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  • Man accused of injuring two women in hit-and-run

    Man accused of injuring two women in hit-and-run

    An 18-year-old arguing with two 17-year-old women allegedly struck them with his vehicle and fled the scene in Lakeview Terrace, Los Angeles police said Wednesday afternoon. The two victims were dragged by the vehicle near Hunnewell Avenue north of Pierce Street. They were taken by paramedics to...

  • Homeless man tries to flee from Burbank police after suspicious fire near freeway reported

    Homeless man tries to flee from Burbank police after suspicious fire near freeway reported

    A local homeless man may have been responsible for a quarter-acre brush fire near the Burbank Boulevard overpass near downtown Burbank Wednesday evening, according to police. Edwin Matos was arrested on suspicion of arson by the Burbank Police Department after authorities received reports of a...

  • Former Burbank officer accused of attempted murder and kidnapping in Pasadena

    Former Burbank officer accused of attempted murder and kidnapping in Pasadena

    A former Burbank police officer was arrested by Pasadena police on suspicion of slitting a woman’s throat and attempting to kidnap another woman early Monday evening. The attack took place sometime around 5:30 p.m. when a woman sitting against a low retaining wall in the 600 block of South Arroyo...

  • Burbank police investigate attempted robbery at bowling alley

    Burbank police investigate attempted robbery at bowling alley

    Burbank police are investigating an early-morning break-in that occurred Tuesday at the Pickwick Bowl, where thieves are suspected of trying to rob an ATM. Sometime around 3:20 a.m., officers responded to a call about a burglary in progress at the bowling alley located at 921 Riverside Drive. Sgt....

  • Burbank man suspected of DUI charged in death of Disney employee

    A Burbank man suspected of driving under the influence was charged this week in the death of a woman who was struck and killed by a vehicle last Thursday as she was walking to work. On Monday, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office charged 37-year-old Stergios Economos with one count...

  • Disney employee killed while crossing Burbank street near studio, suspects detained

    Disney employee killed while crossing Burbank street near studio, suspects detained

    Alcohol or drugs may have been a factor in a fatal traffic collision that took the life of a pedestrian Thursday morning outside of Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, police said. The incident happened shortly after 9 a.m. when a woman, later identified as 64-year-old Michelle Landes of Los Angeles,...

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