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  • Ron Kaye: What's the next Verdugo Dispatch?

    Realtors call it the “popular tri-city area,” a region that proudly boasts its own “tri-city airport” and fundamentally healthy economies. The FBI likes the moniker so much it dubbed a robber who hit 10 banks in Burbank, Glendale...
  • Burbank police officer murder case delayed again

    The case involving David Garcia, the man accused of killing a Burbank police officer in 2003, was postponed this week in Los Angeles County Superior Court to Jan. 10 as attorneys continue to review evidence. The decision to allow more time was made in...
  • Film review: Casting comes up short in 'Edgar'

    Film review: Casting comes up short in 'Edgar'
    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&...
  • Bill would expand DNA search parameters

    Bill would expand DNA search parameters
    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...
  • Man sentenced to six years in 'sextortion' case that started in Glendale

    A Santa Ana man who extorted sexual images from dozens of women via a computer virus was sentenced on Thursday to six years in federal prison. The man, Luis Mijangos, 32, was also allegedly hired to hack into the computer and monitor a woman in Glendale,...
  • Burbank campaign treasurer arrested, clients contacted by feds

    Several clients of Kinde Durkee, a prominent campaign treasurer who was arrested Friday on a federal fraud charge, have reported that they were contacted by the FBI or U.S. attorney’s office about the criminal investigation. Durkee was arrested...
  • Residents turn gloomy, survey finds

    Burbank and Glendale residents have a gloomier outlook on life as stress and other factors take their toll, according to an annual report that ranks congressional districts based on the welfare of their populations. In the annual report issued jointly by...
  • Violent crimes down, thefts up

    Violent crimes down, thefts up
    Local violent crimes decreased in 2010, while the number of thefts increased slightly in Burbank and Glendale, according to preliminary crime reports from the FBI — a trend police officials say could be harder to stymie because of the court-mandated...
  • Judge dismisses harassment case

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has dismissed a major discrimination and harassment lawsuit filed by a former police lieutenant. In filing the lawsuit, former Burbank Police Lt. Omar Rodriguez claimed he was placed on administrative leave in...
  • Tri-Cities bandit pleads guilty

    A 39-year-old man known as the Tri-Cities bandit pleaded guilty Tuesday to robbing banks in several cities, including Glendale, Burbank and Pasadena, officials said. Ernest Viana, 39, accepted a plea agreement, which required him to enter his guilty plea...
  • Burbank's chief spokesman to take new job in Utah

    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...
  • Local firm named on jihadist site

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Friday sought to allay concerns that a local aviation firm might be the target of Al Qaeda. Schiff said the FBI confirmed that Pasadena’s AeroVironment Inc., which makes the unmanned drone planes used by the U.S....