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  • Mother of Burbank infant who died pleads not guilty to felony child abuse

    The 21-year-old Burbank mother whose five-week-old daughter died of internal injuries last month pleaded not guilty to one felony count of child abuse Wednesday morning. Prosecutors allege the woman -- Elizabeth Carter -- allowed the infant to “be...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Police seek 'job app' robber, Henry's Tacos prepares to close

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Police seek 'job app' robber, Henry's Tacos prepares to close
    Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, December 13. A man who has used the same ploy to rob restaurants and shops in the Valley has earned himself a nickname. Police are looking for the 'job app bandit,' who has allegedly hit up businesses since...
  • Bail increased to $1 million for Burbank man suspected of causing infant's injuries

    The bail amount for a 19-year-old man arrested on suspicion of felony child abuse to his 5-week-old infant daughter has been increased to $1 million, jail records show. The man, identified by police as Matthew Wojcik of Burbank, was arrested Tuesday...
  • Fired Woodbury University exec files lawsuit

    Fired Woodbury University exec files lawsuit
    The wife of Woodbury University's former president filed a complaint in Los Angeles County Superior Court this week alleging she was fired from her job as senior director of development without cause after reporting alleged mistreatment of other employees...
  • Burbank man pleads not guilty to charges that he physically abused infant daughter

    A 19-year-old Burbank man on Friday pleaded not guilty to two counts of felony child abuse after his 5-week-old daughter was brought to a hospital with injuries that could result in her becoming comatose or paralyzed, according to the Los Angeles County...
  • Cars are the stars at Kiwanis for Fun show

    Cars are the stars at Kiwanis for Fun show
    Car enthusiasts shared their reasons for owning classics during Sunday's Kiwanis for Fun Car Show at Johnny Carson Park. Lori Wilcox's 1944 convertible with a rumble seat was among the 300 vehicles displayed. It's bright pink with flames painted on...
  • Care Walk supports school counseling

    The Family Service Agency of Burbank, commemorating 60 years of service, is having its sixth annual 5k CareWalk event on April 27 at Johnny Carson Park. Pre-walk activities begin at 7:30 a.m. and the walk starts at 8 a.m. The event wraps up at 10:30....
  • Burb's Eye View: Checking in with Zonta's good works

    Burb's Eye View: Checking in with Zonta's good works
    Below the din and electric stress of last week's Burbank Literacy Spelling Bee, a little blue card floated my way. I sat at the judges' table looking out at a beaming team of library employees, folks who "have had 30 years, eight hours a day" to...
  • Infant in critical condition after alleged abuse

    A 19-year-old Burbank man on Friday pleaded not guilty to two counts of felony child abuse after his 5-week-old daughter was brought to a hospital with injuries that could result in her becoming comatose or paralyzed, according to the Los Angeles County...
  • In Theory: Can believers and nonbelievers find common ground?

    Can believers and nonbelievers connect? Is there a common ground they can agree on? Writing in the New York Times, T. M. Luhrmann thinks there may be, but admits it's going to be difficult. The author of "When God Talks Back: Understanding the...
  • Burbank daycare owner, employee plead not guilty in case of suffocated infant

    A Burbank daycare owner and her employee pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that an 11-month-old boy in their care died last year after allegedly suffocating from a car seat chest strap, officials said. Milena Nikodijevic, 51, owner of Twinkle Little...
  • Burbank daycare owner, employee charged in infant's death

    A Burbank daycare owner and employee were arrested Tuesday after an 11-month-old boy in their care died last year from allegedly suffocating from a car seat chest strap, officials said. Milena Nikodijevic, 51, owner of Twinkle Little Stars in Burbank,...