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  • Man arrested in Burbank for allegedly trying to cash stolen $40,000-check

    An 18-year-old Arcadia man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly attempting to cash a stolen business check for $40,000, police said. The man, Philip Cooper, allegedly entered Money Mart on West Victory Boulevard just before 3 p.m. with the stolen check...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Plainclothes detective helps nab two robbery suspects

    Two North Hollywood men were arrested Tuesday after allegedly robbing a 7-Eleven in Burbank while a plainclothes detective with Los Angeles Police Department happened to be outside, police said. At 10:40 p.m., Jerome Collins, 30, and Connie Walker, 34,...
  • Man beaten, robbed of shoes while crossing street in Burbank

    A man was robbed and beaten in Burbank on Sunday by three men who hopped out of a black car, police said. At 6:15 p.m., the victim retrieved new tennis shoes from his car and was crossing the street when a speeding black car pulled up next to him at...
  • Burbank police union president put on leave

    The president of the Burbank police officers union was placed on administrative leave this week, multiple sources confirmed Friday. The sources, which include people both inside and outside the department, declined to be identified, citing the sensitive...
  • Pasadena men arrested in Burbank on suspicion of burglary

    Two Pasadena men were arrested after officers reportedly found several stolen items, including GPS devices, iPhones, iPods and garage openers, in their car during a traffic stop in Burbank early Tuesday morning, police said. At 1:40 a.m., officers...
  • Volunteer for Burbank school board candidate fined for alleged rival sign theft

    A volunteer working for Steve Ferguson’s campaign for a seat on the Burbank Unified school board was fined $950 after pleading no contest this week to charges that he stole signs belonging to a rival candidate, officials said. The volunteer, Scott...
  • Pair arrested on suspicion of identity theft

    A North Hollywood man and Panorama City woman were arrested on suspicion of identity theft after police discovered numerous Social Security and credit card numbers, personal checks and bank statements in their Ramada Inn hotel room in Burbank Saturday...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...