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  • Man arrested for alleged role in fatal Shadow Hills crash

    Man arrested for alleged role in fatal Shadow Hills crash

    A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder for his alleged role in a fatal traffic crash early Friday in Shadow Hills, police said. Luis Tapia of Sunland is suspected of contributing to the death of a woman on Sunland Boulevard near La Canada Way at about 12:20 a.m., the...

  • Lightning strike leaves 700 people without power in Sunland

    Lightning strike leaves 700 people without power in Sunland

    A lightning strike in Sunland left more than 700 people without electricity Wednesday night, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power said.  The outage was reported Wednesday around 3 p.m. after lines were knocked down by the lightning, officials said. Television news footage showed downed...

  • 3 men to stand trial for allegedly killing man for insurance policy

    A Glendale man accused of killing his estranged boyfriend to collect on his life insurance policy was ordered to stand trial Wednesday on murder charges. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Hayden Zacky ruled that sufficient evidence was presented during a three-day preliminary hearing to move...

  • 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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