| Aug 3, 2012
| 3:06 PM
For weeks, a curious stench had wafted through an area of trails near St. Francis Xavier School on Scott Road, confounding walkers and hikers alike until one day, someone decided to investigate.
What they found on Monday was a gruesome end to a months-...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 6:42 PM
The hopes of a family were dashed this week with the discovery of the body of FBI Special Agent Stephen Ivens in the foothills above St. Francis Xavier. Ivens' wife, Thea, bravely refused to give up hope that her husband of eight years would return to her...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 11:02 AM
The FBI agent whose body was discovered in a hiking area behind a school in Burbank last week died of a self-inflicted gun shot wound to the head, officials said Monday.
Los Angeles County Asst. Chief Coroner Ed Winters said the death of FBI Special...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 1:07 PM
For the first time since the body of her husband — missing FBI agent Stephen Ivens — was discovered July 30, Thea Ivens on Thursday opened up during a prayer vigil about coping with his death after holding out hope for 80 days that he'd be...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:18 PM
A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court's decision to dismiss a claim filed by a former Burbank police detective alleging that his 1st Amendment rights were violated when he spoke out about police misconduct.
But while the three-judge panel...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 3:46 PM
An 18-year-old North Hollywood man has been indicted under a new law that makes it a federal crime to deliberately point a laser at an aircraft.
Adam Gardenhire was arrested early Wednesday at his North Hollywood home for allegedly pointing a laser at...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 5:31 PM
Burbank is bringing in another high-profile, high-priced consultant to assist with ongoing reforms at the Burbank Police Department.
The Burbank City Council unanimously approved hiring Robert Corbin to serve as a strategic advisor to the Police...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:34 PM
Amid the chatter of children, the bouncing of balls and the movement of dog walkers, about 60 people gathered at McCambridge Park in Burbank Wednesday evening to pray for the safe return of FBI special agent Stephen Ivens, who was reported missing two...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, July 13, 2012. The North Hollywood Arts District seems to acquire a new business every month.
An area rather desolate a few years ago is now home to several restaurants, an independent coffee shop, a Laemmle...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 12:44 PM
After 30 months with an interim head, Burbank officials announced today their intent to hire a permanent police chief.
Scott LaChasse, a 32-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department, took the reigns of a department in turmoil in January 2010....
| Jul 20, 2012
| 6:23 PM
As Burbank city officials announced its intent to hire a permanent police chief, its current leader of 30 months said he is weighing his options on whether to apply.
Scott LaChasse, a 32-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department, has held the...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 7:16 PM
David A. Garcia, the man accused of killing Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka in November 2003, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and other charges Tuesday.
Garcia, 28, was immediately sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of...