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  • Amy Beck released from prison, civil suit drags on

    Amy Beck released from prison, civil suit drags on
    Parties involved in an ongoing lawsuit stemming from a sexual liaison between a former Burbank Unified middle school teacher and her student met behind closed doors Friday to discuss moving the case from state to federal court. Attorneys declined to...
  • Olive Avenue Confidential: More clout for Police Commission

    If city leaders hope to restore public confidence in the Burbank Police Department, they must also be willing to empower the city's Police Commission to better fulfill its watchdog role. That the commission has finally set a date for its first public...
  • Mailbag: Still seeking answers in shooting

    Burbank Police Chief Scott LaChasse's apology for having to restrict the parking lot at Kmart and the surrounding area for such a long time after the shooting of two officers on July 2 ("Chief thanks public for cooperation", July 17) was well received...
  • 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...
  • Editorial: Give more power to the police commission

    Plans to host the first of what could be a series of forums for the public to voice their concerns about the recent Burbank police fiascoes look good on the surface, but questions remain as to just how effective they'll be. For starters, let's not forget...
  • Commission to host forum

    CITY HALL — The Burbank Police Commission, which for months struggled to find its footing amid multiple department probes and an officer's public suicide, has agreed to host a community forum in August. Chairman Robert Frutos, who was...
  • LAPD vet likely to join Burbank

    DOWNTOWN — The Burbank Police Department is expected to announce a veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department Robbery-Homicide Division to the post of police captain, sources said. The city is completing a background check on Denis J. Cremins,...
  • Sandra Bullock home burglar arraigned on 19 felony weapons charges

    A Montrose man arrested earlier this month for allegedly breaking into actress Sandra Bullock’s home was arraigned Wednesday on 19 felony weapons charges after an arsenal of illegal arms was found in his home, according to the Los Angeles County...
  • Sunland woman missing since June 5

    Sunland woman missing since June 5
    Police are asking for the public’s help in the search for a Sunland woman who’s been missing since early June. Kimberly Blum, 44, was last heard from around 4 p.m. on June 5 in the 1000 block of Newhome Avenue, according to a statement...
  • GCC honors its graduates

    GCC honors its graduates
    Glendale Community College celebrated more than 700 graduates Wednesday during its commencement ceremony, and the evening was dedicated to John Davitt, who passed away last month after serving as the college's superintendent and president for over 20...