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  • San Fernando Valley roundup: I-5 big rig crash slows Monday morning commute, Ex-LAUSD teacher pleads no contest to molestation charges

    San Fernando Valley roundup: I-5 big rig crash slows Monday morning commute, Ex-LAUSD teacher pleads no contest to molestation charges
    Good morning, readers. Today is Tuesday, August 21. A big rig crash on I-5 snarled traffic for hours in Burbank on Monday. The early-morning crash on northbound Interstate 5 near the Scott Road exit resulted in the closure of three lanes as officials...
  • Bomb squad called to possible indoor marijuana farm in Van Nuys

    The Los Angeles Police Department sent its bomb squad Wednesday to an industrial building in Van Nuys that may be serving as an indoor marijuana farm, authorities said. Police responded around 5:15 a.m. to a building in the 15800 block of Stagg Street,...
  • Good Samaritan electrocuted in Valley Village was Burbank resident

    One of two women who died after being electrocuted at a car accident in Valley Village was identified as Irma Zamora, 40, of Burbank, police said Thursday. Zamora and another woman rushed to help the driver, who lost control of his vehicle about 8:25 p....
  • 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...
  • North Hollywood man wanted for murder is arrested by border patrol agents

    A North Hollywood man who attempted to cross the U.S.-Mexico border late Wednesday night was taken into custody after border patrol officers discovered he was wanted on suspicion of murder. Oscar E. Aguilera walked up to the Otay Mesa border crossing...
  • Hearing scheduled for man accused of killing Burbank offiicer, injuring another

    After years of postponements, a pre-trial hearing is scheduled next month for David Garcia, the man accused of killing Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka in November 2003. A routine stop outside the Ramada Inn that year escalated into an exchange...
  • Another busy week for feature filming in L.A.

    Another busy week for feature filming in L.A.
    Feature film activity in Los Angeles continued to grow at a brisk pace, with on-location shoots for movies once again posting double-digit increases. Filming for features generated 189 production days for the week ended Sunday, up 66% from the same...
  • Unclear if alleged gunman still at Cal State Northridge, LAPD says

    The Los Angeles Police Department is assisting Cal State Northridge officials in a search for a possible gunman on campus. Officer Fred Queto at the LAPD's Devonshire station said there have been no reports of shots fired or students injured, and that it...
  • City Council candidate Robert Frutos

    An 18-year resident of Burbank, Robert Frutos said he wanted to live in the city since he was 15. A member of the Los Angeles Police Department, Frutos has worked in a variety of capacities during his 24 years at LAPD, including community relations and...
  • Family sues Beck's husband, LAPD

    Family sues Beck's husband, LAPD
    The family of a student who had a sexual affair with Burbank Unified middle school teacher Amy Beck has filed a lawsuit against her husband, a Los Angeles police officer, claiming he threatened to kill the teenager with his department-issued gun. The...
  • 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...
  • Commanders address police union grievances

    Burbank police union officials say commanders have acquiesced to many of the grievances they filed against the impacts of reassigning rank-and-file officers. The grievances, filed in late April, focused on the lack of police officers in key field...