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Pasadena Police Report Overall Violent Crime Rate Down for August

Friday, September 23, 2022 | 6:19 am

The Pasadena Police reported the violent crime rate for August went down compared to the previous month. Based on the monthly police report, Pasadena Police received a total of 3,841 calls for service during the month, including 5,798 911 calls.   Police offic... More »


Area Businessman Arrested on Murder-for-Hire Charges

Monday, September 19, 2022 | 3:33 pm

A real estate contractor has been arrested on a federal criminal complaint alleging he attempted to arrange the killings of an attorney and a real estate banker to which he owed hundreds of thousands of dollars, following a joint investigation conducted by the... More »


Victim Struck Multiple Times By Gunfire in Saturday Morning Shooting

Saturday, September 17, 2022 | 11:14 am

An 18-year-old man was struck multiple times by bullets during a shooting in Villa Parke at about 1:23 a.m. Saturday morning, police said, and described the injuries as “life-threatening.” Pasadena police Lt. Rudy Lemos said a patrol officer was parked at the ... More »


City Releases Video of Fatal July 30 Officer-Involved Shooting

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 | 10:12 am

[UPDATED] The City has released video of an officer-involved shooting which left one man dead on July 30.  Adam Youines, 35, was shot and killed by Pasadena police after he drove at them in an allegedly stolen vehicle in the parking lot of a strip mall on Oran... More »


LA County to Consider Possible Local Rules to Control Gun Sales

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 | 5:41 am

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is expected to consider a proposal Tuesday that would direct its attorneys to draft a series of ordinances aimed at regulating gun sales in the county, including a ban on the sale of .50-caliber handguns and ammuniti... More »


Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Operation Planned for September 16

Monday, September 12, 2022 | 5:47 pm

The Pasadena Police Department will conduct a traffic safety  operation Friday, September 16. The operation will focus on dangerous driver behaviors that put the safety of people biking or walking at risk.  These violations include speeding, making illegal tur... More »