818 Roundup: Shooting in Burbank park, drawing GUSD's districts and more

Good morning, 818. Today is Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. Temperatures for today are forecasted to reach a high of 75 and a low of 47, according to the National Weather Service.

Here are your local headlines:

Crime and Public Safety

Man injured in shooting at Burbank park


A 21-year-old man was injured Thursday evening in a gang-related shooting at Robert Lundigan Park in Burbank, police said. Just before 6 p.m., firefighters nearby heard shots fired and responded to the park, where the victim was in the street with a gunshot wound, said Burbank Police Sgt. Claudio Losacco. Burbank Leader

Man charged with indecent exposure

Police nabbed an 18-year-old Burbank man who was caught on camera following women at the Glendale Galleria while masturbating, and they are looking for additional victims. Connor Chen was charged on Wednesday with two misdemeanor counts of indecent exposure in connection with last week's incident, said Glendale Police spokeswoman Tahnee Lightfoot. Glendale News-Press


Break-ins may be related, Glendale police say

Police are investigating two home break-ins reported roughly a quarter mile apart Tuesday night in a Glendale neighborhood, police said. The thief reportedly made off with more than $30,000 in jewelry from the second home. Glendale News-Press

Burbank motorcycle officer injured in crash

An on-duty Burbank police officer was ejected from his motorcycle early Thursday morning after he was struck by a car in downtown Burbank, police said. The officer was reportedly taken to a hospital with minor injuries and was expected be released the same day. Burbank Leader

Homeless man to face trial

A 42-year-old homeless man who was convicted of murder nearly two decades ago was held to answer Thursday to threatening another homeless man with a hatchet at McCambridge Park in Burbank last month, officials said.. Burbank Leader



How to draw the districts

Glendale school officials are gearing up to seek public input about how the school district's new voting districts should be plotted in their ongoing effort to transition from an at-large voting system to a district-based one after Glendale Unified was sued for allegedly violating the rights of minority voters. Glendale News-Press



Keep on truckin'

Last Friday, the Allen Lund Co. marked its 40th year as a transportation broker based in La Cañada Flintridge. What began with a handful of employees and a head full of ideas about integrity, fairness and customer service has since grown into a national company with 30 locations and more than 400 employees working with thousands of shippers and carriers to arrange for the transport of dry, refrigerated and flatbed freight. La Cañada Valley Sun


In the Community

Young at heart

With three numerical candles on her birthday cake, Helen Broderson was surrounded by friends and the staff of her senior-living home as they celebrated her 105th birthday Wednesday. Despite hitting triple digits, Broderson still likes to keep busy and help with clerical duties around Autumn Hills' offices, on top of staying social. Glendale News-Press

Art program may resurface

A reproduction of a graceful beluga whale is now on display inside the historic gas station at Adams Square Mini Park, the final piece of an art series that is coming to a close. After "Beluga's Journey" closes, there will be a discussion about continuing the program, she said. Glendale News-Press


Ryan Fonseca,

Twitter: @RyFons