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  • Holiday shopping: Police work to prevent thefts at Burbank retailers

    Holiday shopping: Police work to prevent thefts at Burbank retailers
    Burbank police are beefing up patrols around retail stores this holiday season in preparation for a jump in thefts typically seen between Thanksgiving and Christmas in the city’s main shopping areas, officials said. Authorities are analyzing...
  • Arbitrator rules in favor of fired Burbank police officer

    A third former Burbank police officer’s firing was disputed by an independent arbitrator, who ruled that a 20-year department veteran, accused by the city of covering up misconduct during a 2007 robbery investigation, should get his job back. In...
  • Police investigate residential burglary in Burbank

    Police are investigating a residential burglary in Burbank where $3,000 worth of items were reportedly stolen on Monday. Between 9:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m., unidentified thieves broke into the house – located in the 1700 block of North Maple Street...
  • 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...
  • Yogurt shop robbed at gunpoint twice in two weeks

    A Burbank yogurt shop was robbed at gunpoint Thursday for the second time in two weeks, police said. At 2:37 p.m., police responded to reports of an armed robbery at Froyo Bliss, located at 101 N. Victory Blvd., said Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn....
  • Suspect in fake beard targets two gas stations

    A man donning a fake beard robbed two Chevron gas stations in Burbank over the weekend, and police believe he was also involved in two robberies at a frozen yogurt shop in recent weeks. The man — described as white, 6 feet tall, 160 pounds, and...
  • 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,...
  • Two men try to make off with $1,500 worth of clothing

    Two men were arrested Thursday after allegedly attempting to steal $1,500 worth of clothing from Target in Burbank, police said. Luis Cruz, 37, and Luis Izales, 33, both of Los Angeles, left the Empire Center store just after 3 p.m. with two shopping...
  • Man stopped at Target for alleged thefts

    A 28-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested after allegedly stealing $1,472 worth of items — including two flat-screen televisions — from Target in Burbank on three occasions over the course of a week, police said. The man, identified by...
  • Pair robbed by gunpoint of wallets and phones in Burbank

    Two men were robbed at gunpoint late Wednesday night in the rear parking lot of the Burbank Community YMCA, police said. A man — described as black, roughly 25 years old with a medium build — brandished a handgun and demanded the victims&...
  • Burbank police officer's firing questioned

    The Burbank City Council was caught off guard Tuesday when a speaker broke the news to elected officials that an arbitrator in an advisory decision ruled that one of the 10 police officers fired in 2010 in the wake of the infamous Porto’s robbery...