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Two Shot At La Pintoresca Park on Monday Night

Monday, October 19, 2020 | 9:44 pm

A man and woman were shot when a barrage of gunfire erupted at La Pintoresca Park in Pasadena late Monday, authorities said. The incident took place about 7:50 p.m. at the park, where a memorial to 32-year-old Anthony McClain has been set up since he was kille... More »


Wanted Suspect Wearing Wig, Silicone Mask Arrested in Pasadena

Monday, October 19, 2020 | 6:29 pm

Despite wearing a wig and a silicone mask in an effort to disguise his identity, a tip led police in Pasadena to arrest a wanted man they had been seeking on Monday afternoon, officials said. Officers were notified about 3:45 p.m. that Richard Phillip Torres, ... More »


Police Chief to Discuss Rising Gun Violence at Public Safety Committee

Monday, October 19, 2020 | 1:00 am

Pasadena Police Chief John Perez is expected to offer an update on incidents of gun violence and the increasing number of guns confiscated this year at a meeting of the City Council’s Public Safety Committee at 3 p.m. Wednesday. In late August, Perez said his ... More »


19-Year-Old Driver Severely Injured in Pasadena Crash

Sunday, October 18, 2020 | 10:27 am

A 19-year-old man was hospitalized with major injuries this weekend after a two-car collision along Mountain Street in Pasadena sent his car careening into a tree, authorities said. The crash took place about 8 a.m. Friday at Mountain Street and Holliston Aven... More »


Young Man Found Dead at Pasadena Motel, Investigation Underway

Saturday, October 17, 2020 | 11:40 am

Police and coroner’s officials were investigating the death of a 21-year-old man at a Pasadena motel on Saturday morning, authorities said. The death was reported about 7:30 a.m. at a motel in the 2000 block of East Colorado Boulevard, according to Pasadena po... More »


Pasadena Updates Guidance for Small Gatherings

Friday, October 16, 2020 | 4:09 pm

This week, the state updated its guidance to allow private gatherings of three or fewer households, as long as the private gathering is outdoors, everyone wears a cloth face covering and keeps at least six feet of physical distance, food is in single-serve dis... More »


Toddler Found Wandering Alone in Pasadena; Family Located 6 Hours Later

Friday, October 16, 2020 | 8:08 am

[UPDATED] Police on Friday morning located the family of a 3-year-old girl who was found wandering by herself in Pasadena in the middle of the night, officials said. The child was spotted by herself at Wilson Avenue and Yolo Street just before 2 a.m., Pasadena... More »


Attacker Sought Following Car-to-Car Shooting in Pasadena

Thursday, October 15, 2020 | 8:49 am

Two men were fired upon but escaped injury in a car-to-car shooting in Pasadena early Thursday, officials said. The attack took place just before 3:30 a.m. at North Marengo Avenue and Penn Street, said Pasadena police Lt. Anthony Russo. Two men were driving wh... More »


Old Pasadena Truck Attack Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

Thursday, October 15, 2020 | 5:46 am

[UPDATED] A San Gabriel Valley man accused of driving a truck loaded with weapons into a crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters in Old Town Pasadena pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges. Benjamin Jong Ren Hung, 28, of San Marino, is charged with one ... More »