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Coroner IDs Domestic Violence Suspect Stabbed to Death in South Pasadena

Sunday, November 29, 2020 | 1:36 pm

A 40-year-old domestic violence suspect who was stabbed to death by his alleged victim’s mother and sister at a home in South Pasadena has been identified. The Los Angeles County coroner’s office identified the man as Justin Goss of Glendale. South Pasadena po... More »


Man Stabbed to Death in South Pasadena Saturday Morning

Saturday, November 28, 2020 | 12:06 pm

A man died following a stabbing in a residential neighborhood in South Pasadena on Saturday morning, authorities said. Few details were initially available regarding the stabbing, which was reported just before 10 a.m. in the 500 block of Five Oaks Drive, acco... More »


Driver Arrested After Short Police Chase Ends With Crash in Pasadena

Saturday, November 28, 2020 | 9:42 am

A reckless and possibly intoxicated driver led police on a brief pursuit in Pasadena before crashing his car into a light pole early Saturday, officials said. The incident began about 6:10 a.m. when officers spotted a reckless driver blowing through red lights... More »


Man Walking Dog Shot by BB Pellets Fired From Car

Thursday, November 26, 2020 | 7:42 am

A man was shot by BB gun pellets as he and another man walked a dog along a sidewalk near the intersection of North Los Robles and Orange Grove Boulevard Wednesday night. Pasadena police Sgt. Anthony Burgess said the man was struck in the leg and the arm durin... More »


Fire Breaks Out at Pasadena Homeless Camp

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 | 5:11 pm

Firefighters made quick work of a fire that broke out at a homeless encampment along the 210 Freeway in Pasadena on Wednesday afternoon, officials said. The fire was first reported about 4:15 p.m. at an encampment along the westbound side of the freeway near M... More »


Turkey Fryers and Brush Fires Pose Safety Concerns This Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 | 4:47 pm

In addition to being the busiest day of the year for firefighters when it comes to cooking-related fires, this year’s Thanksgiving will also be accompanied by elevated wildfire risk, prompting officials to urge extra caution when it comes to fire safety. Pasad... More »


Busy Roads Expected Wednesday, Despite Warnings Against Holiday Travel

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 | 11:45 am

Despite pleas from state and local officials urging residents not to travel for Thanksgiving due to the coronavirus, millions of Southern Californians are still expected to do just that, with this afternoon anticipated to be the busiest time on Southland freew... More »


L.A. County Takes First Steps Toward New Youth Justice Department

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 | 5:51 am

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to take the first steps in transitioning to a rehabilitative, `care- first’ model of juvenile justice, a plan expected to ultimately move funding and responsibility out of the probation department and i... More »