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  • Fired officer asks for new trial

    A former Burbank police officer is seeking a new trial after a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge dismissed his allegations of being fired after complaining of workplace harassment. Christopher Lee Dunn claimed he suffered years of ridicule based on...
  • Judge tosses Burbank officer's discrimination suit

    Judge tosses Burbank officer's discrimination suit
    A federal judge Monday dismissed a discrimination lawsuit filed by a former Burbank police officer, ruling his claims are moot because he has yet to complete the city’s appeals process. Elfego Rodriguez, who is of Guatemalan descent, stated in...
  • Murder charges dropped against Burbank man

    Murder charges were dropped this week against a 71-year-old Burbank man after officials determined that his wife was not the victim of a homicide, but instead died of a liver disease. Joseph Robert Brancato had been charged with murder after allegedly...
  • Movie company accused of fraud

    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...
  • 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 to pay Leader's court costs

    The Burbank City Council this week approved the payment of $39,218 to reimburse the Burbank Leader for court and outside attorney fees in its fight to obtain records on individual bonus payouts, according to attorneys for the paper. The action was not...
  • A cop who saved young lives

    I first saw him parked there on his motorcycle at the corner on Seventh Street and Verdugo Avenue. He was facing north. I was going south. I guess I didn't think the stop sign at Verdugo applied to me, so I ran it. The police officer pointed his gloved...
  • Texting driver's arraignment postponed

    A 24-year-old North Hollywood man facing arraignment on felony reckless driving charges after he allegedly struck an 88-year-old Burbank woman while he was texting and driving was given more time Wednesday to find an attorney by the judge presiding over...
  • Burbank accountant accused of stealing from assemblyman's campaign fund

    A Burbank accountant who has worked as a campaign treasurer for many prominent California Democrats is accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the election fund of Assemblyman Jose Solorio (D-Santa Ana), according to a criminal complaint...
  • 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...