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Trials and Arbitration

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  • Fired Burbank officer to get job back

    A former Burbank police sergeant fired four years ago in connection with alleged misconduct during the Porto's robbery investigation will be reinstated, his lawyer said, marking an unprecedented move in the multiyear saga that cost 10 officers their jobs....
  • Burbank man sentenced 26 years to life in stabbing case

    Burbank man sentenced 26 years to life in stabbing case
    A 27-year-old Burbank man was sentenced to 26 years to life in state prison Wednesday after he was convicted of fatally stabbing his on-and-off girlfriend 19 times in her neck. Stephen Joanou Jr. was convicted of first-degree murder in March in the death...
  • Panel denies city of Burbank's appeal related to alleged BPD corruption case

    A three-judge panel this week denied the city's appeal of a judgment that a former deputy police chief was retaliated against for reporting alleged corruption within the Burbank Police Department. William Taylor, who joined the police department in...
  • 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...