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  • Prosecutors seek 97-month prison term for Burbank accountant

    Federal prosecutors have recommended that former campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee be sentenced to 97 months in prison after she pleaded guilty to five counts of mail fraud involving the theft of more than $7 million in political funds from 50 clients,...
  • Suspect pleads not guilty in Burbank boy's stabbing death

    A 26-year-old Los Angeles man accused of stabbing to death his girlfriend's son — an 11-year-old student at David Starr Jordan Middle School — pleaded not guilty this week to murder and child abuse charges, officials said. The man, Rineson...
  • Mother's attorney disputes infant abuse charge

    The attorney representing the mother of an infant who died of internal injuries said his client had no knowledge of any alleged physical abuse, calling her “very loving, very caring, very soft-spoken.” The mother, 21-year-old Elizabeth...
  • Gay marriage in California awaits U.S. Supreme Court review

    Gay marriage in California awaits U.S. Supreme Court review
    As voters in three more states cast ballots to allow gay marriage in last week's election,  some California gay marriage activists have grown impatient at seeing gains elsewhere while the question remains in legal limbo here. But as soon as this month...
  • High court delays decision in California gay marriage

    High court delays decision in California gay marriage
    The U.S. Supreme Court has pushed back by 10 days the date on which it will consider whether to review the issue of gay marriage in California, according to lawyers in the case. The court had been set to discuss whether to grant review of Hollingsworth...
  • Walmart battle enters its next phase

    Walmart battle enters its next phase
    Walmart has filed a motion seeking to lift an injunction that has prevented the retailer from constructing a store in Burbank prior to the outcome of a lawsuit brought by three residents. The motion was filed last week after a Los Angeles County...
  • Bob Hope Airport applesauce case gets messier

    A woman who tussled with Bob Hope Airport security officers over a container of applesauce for her elderly mother seems poised to draw the ire of another federal official — this time a U.S. District Court judge. Nadine Hays was arrested in 2009...
  • Burbank man pleads not guilty to charges that he physically abused infant daughter

    A 19-year-old Burbank man on Friday pleaded not guilty to two counts of felony child abuse after his 5-week-old daughter was brought to a hospital with injuries that could result in her becoming comatose or paralyzed, according to the Los Angeles County...
  • Infant in critical condition after alleged abuse

    A 19-year-old Burbank man on Friday pleaded not guilty to two counts of felony child abuse after his 5-week-old daughter was brought to a hospital with injuries that could result in her becoming comatose or paralyzed, according to the Los Angeles County...
  • Man pleads guilty to laser beaming two aircraft near Bob Hope Airport

    Man pleads guilty to laser beaming two aircraft near Bob Hope Airport
    A North Hollywood man this week became just the second person to plead guilty under a new federal law that makes it a crime to point a laser beam at an aircraft -- in this case, a jet and police helicopter near Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, officials...
  • Burbank tax preparer pleads guilty to falsifying returns

    A man faces up to six years in federal prison after pleading guilty Monday to two counts of submitting false tax returns through his Burbank firm. A federal grand jury indicted Peter Chavez, 44, in 2005 on 19 charges relating to preparing false...
  • Man sentenced to 30 months for flashing laser at private plane, Pasadena police helicopter

    A North Hollywood man who aimed a commercial-grade laser at a private airplane and a Pasadena police helicopter was sentenced Monday to 30 months in federal prison. Adam Gardenhire, 19, pleaded guilty in October to one count of aiming the beam of a...