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Pasadena Police Chase Wanted Felons from Altadena to Eagle Rock

© OpenStreetMap contributors Pasadena police gang officers pursued a wanted man and woman in a stolen car on a chase from Altadena to Los Angeles and in the end arrested both suspects. Special Enforcement Section officers attempted to stop the pair in Altadena about 10:15 a.m. Thursday after the saw the man, whom they to be wanted, get into the car, authorities said, but the…

Do You Know Him? Police Ask Public’s Help to Catch Prowler Who Startled Resident Returning Home

Suspect sketch courtesy Pasadena Police Dept. On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at approximately 7:45 a.m., a resident returned home and interrupted the depicted suspect during…

Man With Fake Beard Robs Check ‘N Go Clerk At Gunpoint Wednesday

© OpenStreetMap contributors Police are looking for a 40 to 50-year-old man who wore a fake beard when he reportedly robbed a clerk at a Check ‘N Go location in the 100 block of West California Blvd. in Pasadena late Wednesday afternoon. The suspect, possibly Hispanic or white, according to…

Speaker After Speaker Voices Concern Over Police Conduct at City Committee Meeting

“The City of Roses has thorns,” said Pasadena resident Vance Martin at Wednesday evening’s Pasadena Public Safety Committee meeting. “It’s time to remove them.” Martin…

Pasadena Firefighters Return After Eight Days Assisting Relief Efforts Following Devastating Montecito Mudslides

A team of Pasadena firefighters safely returned home Wednesday afternoon after eight days in Santa Barbara County assisting in search and rescue operations following devastating mudslides in the region. “Our mission was to do search and rescue of any civilians that were still missing and unaccounted for,” said Pasadena Fire…

Car Flips Over Onto Metro Train Tracks After Wednesday Collision on 210 Freeway, Snarls Traffic, Stops Gold Line Temporarily

A car heading westbound on the I-210 Freeway near Lake Avenue collided with a pickup truck before it flew over the K-rail siding of the…

LA Deputy Sheriff and Three Others Arrested in Pasadena by Feds in Drug Trafficking Scheme

Federal agents arrested a Los Angeles County deputy sheriff with three other men in Pasadena on Tuesday after they allegedly agreed to oversee the delivery of narcotics and other contraband in exchange for cash payments on two separate occasions. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California said…

Still In Early Stages, New Technology For Texting 9-1-1 is Now An Option In Pasadena

A recent rollout of new technology throughout L.A. County that allows people to contact 9-1-1 emergency services via text message is now available in Pasadena,…

Three Suspects Steal Victim’s Wallet During Strong Arm Robbery Early Tuesday Morning

Police are looking for three suspects who robbed a man of his wallet on Oakland Avenue and Orange Grove Boulevard at about 3:55 am Tuesday morning. Pasadena Police Lt. John Mercado said the victim, a Pasadena resident, went to a liquor store in the area at approximately 11 p.m. Monday…

Pasadena’s Ninth Circuit Federal Court to Study Workplace Conditions in Wake Of Sexual Misconduct Allegations

In light of sexual misconduct allegations that recently led to Pasadena-based Judge Alex Kozinski announcing his retirement, the Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has announced the members of a special ad hoc committee he created to review policies, propose revisions where necessary, and identify means of maintaining a healthy workplace environment. Chief Judge Sidney R. Thomas said that the committee would coordinate its work with the Federal Judiciary Workplace Conduct Working Group, established by U.S. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. “We do have many effective procedures in place to avoid problems…

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