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Walmart was dealt a setback this week in its efforts to open a store in Burbank when the judge hearing a lawsuit filed by three local residents to block the store’s construction was reassigned just days before a hearing to schedule a trial. Just...
Tags: Judges, Crime, Law and Justice, Walmart, Trials, Justice System
The driver of an SUV involved in a head-on collision Sunday that killed a 33-year-old Burbank man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to vehicular manslaughter in Los Angeles County Superior Court, officials said. Ivan Valle, 29, of Burbank, was arrested...
Tags: Google Inc., Trials
A Sacramento County judge has rejected a bid by agricultural interests to temporarily halt California's bullet train project in the Central Valley until a lawsuit can be decided. After a three-hour hearing, Superior Court Judge Timothy Frawley on Friday...
David A. Garcia, the man accused of killing Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka in November 2003, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and other charges Tuesday. Garcia, 28, was immediately sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of...
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Central Valley farm groups filed a major environmental lawsuit Friday against the California bullet train project, while Orange County transportation leaders urged state officials to shelve the $68-billion proposal until improvements can be made to the...
A blind Burbank man is fighting to salvage his food service business in a downtown Los Angeles federal building more than a year after an administrative law judge ordered a state agency representing him to enter into arbitration on the matter. Michael...
A 39-year-old man known as the Tri-Cities Bandit was sentenced Monday to eight years in prison for robbing banks in several cities, including Glendale, Burbank and Pasadena, according to court documents. Ernest Viana pleaded guilty in December to six...
Tags: Bank Robbery, Punishment, Theft, Trials
The Burbank businessman accused of creating a public safety nuisance at Bob Hope Airport by feeding a large flock of pigeons will face trial after a judge denied his request to have the charges against him downgraded from a misdemeanor to an infraction....
Tags: Bob Hope, Judges, Crime, Law and Justice, Misdemeanors, Trials
After years of postponements, a pre-trial hearing is scheduled next month for David Garcia, the man accused of killing Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka in November 2003. A routine stop outside the Ramada Inn that year escalated into an exchange...
The man accused of stealing from a Kmart in Burbank and then shooting and wounding two police officers while handcuffed and being taken to a patrol car pleaded not guilty to attempted murder charges this week. Jamie Warren Willard, 30, of Gresham, Ore.,...
Tags: Prisons, Prosecution, Judges, Murder, Witnesses
A 70-year-old Burbank man accused of beating his wife to death appeared in court Wednesday in a wheelchair after suffering from a fractured shoulder and back spasms while in jail, his attorney said. Joseph Brancato faces murder charges after allegedly...
Tags: Prisons, Judges, Murder, Trials, Justice System
A pre-trial hearing scheduled this week for the man accused of the attempted murder of two police officers outside a Kmart last year has been moved to Oct. 14. Jamie Warren Willard, 31, of Gresham, Ore., who allegedly used an officer’s gun to shoot...
Tags: Judges, Trials, Justice System, Lawyers
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