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  • Burbank man charged in beating death of wife has violent record

    A 70-year-old Burbank man charged with murder after allegedly beating his wife to death with a chair leg has a history of spousal abuse that dates to the late 1980s, court documents show. The man, Joseph Robert Brancato, was convicted of spousal abuse...
  • Burbank police investigate alleged abuse of 5-week-old infant

    A five-week-old infant from Burbank is in critical but stable condition after suffering multiple broken bones, and her 19-year-old father is in police custody on suspicion of child abuse. The father, identified by police as Matthew Wojcik, was arrested...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Metrolink victims don't want city dealing with contractor, Man arrested after child suffers broken bones

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Metrolink victims don't want city dealing with contractor, Man arrested after child suffers broken bones
    Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, October 25. Victims of the 2008 Chatsworth Metrolink crash aren't too happy that the city is doing business again with a company associated with the deadly accident. The L.A. City Council plans to review a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Benefit will help fight sex trafficking

    While California has many wonderful claims to fame, there is one distinction the members of the Zonta Club of Burbank would like to eliminate. Along with Texas, New York and Florida, California rounds out the top four destinations in the country for sex...
  • 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...
  • Weaver's 'Comfort Women' statue stance protested

    Weaver's 'Comfort Women' statue stance protested
    About 20 Korean Americans protested on Tuesday against Mayor Dave Weaver’s recent critiques of a memorial in Central Park that honors women taken as sex slaves by the Japanese Army during World War II. VIDEO: Weaver tells Japanese media he...
  • Charges filed in alleged meth bust

    Charges filed in alleged meth bust
    Charges have been filed against two women and a man who were arrested last week after Glendale police allegedly discovered more than $500,000 in methamphetamine and cocaine in a drug lab in Huntington Park. Laura Sanchez, 30, Sergio Sanchez Velazquez,...
  • '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...