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Three Die in Violent East Pasadena Car Crash

Sunday, January 16, 2022 | 10:07 pm

The violent wreck of a car that may have flown off the Foothill 210 Freeway and crashed onto S. Michillinda Ave. below resulted in the deaths of three people Sunday night. Pasadena police Lt. Rudy Lemos said officers responding to Michillinda Ave. just south o... More »


Sheriff Says LA County Homicides, Auto Thefts Spiked During Pandemic

Thursday, January 13, 2022 | 6:06 am

Homicides and auto thefts spiked from 2019 to 2021 in areas policed by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Wednesday during a virtual town hall meeting. The LASD provides law enforcement to the Metro trains and buses in Pa... More »


Armed Robber Strikes at South Lake Avenue Walgreens

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 | 6:10 am

A man brandishing a pistol confronted a store clerk in the Walgreens on South Lake Avenue near Del Mar Blvd. about 8:36 p.m. Monday and demanded cash, police said. “He took cash from the cash drawer tray and tried to get cash from the register, but was unsucce... More »


Independent Police Auditor No Longer Working With City

Monday, January 10, 2022 | 5:56 pm

According to a city statement, the city is searching for a new independent police auditor (IPA). The City Council voted 7-1 to appoint Brian Maxey of Modern Policing to the position in June. But on Monday the city announced that Maxey was no longer serving in ... More »


Four High-Profile Pasadena Cases in Court This Week

Monday, January 10, 2022 | 5:00 am

This week, three high-profile Pasadena-related cases will move forward in the Pasadena Courthouse of the Los Angeles Superior Court and one in the County Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles. Here’s a brief profile of each of these cases. Monday, January 10, 8:3... More »