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Accused 22-year-old Corey King Sent to a State Mental Health Hospital

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 | 6:16 pm

Corey King, a 22-year-old Altadena man, accused of killing a woman and three of her daughters before setting their Lancaster home on fire, was today ordered sent to a state mental health hospital until he’s considered competent to stand trial. King was evaluat... More »


Hearing Extended for Accused Arsonist

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 | 5:45 am

A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Tuesday extended the preliminary hearing for a man accused of starting a fire at a Pasadena boarding home that killed two other men. Judge Elaine Lu postponed Garth Allen Robbins’ hearing to either June 24 or Aug.... More »


Pasadena Fire Department Offers Water Safety Tips

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 | 3:35 pm

With kids out of school for the summer months, water activity is a fun and cost effective way to beat the heat. The Pasadena Fire Department reminds the public that drowning is one of the top five leading causes of death for children under five and it only tak... More »


Status Conference Set for Altadena’s Corey King

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 | 6:58 am

A status conference is scheduled this morning for Corey King, an Altadena man accused of killing a woman and three of her daughters before setting their Lancaster home on fire in 2008. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. The status conference is schedul... More »


Untruthful 911 Caller to Serve Three Months in Jail

Monday, June 17, 2013 | 6:08 pm

The man who lied about making an untruthful 911 called that triggered the shooting death of a 19-year-old man by Pasadena police will serve three months in jail. Oscar Carrillo-Gonzalez, 28, reached a deal with the Pasadena City Attorney Monday and pleaded gui... More »


Man Leaps to Death from Old Pasadena Parking Structure

Monday, June 17, 2013 | 5:40 am

A 22-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping off a parking structure in Old Pasadena on Saturday at around 4 a.m., police said. Pasadena Police Lt. Jason Clawson said investigators believed the victim committed suicide, the Los Angeles Times report... More »


Police Search Door-to-Door for Shooter, Close Allen Ave.

Monday, June 10, 2013 | 6:26 pm

The 100 block of North Allen Avenue was closed for more than two hours this afternoon in response to a “shots fired” call where it necessitated police closing down three floors of an apartment complex to locate any possible suspects or shooting victims. Po... More »


Local Man Charged with D.U.I, Hit and Run, and Child Endangerment

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 | 6:23 pm

A June 11 preliminary hearing has been scheduled for Pasadena resident Jeremy Millan Drew who was booked on suspicion of felony drunken and was being held at the Men’s Central Jail on the outskirts of Downtown Los Angeles, authorities said. Drew, 39, was cha... 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 »


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 »


Pasadena Police Add Extra Security Measures To Large-Scale Events

Thursday, April 18, 2013 | 3:10 pm

The recent terrorist bombing in Boston has prompted public inquiries into security measures for similar large crowd events being held in Pasadena. Although there have not been any threats towards the City of Pasadena, or any specific venue, the Pasadena Police... More »