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  • This car chase is just a game

    This car chase is just a game
    A white Toyota sedan rounds the corner at the top of the hill at the Starlight Bowl. The sedan matches the description of a car that has been reported stolen. Two Burbank police cars and two officers on motorcycles follow closely behind. Suddenly, the...
  • Suspect held in fatal North Hollywood hit-and-run

    Suspect held in fatal North Hollywood hit-and-run
    A 21-year-old man was being held by police in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a 72-year-old pedestrian early Sunday morning in North Hollywood, authorities said. A witness called 911 about 5 a.m. when a black GMC pickup struck the man in the...
  • Taylor trial: Witness says investigation didn't show evidence of interference

    The attorney for a former Burbank deputy police chief who claims he was fired because he complained about internal issues questioned the validity Thursday of an outside investigator's report that played a role in his client's termination. The former...
  • City mulls extra eyes on police

    City mulls extra eyes on police
    City officials are recommending that the City Council hire two outside consultants to ensure that the Burbank Police Department emerges from officer misconduct investigations on solid footing. In his report to the Police Commission and City Council,...
  • 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...
  • Man fatally shot by LAPD in North Hollywood

    The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating the death of a man who was shot by police in North Hollywood. The shooting occurred at the intersection of Vineland Avenue and Archwood Street at about 6:50 p.m. Sunday, police told the L.A. Times. ...
  • Ron Kaye: Burbank police deal with change

    Ron Kaye: Burbank police deal with change
    Unless you have gone through the grueling training and taken the oath to uphold the law, you can never know what it's like to carry a gun and be licensed to shoot to kill. That's why cops are different from the rest us — men and women who are...
  • Bureaucrats' fears equal support for Gatto

    I read with interest your article on Assemblyman Mike Gatto's hearing in Glendale on pension reform ("Lawmakers talk pension reform following the Bell scandal," Oct. 21). It was abundantly clear that bureaucrats (whose interests align with the status...
  • Thoughts from the bullpen: LaChasse is the man for the job

    Interim Police Chief Scott LaChasse must go. Permanent Police Chief Scott LaChasse must be hired. It has now been more than 10 months since former Police Chief Tim Stehr stepped down amid all of the problems and allegations in the Burbank Police...
  • Survey says residents like Burbank

    In spite of the recovering economy and ongoing investigations into the Police Department, a recent survey shows that 96% of Burbank residents generally are satisfied with the city. About 78% of those surveyed reported they were very satisfied overall...
  • Shooting death of Officer Pavelka

    Shooting death of Officer Pavelka
    After 10 months on the force, Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka responded to a call for backup at the Ramada Inn parking lot. It would be the rookie’s last ride. The routine stop in November 2003 escalated into a hail of gunfire that left...
  • Police draft budget cuts

    CITY HALL — The Burbank Police Department on Tuesday proposed $1.87 million in budget cuts, which include suspending its helicopter program, eliminating positions and reducing animal shelter hours. The proposals, whose savings range from $1.1...