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Trials and Arbitration

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  • B-movie producer charged in Ponzi scheme

    A Burbank business owner was arraigned this week on 89 felony counts related to a $9-million Ponzi scheme. Mahmoud Karkehabadi — also known as Mike Karkeh — is accused of promising investors up to 35% returns for making loans to his B-movie...
  • Olive Avenue Confidential: Getting to the hub of the matter

    Olive Avenue Confidential: Getting to the hub of the matter
    Unless you've been following the issue closely and for quite some time, chances are that last week's City Council hearing about a proposed ground transport center at Bob Hope Airport was a bit of a head-scratcher. It would be convenient enough just to...
  • Trial set for Kmart shooting suspect

    The homeless man accused of shooting two police officers outside a busy Kmart is scheduled to appear Sept. 30 in Los Angeles County Superior Court for a preliminary hearing. Police say Jamie Willard managed to reach around, grab an officer's gun and...
  • Local man facing charges in Illinois

    A Burbank man is facing fraud charges in Illinois for allegedly charging customers for unsolicited identity theft protection services. The owner of Glendale-based ID Lifeguards Inc., Arthur Natanyan, faces charges under the provisions of Illinois'...
  • Man pleads not guilty to lewd act

    The man accused of brushing an 11-year-old girl's breast on a public bus pleaded not guilty Thursday afternoon in a Burbank courtroom. Manuel Retana, 35, was arrested Tuesday morning by Burbank police on suspicion of committing a lewd act with a minor....
  • State sues bounce house manufacturer

    A Burbank manufacturer of inflatable bounce houses is being sued by the state for allowing too much lead in its products. Last month the California Attorney General's Office went after 11 manufacturers of the popular inflatable structures, saying the...
  • ACLU targets student fees

    A practice of charging students for travel and other extracurricular expenses might end, Burbank Unified officials said. The ACLU of Southern California called those tactics discriminatory and unlawful pay-to-play policies in a lawsuit involving...
  • Editorial: ACLU suit may be costlier than we think

    The lawsuit filed against the state by the American Civil Liberties Union highlights what most people already know: Public education is no free ride. Fees for band uniforms and sports tournaments have long been in place, but over the years, they have...
  • Man pleads not guilty in Warner Bros. crash

    A New York man on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to crashing through a gate at Warner Bros. Studios on Friday afternoon with materials that could be used to make an explosive device. Michael Rodriguez-Cintron, whose last name varies slightly in records from...
  • Two high-profile hearings are postponed

    A preliminary hearing for the homeless man accused of shooting two police officers outside a busy Kmart was postponed in Los Angeles County Superior Court this week. The hearing was rescheduled for Oct. 13 in Burbank. Police say Willard managed to...
  • Cases loom against Burbank police

    Investigations and court proceedings regarding brutality allegations against the Burbank Police Department continue to move forward as the new year begins. One of the most recent court cases alleging officer misconduct was filed in September at Los...
  • Trial date set in stabbing case

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has set the trial date for the man accused of stabbing a Burbank resident at his home in February 2008. Jorge Ernesto Villalobos is accused of stabbing Glen Giles, 47, at his home in the 3000 block of Joaquin...