberies

    Rise in violent crime rate in Burbank attributed to robberies
    Violent crimes in Burbank jumped 27% last year — a trend police attributed to a spike in robberies, mostly at retail stores where security guards and would-be shoplifters tussle. As a whole, the number of violent crimes — which include...
  • As robbers approach, pizza delivery man in Burbank waves down traffic for help

    Burbank police are investigating a robbery attempt in which a pizza delivery man who was sitting on a curb after locking himself out of his car Sunday was confronted by two men demanding money. After delivering a pizza to a home in the 2500 block of...
  • Cost of Burbank police litigation hits $7.1 million

    Cost of Burbank police litigation hits $7.1 million
    The cost incurred by the city as it continues to defend itself against a slew of lawsuits filed by former and current police officers has hit $7.1 million and counting, officials announced recently. And most of the cases — which center on claims...
  • Convicted pimp's lawsuit against Burbank PD is tossed out

    Convicted pimp's lawsuit against Burbank PD is tossed out
    Calling the complaint “frivolous and malicious,” a federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed against the Burbank Police Department in which a convicted pimp claimed false imprisonment and racial profiling stemming from charges filed against...
  • Theft of high-priced tools not expected to harm Burbank reservoir project

    The theft of roughly $60,000 in tools from the Burbank reservoir construction site will not delay the project, officials said Tuesday. Run by an independent contractor, the reservoir renovation is still slated for completion early this year, said Burbank...
  • Man accused of trying to steal a walking cane from pharmacy

    A 51-year-old El Monte man who allegedly attempted to steal a walking cane from a CVS Pharmacy in Burbank Sunday morning was arrested shortly after the incident, police said. Just before 9 a.m., Jim Riggins walked out of a CVS located at 101 E....
  • Window smashed, cash stolen from Burbank bakery

    Police are investigating the theft of roughly $150 from Anahit Bakery¬† in Burbank, officials said. On Friday night, an unknown number of suspects smashed the bakery’s window, broke the register and fled with the cash. “It’s not the...
  • Rash of vehicle burglaries hit Burbank over the weekend

    Roughly $6,000 worth of items were stolen from about a dozen cars in Burbank over the weekend, police said. Among them were three catalytic converters, two third-row seats, miscellaneous electronics, sunglasses, toys and clothing, said Burbank Police...
  • Man arrested in Burbank on suspicion of possessing loaded stolen gun

    This post has been corrected. Please see below for details. A 31-year-old North Hollywood man was arrested Monday after officers allegedly discovered a stolen, loaded 9-millimeter handgun in his car during a traffic stop, police said. At 10:15 p.m.,...
  • Thieves take guns, more from residence

    A handgun, two rifles and other items were stolen from a Burbank home Monday after thieves wriggled in through an unlocked kitchen window, police said. Between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m., an unknown number of suspects entered the home — located in the...