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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Man arrested after allegedly publicly whipping teen, 15, in Burbank

    A 20-year-old Sacramento man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of child abuse after allegedly whipping his girlfriend’s 15-year-old son with a belt in front of the Kawasaki dealer in Burbank, police said. At 2:20 p.m., police responded to...
  • 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,...
  • In Theory: Celibacy and church scandal

    The Vatican has reaffirmed that the cause of sexual abuse by priests in the Catholic Church has nothing to do with celibacy. Others see celibacy (and according to one cardinal, homosexuality) as a reason priests abuse in the first place. Do you believe...
  • 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...
  • 'Night Stalker' Richard Ramirez dies

    'Night Stalker' Richard Ramirez dies
    It was 1985 and the Southland was in the grip of fear as a series of grisly killings committed by a man police called "the Night Stalker" continued to scar the calendar, setting the region on edge. Among Richard Ramirez's victims were a traffic...
  • Man allegedly sets fire to SUV belonging to estranged wife's mother

    Man allegedly sets fire to SUV belonging to estranged wife's mother
    A Los Angeles man pleaded not guilty Monday to allegedly setting fire to his mother-in-law’s SUV because her daughter left him, police said. Jonathan Chanto, 34, faces two counts of arson to inhabited structure and personal property and two...
  • Mother charged with child abuse

    A Glendale mother was charged Tuesday with child abuse after she allegedly left her 4-year-old son naked outside on their apartment balcony for more than an hour, officials said. Brook Kassa, 52, who was being held in lieu of $100,000 bail, faces a...
  • Statue honoring WW II-era sex slaves coming to Glendale

    Statue honoring WW II-era sex slaves coming to Glendale
    This story has been corrected. See details below. An 1,100-pound statue honoring hundreds of thousands of women taken as sex slaves by the Japanese Imperial Army decades ago is traveling by boat from South Korea and is just days away from arriving in...