| Jun 17, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Employees of a Burbank movie company face charges of conspiracy and fraud after allegedly bilking investors of $9 million to make independent films.
An indictment from a federal grand jury this week focused on Q Media Assets LLC, located at 2301 W. Olive...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:11 PM
Police are searching for three armed men who after falsely identifying themselves as FBI agents, forced their way into a home and stole $20,000 in cash early Wednesday morning.
At about midnight Wednesday, the men — who police said wore ski masks...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:50 PM
The first of several lawsuits filed against Burbank by current and former police officials went to trial this week, with the attorney for an ex-deputy police chief calling what took place in the department one of the most “egregious” cases...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:12 PM
The Burbank Police Department has embarked on a multiyear quest to achieve accreditation from an independent agency established by the U.S. Department of Justice.
The process through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies is in...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Greater scrutiny of deadly force, in-custody deaths and other incidents begins today for a Police Department eager to emerge from a rocky period of discrimination and misconduct allegations.
The roughly $180,000, three-year agreement approved by the...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 1:54 PM
As the police department pushes forward with layers of independent oversight and monitors to restore public confidence, yet another lawsuit involving a former police officer has been filed against the city.
Former Burbank Police Det. Pete Allen has...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Ten Years Ago
A man made off with slightly more than $800 worth of medication and other items from a La Cañada Flintridge pharmacy one Sunday in December 2003, after approaching the store’s counter and demanding the goods. The suspect, described as...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has scheduled a news conference for 10 a.m., with sources telling The Times he plans to announce his retirement.
The news of Baca's decision to step down has stunned people inside and outside the Sheriff's Department....
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca announced Tuesday that he would not seek a fifth term in office and would instead retire at the end of the month.
Baca — who spent 48 years with the department including 15 as sheriff — was at times...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:59 AM
Writer/director David O. Russell has a knack for preserving his very offbeat voice, even in his higher-budget Hollywood endeavors. This is a guy whose first film, “Spanking the Monkey” (1994), was a sort-of-comedy about mother/son incest,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:11 PM
In a world where everything seems to be a reality show, nearly everyone appears to believe that his or her life qualifies for national exposure. The guy with a wacky family. The odd couple running a dry cleaners. The crazy old lady who never throws...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:11 PM
A Glendale man who pleaded guilty in a federal “sextortion” case in which he targeted 350 women and coerced them into showing him pictures of themselves nude is scheduled to be sentenced Monday.
Karen “Gary” Kazaryan, 27, pleaded...