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  • LAPD identifies woman slammed to ground in Tujunga traffic stop

    A 34-year-old woman involved in an altercation with Los Angeles police that is now under investigation was identified Tuesday night as Michelle Jordan. The Sunland resident was pulled over Aug. 21 on a cellphone violation and was arrested on suspicion of...
  • Man's body found at scene of Sun Valley fire

    A man’s body was discovered early Thursday morning as firefighters cleaned up a small vegetation fire south of the 210 Freeway in Sun Valley. The fire was reported on La Tuna Canyon Road around 2:50 a.m., said Sgt. Jim Reid of the Los Angeles...
  • Burning body may have ignited Sun Valley brush fire, police say

    Burning body may have ignited Sun Valley brush fire, police say
    A burning body discovered in a small brush fire in Sun Valley is believed to have sparked the blaze in the first place, police said Friday. The fire was reported about 2:50 a.m. Thursday just south of the 210 Freeway on La Tuna Canyon Road. On Friday,...
  • Loud explosion in North Hollywood still a mystery, police say

    So what was it? The loud explosion that jolted North Hollywood on Tuesday night remained a mystery the next morning, authorities said. An officer at the Los Angeles Police Department's North Hollywood station said police searched the area for a half...
  • Burbank Police Commission assumes a stronger oversight role

    Burbank Police Commissioners are taking a hands-on approach as they assume their new oversight roles for a department working to leave its past behind. After months of discussing what their roles would be as an oversight body and how they would ensure...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Burbank unveils Rose float design, Los Angeles pays family $6.6M

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Burbank unveils Rose float design, Los Angeles pays family $6.6M
    Good morning, readers. Today is Saturday, June 30, 2012. Happy Orange Line expansion Day! You can now ride the line all the way to the Chatsworth Metrolink Station. What else is happening in the Valley? Most teenagers would create a personal online...
  • Friends, family hold candlelight vigil for missing FBI agent Stephen Ivens

    Friends, family hold candlelight vigil for missing FBI agent Stephen Ivens
    Amid the chatter of children, the bouncing of balls and the movement of dog walkers, about 60 people gathered at McCambridge Park in Burbank Wednesday evening to pray for the safe return of FBI special agent Stephen Ivens, who was reported missing two...
  • Burbank searching for permanent police chief

    Burbank searching for permanent police chief
    After 30 months with an interim head, Burbank officials announced today their intent to hire a permanent police chief.  Scott LaChasse, a 32-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department, took the reigns of a department in turmoil in January 2010....
  • Police search for suspects in fatal Sherman Oaks shooting

    Los Angeles police are searching  for several suspects in connection with the fatal shooting of a 38-year-old man outside a Sherman Oaks restaurant, authorities said Saturday. Lt. Jim Gavin of the LAPD's Van Nuys station said the victim, Raul Lopez, was ...
  • Burbank seeks permanent leader to replace LaChasse

    Burbank seeks permanent leader to replace LaChasse
    As Burbank city officials announced its intent to hire a permanent police chief, its current leader of 30 months said he is weighing his options on whether to apply. Scott LaChasse, a 32-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department, has held the...
  • Police commissioners sign up for training

    Burbank police commissioners, pushing to strengthen their roles as overseers of the department, are attending a conference sponsored by a nonprofit that trains civilian groups on just that topic. Three members of the commission will be attending the...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: LAPD Chief wants more police at LAUSD schools, Big rig accident closes truck lanes on 5 Freeway

    San Fernando Valley roundup: LAPD Chief wants more police at LAUSD schools, Big rig accident closes truck lanes on 5 Freeway
    Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, December 17. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck is calling for more security at LAUSD schools in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in a Newtown, Conn., elementary school. Beck says he hopes to have LAPD officers patrol...