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FBI confirms Sony Pictures hacked

 Sony Pctures has been hacked! The cyber attack on the entertainment studio reportedly began “… about a week ago when a group called Guardians of Peace, or #GOP for short, gained access to the studio’s system and arranged for a bizarre image and poorly worded text to appear on the computer screens of employee,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. Sony has been forced to shut down its “email and other systems.” However, it may be too late to protect some Sony movie releases,  which might have been leaked to online... Read More →

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Updated: FBI and U.S. Justice Dept. decline to file charges in BPD probe

After extensive investigations into the now infamous 2007 Porto’s Bakery robbery in Burbank, the FBI and the U.S. Department have declined to file charges against any police personnel. In 2009, The Feds began looking into allegations of excessive force and civil rights violation by Burbank police involved in the investigation of that robbery. Late yesterday, Burbank Police Chief, Scott LaChasse, sent out a letter about the Feds’ decisions to his department. The letter is posted on the Burbank Police website . During public comments at last night’s... Read More →

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Body of missing FBI agent found in Burbank area

The more than two month search for missing FBI agent Stephen Ivens reportedly has ended tragically in the Burbank area. Ivens’ family has held onto hope that he might still be alive even though he was last seen on May 10, 2012. The FBI and a number of local agencies, including Burbank Police, were involved in the intense search for 35-year-old Ivens who had been described as “… despondent and possibly suicidal.” Today BPD put out a press release saying what appeared to be the remains... Read More →

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