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Car Kills Pedestrian

Friday, May 17, 2013 | 11:10 pm

Pasadena Police are conducting an investigation into a fatal vehicle versus pedestrian collision that occurred on Colorado Blv. near Berkley Ave. Please avoid area for next 5 hours. More »


Police Dept Seek Public’s Help in Locating Woman Accused of Assault

Thursday, May 16, 2013 | 6:11 pm

The Pasadena Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a woman who assaulted another woman at a Target department store. A woman confronted another woman who allegedly cut the line in front of her about 7:40 p.m. at the customer service desk... More »


Suspect Shoots at Police, Taken Into Custody After Brief Stand Off

Friday, May 10, 2013 | 6:40 pm

On May 10 at 11:00 a.m. Pasadena Police officers responded to the 600 block of Summit regarding a subject who was threating to kill himself and had fired several shots. The first officers on scene attempted to contact the suspect when he fired several shots at... More »


Pretrial Hearing Wednesday for Two Alleged Murderers

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 | 6:53 am

A pretrial hearing is scheduled this morning for alleged gang members Scott King and Steven Fleming, who are accused of an 18-year-old man’s shooting death in Pasadena on Aug. 21, 2011. The hearing is scheduled in Dept. F of the Pasadena Courthouse, 300 E. Wal... More »


Two Dump Trailers Stolen in South Pasadena

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 | 5:59 am

The South Pasadena Police Department today is seeking the public’s help in locating two dump trailers valued at $30,000, stolen from a construction site sometime between Friday night and Monday morning. A closed business was being renovated and construction ... More »


Men Arrested for Lasering Pasadena Police Helicopter

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 | 6:24 pm

Two men were in custody today for allegedly pointing a laser device at a Pasadena police helicopter Monday night. The incident occurred about 10:10 p.m. Monday near the 600 block of South Electric Avenue in Alhambra, said Alhambra police Sgt. Jerry Johnson. A... More »


Former Altadena Crematory Owner Sentenced

Monday, May 6, 2013 | 5:25 pm

A former Altadena crematory operator was sentenced today to 25 years to life in state prison after he admitted violating his lifelong probation, stemming from a conviction for conducting mass cremations and stealing gold from the teeth of corpses. David Wayne ... More »


Man Arrested in Bizarre Torture and Rape Case

Thursday, May 2, 2013 | 8:12 pm

A 39-year-old Pasadena man is being held in lieu of $1.4 million bail, facing several felony charges for allegedly torturing, drugging and raping an unconscious 21-year-old woman at his home, police said this evening. The woman, whose name was withheld, remain... More »


South Pasadena Weekly Crime Summary April 24 – 30

Thursday, May 2, 2013 | 2:01 pm

The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities occurring in the City of South Pasadena. An alert and well-informed citizen makes you less of a target to a criminal. Remember; call the South Pasadena Polic... More »


Threat Prompts Police Presence at Pasadena High School

Thursday, May 2, 2013 | 7:11 am

An anonymous threat of violence increased the presence of police at Pasadena High School for today and tomorrow. The threat came in the form of a note, which did not specify who might commit the act and the writer appeared to be reporting the threat as secondh... More »