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  • Woman sought in Santa Clarita Valley shoppers' credit card thefts

    Authorities are looking for a woman they suspect of stealing wallets from three women as they shopped in the Santa Clarita Valley, later using their credit cards to buy jewelry and get cash. Three women reported their wallets were stolen from their...
  • Campaign treasurer agrees to eight-year sentence

    Former campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee agreed Tuesday with a recommendation by federal prosecutors that she be sentenced to eight years in prison for stealing $7 million from as many as 50 political clients, including U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein. Such...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Police investigate fifth daytime home burglary in recent weeks

    Police are investigating a burglary in which cash and jewelry were stolen from a Burbank home on Friday. The incident marked the fifth daytime home burglary reported in Burbank in recent weeks. Sometime between 9 a.m. and noon, unknown suspects broke...
  • Rise in violent crime rate in Burbank attributed to robberies

    Rise in violent crime rate in Burbank attributed to robberies
    Violent crimes in Burbank jumped 27% last year — a trend police attributed to a spike in robberies, mostly at retail stores where security guards and would-be shoplifters tussle. As a whole, the number of violent crimes — which include...
  • As robbers approach, pizza delivery man in Burbank waves down traffic for help

    Burbank police are investigating a robbery attempt in which a pizza delivery man who was sitting on a curb after locking himself out of his car Sunday was confronted by two men demanding money. After delivering a pizza to a home in the 2500 block of...
  • Thieves steal $100,000 in equipment from restaurant supplier in Burbank

    Burbank police are seeking leads in a burglary this weekend at a restaurant supply store in which $100,000 worth of cooking equipment was stolen. The burglary occurred sometime between Friday at 8 p.m. and Monday at 9 a.m., when the suspects broke...
  • Court agrees to rehear Burbank police case

    The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to rehear a whistleblower lawsuit filed by a former Burbank police detective that a federal three-judge appellate court panel dismissed in August. Oral arguments in the case filed by Angelo Dahlia are...
  • 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...
  • Former Burbank officer refiles suit

    A former police officer filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the city of Burbank in Los Angeles County Superior Court last week, roughly two weeks after a U.S. District Court judge ruled that the original claim did not belong in federal court....
  • Burbank police search for masked men in street robbery

    Burbank police are looking for five masked suspects who fled the area after an alleged street robbery near the Empire Center. A 32-year-old man was exiting his vehicle around 2:47 p.m. on the 1600 block of Maria Street when two masked men approached him...