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  • Convicted pimp accuses police of racial profiling and false imprisonment

    A convicted pimp has filed a $2.9-million lawsuit against the Burbank Police Department and the city claiming false imprisonment and racial profiling stemming from charges filed against him more than two years ago that were eventually dismissed. In...
  • 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 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 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rash of home, car burglaries reported in Burbank

    A rash of home burglaries was reported in Burbank over the weekend, with computers and video game equipment being the hottest targets, police said. In four of the seven home burglaries reported between Friday and Sunday, computers and video game...
  • Former Burbank police officer sues city

    A former Burbank police officer has filed a federal lawsuit against the city alleging that he was wrongfully terminated in retaliation for suing the city four years ago for racial discrimination and harassment. The lawsuit was filed last week in U.S....
  • Burbank school board campaign worker charged in alleged sign theft

    A volunteer working for Steve Ferguson’s campaign for a seat on the Burbank Unified school board was charged with petty theft this week after he was caught allegedly stealing campaign signs belonging to another school board candidate, officials...