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  • Police investigating six car burglaries that may be related

    Six vehicle burglaries, one of which included the theft of a handgun, were reported in Burbank Wednesday evening, and investigators say the incidents may be connected. Between 6:30 and 10 p.m., three cars were burglarized in three parking lots within...
  • Woman allegedly steals beer at Ralphs, injures store employee

    Woman allegedly steals beer at Ralphs, injures store employee
    A 26-year-old woman was arrested Friday evening after allegedly fighting with two Ralphs supermarket employees while trying to steal a 12-pack of Corona beer, police said. Lestee Singleton of Los Angeles allegedly attempted to leave Ralphs located at...
  • 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...
  • Reyes petitions to get job back

    A former police detective is challenging in court a decision by the Burbank City Manager to not reinstate him, citing an independent arbitrator’s recommendation that he should get his job back, records show. Former Det. Mike Reyes was fired in June...
  • Police arrest woman for allegedly stealing dancewear

    A 30-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon after allegedly stealing dance clothes from a dancewear store and then threatening the store owner with a pair of scissors, police said. The woman, Ashlee Meleskie, allegedly entered Karabel Dancewear...
  • 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...
  • Man arrested for allegedly stealing car, evading police

    Police arrested a 21-year-old male Thursday morning in Burbank on suspicion of grand theft auto and evading police. The suspect, identified as Forest Herman, was spotted by security guards driving suspiciously in the IKEA parking lot, said Burbank Police...
  • Burbank woman wages fight against alleged identity thief

    Burbank woman wages fight against alleged identity thief
    Burbank resident Jennifer Smith works three jobs and, for the most part, tried to pinch pennies as much as she could. And for that, her credit was nearly flawless. At least that was the case until several weeks ago, when an alleged thief opened...
  • Two arrested in connection with rash of burglaries

    Two arrested in connection with rash of burglaries
    A man and woman who investigators say were tied to a string of 15 burglaries in Burbank in the last three weeks were arrested this week. Nicholas Caves, 25, and Tabitha Gallagher, 24, both transients, were arrested on Monday and Tuesday, respectively,...
  • Former Burbank police detective case goes to top court

    Burbank city attorneys filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court this week arguing that a Burbank police detective who reported officer misconduct is not protected by the First Amendment and therefore cannot sue the city for retaliation because as a...
  • Police arrest two teens for allegedly stealing a woman's cellphone

    Two teens were cited and released Monday after allegedly snatching a cellphone from a woman in downtown Burbank, police said. The 42-year-old woman was walking in the 200 block of East Palm Avenue at around 5 p.m. when the 16-year-old males ran up...
  • Thieves steal several items from home while residents on vacation

    Police are investigating a residential burglary in which a Burbank home was reportedly ransacked while its residents were on vacation. Between Nov. 26 and Dec. 4, thieves broke into a home in the 1100 block of Parish Place and stole three paintings,...