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  • Alleged stolen car crashes into restaurant owned by Burbank councilman

    Alleged stolen car crashes into restaurant owned by Burbank councilman
    An alleged stolen car rammed into a restaurant owned by Burbank Councilman Gary Bric early Tuesday, according to police officials. Prior to the crash, police saw the alleged stolen car driving at a high rate of speed on the southbound Golden State (5)...
  • Arbitrator questions another Burbank police firing

    A second former Burbank police officer’s firing was questioned this week by an independent arbitrator, who ruled in an advisory decision that the officer fired for alleged misconduct during the Porto’s robbery investigation, which cost 10...
  • Police search for two men after home break-in

    Police are searching for two men who reportedly broke into a Burbank home Sunday and robbed an elderly couple after forcing them into a room and terrorizing them for more than an hour while ransacking the residence, authorities said. At 11:30 p.m.,...
  • Couple allegedly sells car with bogus title, later steals vehicle from buyer's home

    A Vallejo man and woman were arrested this past weekend after allegedly swindling an 18-year-old woman into buying a car with a bogus title on Saturday — and then stealing the vehicle from her Palm Springs home later that night, police said. The...
  • Trio tries to steal $1,000 in clothing from Burbank Macy's, police say

    Three women were arrested Tuesday evening after allegedly stealing more than $1,000 worth of clothing from Macy's in Burbank, police said. Zaruhi and Veronika Danielyan, 19 and 22, respectively, and a 16-year-old who was not identified because she&...
  • Woman arrested in Burbank after trying to cash bogus check at bank

    A 44-year-old Arleta woman was arrested Wednesday afternoon after allegedly trying to cash a $900 forged check at Community Bank in Burbank, police said. After responding to the bank at 2800 North Hollywood Way, police discovered that the woman –...
  • Car thefts, assaults on the rise in Burbank

    Violent and property crimes dropped 5% in Burbank through June of this year when compared to the same period last year, reports show. Police attribute the trend for the first half of the year to "predictive policing," or deploying resources to areas...
  • Burbank to charge more for police response to false alarms

    Burbank to charge more for police response to false alarms
    A spike in the number of false-alarm calls made to Burbank police in recent years prompted harsher penalties to recover response costs this week after officials said the trend is tying up resources needed for true emergencies. According to a new fee...
  • Burb's Eye View: In search of Burbank's best burger

    Burb's Eye View: In search of Burbank's best burger
    I have seen the mountaintop and it is layered thick in cheese and beef. Since March my friend and I scoured Burbank for the best cheeseburger in the city. Many readers offered their favorite haunts — and some griddle jockeys I met along the way...
  • Burbank will appeal ruling by U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

    The Burbank City Council authorized a petition Tuesday to appeal a ruling by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that a former Burbank police detective can sue the city for allegedly placing him on administrative leave for disclosing police misconduct....
  • Burbank police discover stash of ID theft, forgery equipment

    A 38-year-old man allegedly attempting to cash a forged check in Burbank led police to a hotel room full of credit card skimmers, printers, blank checks, false identities and personal information of multiple victims. At 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, police...
  • Man arrested after trying to steal two days' worth of groceries in Burbank

    A 59-year-old Sun Valley man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly trying to steal a couple days’ worth of groceries from Vallarta Supermarket in Burbank, police said. Javier Tejedagoody entered the market just before 3:30 p.m., picked up some...