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  • After 135 mph chase and standoff, pickup driver is in CHP custody

    After 135 mph chase and standoff, pickup driver is in CHP custody

    A driver who led the California Highway Patrol and Los Angeles Police Department on a winding high-speed pursuit Monday through the San Fernando and Antelope valleys was taken into custody just before 7 p.m. after a lengthy standoff, authorities said.  The pursuit began about 5:05 p.m. at the intersection...

  • LAX shooting: Wife of slain TSA employee 'truly devastated'

    LAX shooting: Wife of slain TSA employee 'truly devastated'

    The wife of the Transportation Security Administration screener who was fatally shot at Los Angeles International Airport during a shooting rampage said Saturday her husband was “always there to help anyone in need." Standing outside their home a day after the shooting claimed the life of  Gerardo...

  • Friends, neighbors of slain TSA agent remember him as 'a great guy'

    On Saturday morning, police stood by as news trucks clogged the Porter Ranch street in front of the home of Gerardo Hernandez, the Transportation Safety Administration agent killed in Friday's shooting at LAX. Hernandez, 39, was the first TSA officer killed in the line of duty since the agency...

  • 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....

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