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Forest Roads will Close 9 PM Tonight Due to Snow Forecast

Thursday, February 7, 2013 | 11:09 am

The Los Angeles County Public Works Department has advised that based on the forecast of snow and icy road conditions, it will close public access to the following road segments in the Angeles National Forest effective tonight, Thursday, February 7, 2013, at 9... More »


Armed Masked Robber Hits 7-Eleven in East Pasadena

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 | 6:40 am

An armed man wearing a mask stole about $1,000 from a 7-Eleven in the Los Angeles County portion of East Pasadena, the Sheriff’s Department said. The robbery at the 7-Eleven, 3689 E. Colorado Blvd., occurred about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Sheriff’s Departmen... More »


Police Offer Free Gun Disposal

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 | 3:10 pm

Police Chief Phillip L. Sanchez reminds citizens that they may dispose of unwanted firearms through the Pasadena Police Department. All types of firearms are accepted, including pistols, rifles, shotguns, antiques, or replicas, regardless of their condition. T... More »


Pasadena Police Conclude Homicide Investigation with More Arrests

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 | 10:21 am

Pasadena Police Detectives arrested the final suspects involved in the murder of Zane Goldstein on January 15, 2013. The shooting of the victim was precipitated by Zane Goldstein and his brother arranging to meet one of the suspects to sell a nominal amount of... More »


Additional Three Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Zane Goldstein

Thursday, January 24, 2013 | 5:34 pm

Pasadena Police Detectives and the Southwest Regional Pacific Fugitive Taskforce arrested three additional suspects for their involvement in the murder of Zane Goldstein, 21, last January 15, 2013 in the city of Pasadena. The following individuals were booked ... More »


Accused Christmas Day Crash Killers Plead Not Guilty

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 | 5:15 am

Darrell Lee Williams, 21 and Brittany Michelle Washington, 19, a pair reputed gang members pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder charges stemming from a crash at the end of Christmas day police chase that killed a 26-year-old Glendale woman and her 11-year-old ... More »


Suspected Christmas Day Crash Killers Set for Court Tuesday

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 | 4:58 am

The arraignment for Darrell Lee Williams, 22, and Brittany Michelle Washington, 19, a pair of reputed gang members charged with two counts of murder in connection with the Christmas night police chase that killed a 26-year-old Glendale woman and her 11-year-ol... More »


Man Shot, in Serious Condition

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 | 4:36 pm

[Updated Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 | 8:00 p.m.] [Note: An earlier report indicated two men had been shot. That was not correct.]   One man was shot in his head and another man – possibly the shooting victim’s brother – suffered an abrasion to his arm when... More »


Pasadena Police Department Conducts Speed Enforcement Program

Monday, January 14, 2013 | 8:16 pm

The Pasadena Police Department conducted a Speed Enforcement Program throughout the city that began at 6 a.m. Monday, ending at noon, according to a department statement. Results were not immediately made available to Pasadena Now. The program is an effective ... More »


Pasadena Man Slashes Friend’s Face During Argument

Friday, January 11, 2013 | 5:30 am

A 20-year-old Pasadena man was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon when he slashed his friend during a fight early Thursday morning. Police would not disclose the extent of the victim’s injuries.  The victim was a 20-year-old man from Los A... More »