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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...
  • Suspect who allegedly wore a fake beard in a series of robberies arrested

    Police arrested a man on Monday who allegedly wore a fake beard in a series of robberies in which he reportedly targeted gas stations and a Burbank frozen yogurt shop, authorities said. Joshua Boston, 24, of Burbank, was arrested after he allegedly...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • The prospect for learning is high at school's Gold Rush

    The prospect for learning is high at school's Gold Rush
    Fourth-graders Sam West and Dani Thomas-Nathan sat behind a booth Friday morning selling copies of the Golden Gazette newspaper for $1 each. It was 1849 at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School, the peak of the California Gold Rush, and Gold Town was...