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  • 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....
  • Man pleads not guilty to killing estranged girlfriend in Studio City

    A Burbank man pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that he stabbed his estranged girlfriend and left her in a Studio City park, officials said. Stephen Joanou Jr., 26, is charged with killing 32-year-old Rosamond resident Patrina Sabella, who 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...
  • Obama slated for 'Tonight Show'

    Obama slated for 'Tonight Show'
    President Obama is slated to appear on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” in Burbank Wednesday evening, two weeks before election day. The Los Angeles Police Department has issued a warning for drivers to expect traffic delays on streets...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Shooting suspect shot by officers in North Hollywood, LAPD says

    A man allegedly involved in a fatal shooting in North Hollywood was shot Thursday afternoon after leading Los Angeles police on a high-speed chase on the southbound 170 Freeway.   The incident began shortly after 4 p.m. when officers responded to a...
  • 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...