Crime
Allegedly Drunk Driver Hits 100 Miles per Hour Hurtling Down Fair Oaks Ave., Then Crashes

An allegedly drunk driver hurtled down Fair Oaks Avenue about 12:25 a.m. this morning at speeds over 100 miles per hour until he sideswiped a parked car and slammed into a light standard at Orange Grove Boulevard, police said. Sgt. John Mercado said the driver, whom he identified as 22-year-old Angel Salazar of Pasadena, suffered only a moderate injury to his mouth. Police were originally…

Driver Overturns Car on Washington Boulevard, Attempts to Flee

A man allegedly driving under the influence sideswiped two parked cars then lost control of his vehicle and it overturned on Washington Boulevard near Los…

Pasadena Couple Who Committed Suicide Identified by Coroner

[Correction:  A Coroner's official quoted in this story was original identified incorrectly as Chief Coroner Investigator Craig Harvey.] A local married couple in their sixties committed suicide together in the garage of their Casa Grande Street home earlier this week, an official with the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner said.…

Former Pasadena Man Who Allegedly Killed Family Added to FBI’s ‘Most Wanted’ List

The Pasadena-born fugitive who allegedly killed his entire family in 1976 and was recently named one of the FBI’s 10 most wanted fugitives may be…

Woman, Alone in Residence, Scares Off Burglar in Early Morning Darkness

A woman alone in her home scared off a burglar who dropped what he was stealing and fled about 4 a.m. this morning, police say. The unidentified woman, who is in her fifties, lives in the 600 block of North Oakland Avenue, Pasadena Police Sgt. John Mercado said. She had…

Bev-Mo Burgled Sunday Night

The Bev-Mo alcoholic beverage warehouse-style store in the 800 block of South Arroyo Parkway fell prey Sunday night to suspects who have struck the chain’s…

In Line for Early Morning Snack, Man is Viciously Knocked Unconscious from Behind

A customer waiting in line for an early morning snack at King Taco on Arroyo Parkway in Old Pasadena was suddenly struck so hard by a man behind him that he was knocked unconscious, police said. The unidentified victim fell and received a head injury which required paramedics to transport…

Woman Shoved to the Ground During Robbery Walks 1.5 Miles to Police Station to Report the Attack

A woman walking alone along North Fair Oaks Avenue Thursday night was shoved to the ground and robbed of her purse by a young man…

Ten Local Liquor Stores Refuse to Sell Beer to Minor in Decoy Sting

All ten Pasadena liquor stores targeted in a sting operation refused to sell beer to the underage decoy and complied with the law, authorities say. Day One and Pasadena Police officers conducted a series of compliance checks of local stores selling beer, wine and spirits in the City of Pasadena…

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