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  • Man arrested after allegedly kidnapping, stabbing ex-wife during child custody exchange

    A 48-year-old man who allegedly stabbed his ex-wife during a child custody exchange in Burbank on Wednesday was arrested after witnesses intervened and tied the suspect down, police said. The man –- identified by police as Trino Godinez –-...
  • Independent report on Burbank police: Change will be 'uncomfortable for some'

    A recent report on the Burbank Police Department's internal and use-of-force investigations found deficiencies in timeliness, evidence-gathering and spotting problems. Released on Tuesday, the report — the first since the city hired the Los...
  • Prosecutors seek 97-month prison term for Burbank accountant

    Federal prosecutors have recommended that former campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee be sentenced to 97 months in prison after she pleaded guilty to five counts of mail fraud involving the theft of more than $7 million in political funds from 50 clients,...
  • Mother's attorney disputes infant abuse charge

    The attorney representing the mother of an infant who died of internal injuries said his client had no knowledge of any alleged physical abuse, calling her “very loving, very caring, very soft-spoken.” The mother, 21-year-old Elizabeth...
  • Man chases down purse snatched from woman in Burbank

    A witness chased down and was able to retrieve a purse ripped from a 74-year-old woman Saturday as she left a Walgreens in Burbank. The woman was confronted by a man in dark shorts who snatched her purse on San Fernando Boulevard and fled toward...
  • Studio crasher told police he was a film star

    The 43-year-old man who crashed his car through a security gate at a Warner Bros. lot allegedly told police that he was upset the studio hadn't paid him for his starring roles in blockbuster films, and that the stunt was meant to draw media attention to...
  • Briefly In Public Safety: Coach must attend counseling

    A judge on Monday agreed to dismiss a misdemeanor battery case against a popular youth baseball coach pending his completion of general counseling. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Dorothy Reyes told Francisco Jose Sandoval that she would dismiss...
  • Detective's case is dismissed

    DOWNTOWN — A federal judge on Monday dismissed a retaliation claim brought last year by a Burbank police detective who alleged that his civil rights were violated by cops who used intimidation and harassment to keep him and witnesses from talking...
  • Man arrested on airplane

    A 34-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of sexual battery Thursday after he inappropriately touched a 16-year-old girl on a flight from Northern California to Burbank, authorities said. Van Nuys resident Alexander Weber, who was aboard the Southwest...
  • Extradited shooter found guilty

    A 36-year-old ex-gang member was found guilty on Wednesday of killing a 16-year-old Burbank boy and trying to kill his four friends in 1991 after they left a house party, officials said. Rodolfo Gallegos faces multiple life sentences for the first-...
  • Tobacco wholesaler faces tax evasion charges

    The owner of a Burbank-based tobacco wholesaler has been charged with 37 counts of mail fraud and is accused of owing the state $554,000 in unpaid taxes. The indictment, which the U.S. Attorney's Office unsealed Monday, alleges that between May 2006 and...
  • Hillside neighborhood hit by burglars

    Burbank police issued a crime alert Thursday night after neighbors expressed rising concerns following a recent rash of residential burglaries. In the area bordered by North Glenoaks Boulevard, East Walnut Boulevard, North Kenneth Road and Andover...