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  • 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. ...
  • Burbank elevates interim police chief of three years to permanent status

    Burbank elevates interim police chief of three years to permanent status
    Scott LaChasse -- Burbank’s interim police chief who was brought on three years ago to reform a department plagued with allegations of excessive force, discrimination and sexual harassment -- has been appointed to the position permanently, effective...
  • Leader Editorial: LaChasse in charge

    Leader Editorial: LaChasse in charge
    Cleaning up a mess left behind by predecessor is difficult under any circumstances, but it's especially challenging when members of the department you're overseeing don't always have your back. The city's new police chief, Scott LaChasse, held in...
  • Plainclothes detective helps nab two robbery suspects

    Two North Hollywood men were arrested Tuesday after allegedly robbing a 7-Eleven in Burbank while a plainclothes detective with Los Angeles Police Department happened to be outside, police said. At 10:40 p.m., Jerome Collins, 30, and Connie Walker, 34,...
  • 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...
  • Officer wears many hats

    When Rick Massa agreed to join the Bob Hope Airport Police Department, the 60-year-old was obligated to work just two days a week. But the 35-year LAPD veteran, 25 of them in Special Weapons And Tactics, ended up giving a great deal more. After...