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  • Four years later, survivors of Metrolink crash still hurting

    Four years later, survivors of Metrolink crash still hurting
    Like other survivors from the crash of Metrolink 111, Mike Wiederkehr will never be the same. Before, the Burbank resident was a triathlete. After, he could no longer swim or run because of shoulder, knee and ankle injuries. He had to transfer from his...
  • North Hollywood man accused of killing his parents

    Prosecutors charged a North Hollywood man with capital murder Tuesday in connection with the slaying of his parents. Jonathan Mercado, 25, was charged by the Los Angeles County district attorney's office with two counts of murder with the special...
  • Walmart exec has vested interest in fight

    In response to a recent op-ed piece (“Walmart stoppage no cause for celebration,” Sept. 8) I imagine it is, indeed, no celebration for the writer, Walmart executive Steven Restivo, whose job it is to facilitate the opening of Walmart stores in...
  • Burb's Eye View: Student chef isn't in it for the halibut

    They came from all over the West Coast, six challengers armed to the teeth with knives and steel wills. They would need both to come out on top. They are the most prestigious culinary students from some of the country’s most prestigious schools,...
  • Attorney begins review of police

    Attorney begins review of police
    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...
  • Judge grants more time to woman in Bob Hope TSA dispute

    Judge grants more time to woman in Bob Hope TSA dispute
    A federal judge has warned a woman who tussled with a transportation security agent at Bob Hope Airport over her 93-year-old mother's applesauce that she must file an amended complaint. Nadine Hays of Camarillo has filed three motions — all of...
  • Gay marriage trial video will remain sealed, appeals court rules

    Gay marriage trial video will remain sealed, appeals court rules
    A federal appeals court refused Thursday to make public the video of the Proposition 8 same-sex marriage trial, a victory for opponents of gay marriage. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said the video from the 2010 federal...
  • Home Depot denied request for former employee's social networking content

    A federal judge has ruled that Home Depot's attempt to obtain all social-networking posts by a former manager of its Burbank store was overly broad. U.S. Magistrate Judge Suzanne Segal rejected the company's motion earlier this month, but did rule that...
  • Suit involving former police officer filed against the city

    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...
  • Judge gives Walmart, Burbank four more months to prepare defense

    Judge gives Walmart, Burbank four more months to prepare defense
    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Wednesday gave attorneys for the city of Burbank and Walmart four more months to prepare their defense against a lawsuit filed to block the mega-retailer from opening adjacent to the Empire Center. The...
  • Jury sides with Burbank in female police officer's discrimination case

    A lawsuit filed by a female Burbank police officer who claims she faced discrimination because of her pregnancy, and then retaliation when she complained, was rejected by a Los Angeles County Superior Court jury on Monday. The verdict came days after a...
  • Former Burbank officer wants records purged, retirement badge

    Former Deputy Police Chief William Taylor, who was awarded nearly $1.3 million in a discrimination lawsuit, is asking a judge to force the city to purge his personnel records of any reference to wrongdoing and that he be issued a retirement badge...