| Nov 12, 2011
| 12:21 PM
Biopics are often greeted with charges of inaccuracy, since the genre invariably requires simplifications, distortions and even fabrications. It's worse yet when the subjects are universally famous … like, say, J. Edgar Hoover. But “J. Edgar&...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 5:18 PM
A bill recently introduced by Congressman Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) would make it easier for police departments to use DNA technology to solve cold cases.
Schiff pointed to last year's break in the 25-year-old so called “Grim Sleeper” serial...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 3:16 PM
Burbank's chief spokesman, Keith Sterling, has announced that he will leave his post in January to become communications director at the University of Utah.
Sterling, whose last day is scheduled for Jan. 17, has overseen a major revamp of Burbank's...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:50 AM
A FBI report released this week shows violent and property crimes were down in Burbank and Glendale last year.
The report mirrors numbers released this January by police officials in both cities, which saw decreases in the number of reported robberies,...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Assaults on Glendale police officers were up for the first six months this year, prompting concerns among officials that the trend could continue its rise.
There were 19 assaults on officers from January to June this year, up from 12 for the same...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 1:39 PM
“Foe and stranger there is none, I am at peace with every one.”
These are the words of Guru Arjan Devi Ji, the fifth of 10 spiritual teachers that gave way to Sikhism, a 15th century religion founded in India's Punjab region on the ideals...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 9:11 PM
The arrest this week of a Hollywood couple accused of leaking confidential court records to organized crime groups, including Armenian Power, exposed a major “betrayal within the system” that forced authorities to move up timelines and...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:55 PM
U.S. attorneys on Tuesday indicted 17 people suspected of taking part in a conspiracy to withdraw nearly $9 million from fraudulent pharmaceutical sales in increments small enough to avoid federal bank reporting requirements.
Two of the people included...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Los Angeles police detectives have arrested four people in Las Vegas in connection with a quadruple homicide in Northridge, Chief Charlie Beck announced Tuesday.
The four people were taken into custody without incident at the Silverton Hotel and Casino,...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:48 PM
As the nation commemorates the 71st anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor on Friday, local history enthusiasts are focused on a little piece of history near the Crescenta Valley where thousands of individuals of Japanese Americans were held for...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 11:52 AM
This post has been updated.
Three people were arrested Friday in connection to a scheme around a foreclosed La Cañada Flintridge property, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials.
Saliya “Sal” DeSilva, 49, of Northridge, Nora...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 6:00 AM
L.A. City Councilman Richard Alarcon is moving to save the Verdugo Hills Golf Course from residential development by adding it to the city's list of historic and cultural monuments. It's the latest in a series of moves — including rezoning and...