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  • Early morning high-speed chase ends in freeway crash

    Two burglars wound up in the hospital Wednesday morning after allegedly breaking into a car in Burbank and initiating a high-speed chase that ended with the stolen vehicle crashing on a freeway off-ramp. The Burbank Police Department responded to a...
  • Charges filed in alleged Christmas day chase

    Two men who ended up in the hospital after initiating a high-speed police chase on Christmas Day in Burbank have been charged with one count each of auto burglary and receiving stolen property, police said. One of the men, Javier Hernandez, is awaiting...
  • Thieves make off with paintings, other items valued at $30,000

    Roughly $30,000 worth of paintings, jewelry and electronics were reportedly stolen from a Burbank home Monday afternoon, police said. Burglars broke in through the rear window and ransacked the home in the 900 block of Parish Place between 1:45 and 3:...
  • Police union president 'disappointed' by decision not to reinstate fired officer

    The Burbank police union president was “disappointed” in the Burbank city manager’s decision not to reinstate a fired police officer after an arbitrator recommended he do so, adding that the move was bad for employee morale, according to...
  • Two arrested for surveillance camera theft

    Two men were arrested Friday after police observed them walking down Chandler Boulevard pushing a shopping cart filled with what appeared to be eight stolen surveillance cameras, police said. At around 2:10 p.m., police saw the men — Thomas and...
  • U.S. Supreme Court will not review decision involving former Burbank police detective

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied the city’s request to review a lower court’s decision that a former police detective was protected under the First Amendment when he reported officer misconduct. The city filed a petition with the...
  • iPad, jewelry stolen from Burbank home

    An iPad, jewelry and other personal items were stolen from a Burbank home Wednesday after thieves broke in through a window in the laundry room, police said. Between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m., burglars entered the home in the 1200 block of East Tujunga...
  • 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...
  • Reyes petitions to get job back

    A former police detective is challenging in court a decision by the Burbank City Manager to not reinstate him, citing an independent arbitrator’s recommendation that he should get his job back, records show. Former Det. Mike Reyes was fired in June...
  • 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...
  • 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...