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Pasadena Police to Conduct DUI Checkpoint on Friday

Thursday, December 27, 2012 | 8:43 am

To prevent alcohol or drug-related crashes especially this Holiday season, the Pasadena Police Department Traffic Section will be conducting a DUI Checkpoint on Friday, December 28, 2012, at an undisclosed location within the city limits, between the hours of ... More »


Jogger Mugged Near the Rose Bowl

Thursday, December 27, 2012 | 8:34 am

A 32-year-old Altadena man was mugged by two unidentified assailants Wednesday afternoon while jogging near the Rose Bowl area, the Pasadena Police reported. Authorities said one of the suspects was armed with a hand gun and accosted the victim while jogging... More »


Authorities Yet to Identify Body Found North of JPL

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 | 8:39 pm

The authorities are still searching for clues that will help identify a man who was found dead by a hiker over the weekend on a hiking trail north of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Angeles National Forest. The man, believed to be in his 20s, was found... More »


Was Fatal Crash Related to Deadly Shooting?

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 | 8:17 pm

[Updated Thurs., Dec. 27,2012 | 6:40 a.m.]  Although both incidents appear to be related, police have yet to openly connect the dots between the fatal shooting of a community activist on Christmas Day and the fatal crash that killed a 26-year-old woman and he... More »


Police Pursuit Traffic Accident Victims Identified

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 | 3:27 pm

Pasadena police have identified two victims in a fatal traffic accident Tuesday caused by suspects fleeing an attempted traffic stop. As a result of the collision, Tracey Ong Tan, 26, a Glendale resident, and an 11-year-old child, a Daly City resident, died at... More »


With a Video, Sheriff’s Dept. Reminds Us That “Heroes Work Holidays”

Tuesday, December 25, 2012 | 6:50 am

Saying “the men and women of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department wish all of the residents of Los Angeles County a very safe and happy holiday season,” the Dept. issued a “video Christmas card” called “Heroes Work Holidays.” The two minute video shows ... More »


Gunman Sought for Shoe Store Robbery

Monday, December 24, 2012 | 7:08 am

Police today sought the public’s help in identifying and locating an armed man who robbed a Lake Avenue shoe store late Saturday of at least $100. The gunman entered the shoe store in the 1200 block of North Lake Avenue about 7 p.m. on Saturday, brandishing ... More »


Pasadena Police Recap Week’s Critical Incidents

Monday, December 24, 2012 | 6:50 am

From December 10th – December 20th, 33 residential burglaries were reported in Pasadena. 14 of those were reported in the Northwest portion of the city. Always remember to lock your home securely (all windows and doors) and activate your alarm, eve... More »


Sheriff’s Deputy, Brother Escape Injury in Altadena Shooting

Saturday, December 22, 2012 | 4:25 pm

A deputy and his brother escaped injuries today when three shots were fired at them in a car-to-car shooting in Altadena,  according to the sheriff’s department. The deputy and his brother were inside a personal vehicle driven by the deputy, which was hit by ... More »


Threat on South Pasadena High School Campus

Friday, December 21, 2012 | 8:10 am

In the evening of Thursday, December 20, the South Pasadena Police Department received information from a South Pasadena High School student regarding a threat of possible gun violence to occur sometime during the school day today. The police department has in... More »


Truck Caught Fire on 210, Causes Heavy Traffic

Thursday, December 20, 2012 | 8:03 pm

A trailer truck caught fire on Foothill (210) Freeway Thursday afternoon causing heavy traffic as firefighters tried to control the fire and police cordoned off the area to prevent any injuries to passersby. Pasadena Fire Department spokeswoman Lisa Derderian ... More »