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  • Campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee to have sentencing delayed

    Campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee will have to wait a little longer to learn her fate for stealing more than $7 million in political funds from at least 50 clients, including U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein. Durkee, who pleaded guilty in March to five counts of...
  • Attorney asks city for $1.75M

    The lead attorney who represented former deputy police chief William Taylor in his successful lawsuit against Burbank is asking a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge to force the city to cover nearly $1.75 million in legal fees. The attorney,...
  • Burbank to appeal $1.29M verdict in former police chief's suit

    The Burbank City Council this week voted this week to appeal a nearly $1.3-million verdict awarded to former Deputy Police Chief William Taylor after he claimed in a lawsuit that he faced on-the-job retaliation. The move will prolong a case that has...
  • Burbank, former police lieutenant appear headed to court over alleged stolen documents

    This post has been updated, see below for details. A lawsuit filed by the city against a former police lieutenant accused of stealing department records appears headed for trial, even though he returned the documents. Former police lieutenant Omar...
  • Federal officials begin major crackdown on marijuana operations

    Federal officials begin major crackdown on marijuana operations
    Federal prosecutors on Friday launched a significant crackdown on commercial marijuana operations, announcing legal action against several marijuana operations as part of a new statewide enforcement effort. According to a statement, the action focused...
  • Willard hearing is rescheduled

    A pre-trial hearing scheduled this week for the man accused of the attempted murder of two police officers outside a Kmart last year has been moved to Oct. 14. Jamie Warren Willard, 31, of Gresham, Ore., who allegedly used an officer’s gun to shoot...
  • Burbank opts to appeal police detective verdict

    For the second time, Burbank has decided to continue fighting a jury verdict, this time involving a $150,000 award to an Armenian American police detective who said he was harassed and discriminated against because of his ethnicity. Burbank City Atty....
  • Judge orders city to pay up

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge this week issued a tentative ruling that would force Burbank to pay roughly $929,500 to cover the legal fees incurred by a former deputy police chief who won a nearly $1.3-million judgment for claims that he faced...
  • Big bill for green power

    Big bill for green power
    A state law that requires 20% of the city's average energy sales to come from renewable energy is projected to cost the city $17.8 million this fiscal year, officials reported on Tuesday. The financial burden of complying with the state mandate —...
  • Judge rejects bid to halt California high-speed rail project

    Judge rejects bid to halt California high-speed rail project
    A Sacramento County judge has rejected a bid by agricultural interests to temporarily halt California's bullet train project in the Central Valley until a lawsuit can be decided. After a three-hour hearing, Superior Court Judge Timothy Frawley on Friday...
  • Selena Gomez obtains restraining order against 46-year-old man

    Selena Gomez obtains restraining order against 46-year-old man
    Disney star Selena Gomez has obtained a restraining order against a 46-year-old man who allegedly planned to kill her based on conversations he had with God. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge William Stewart last week ordered Thomas Brodnicki,...
  • Selena Gomez obtains restraining order against serial stalker

    Disney star Selena Gomez has obtained a restraining order against a 46-year-old convicted stalker who allegedly planned to kill her based on conversations he said he had with God. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge William Stewart last week ordered...