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13 hrs ago | via Examiner.com
Just before midnight a call came into the police that a baby in a car seat carrier was found in the 900 block of Druid Hill Avenue in Pasadena. Rev. Raymond Showell and his wife coming home from church saw the baby carrier alongside the road and thought it was empty and were shocked to find a baby sitting in the seat. Comment?
14 hrs ago | via WCAX-TV Burlington
FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2015 file photo, Jerry Weintraub speaks at the HBO 2015 Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. Weintraub, the dynamic producer and manager who pushed the career of John Denver and produced s... . Comment?
Friday Jul 3 | via Pasadena Star-News
PASADENA >> Police chased down and arrested a parolee armed with a handgun who ran from officers late Thursday, officials said. Davion Laquan Ogletree, 23, of Pasadena was booked on suspicion of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, according to Pasadena police officials and Los Angeles County booking records. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 1 | via Pasadena Weekly
The March 2012 killing of Kendrec McDade, the 19-year-old black college student gunned down by two white Pasadena police officers who believed he was an armed robbery suspect, probably wouldn't have produced much newsprint if his shooting death had occurred during the 1950 Mainstream newspapers in those days rarely covered the violent passing of black people, or much else about them. When I was growing up white and middle class in Pasadena, none of my friends talked about police brutality against African Americans, or the need for civilian review boards. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 1 | via Pasadena Star-News
PASADENA >> A man tried unsuccessfully to rob and kidnap a woman inside a parking structure at the Paseo Colorado shopping mall in Pasadena Wednesday, officials said. Joshua Brandon McKnight, 19, of Pasadena was arrested in connection with alleged crimes, which took place about 10:50 a.m. in the parking structure of the mall in the 200 block of East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena police Lt. Comment?
Thursday Jun 25 | via Los Angeles Times
Activists and family members of Kendrec McDade rally outside Pasadena City Hall in April 2012. McDade's mother, Anya Slaughter, holds a photo of her son, who was shot to death by police. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 24 | via LA Daily News
Pasadena filed a lawsuit Wednesday to recover the money stolen in a $6.4 million embezzlement scheme over the past 10 years. The complaint names Montclair resident Danny Wooten , his wife Laveta Wooten, his alleged accomplices Tyrone Collins and Melody Jenkins, the two churches that Wooten led and Collins Electric. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 24 | via Autzen Zoo
Nov 15, 2013; Pasadena, CA, USA; General view of an alternative black UCLA Bruins helmet on the sidelines during the game against the Washington Huskies at Rose Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The incident, as it is being called, between Diddy and UCLA Strength Coach Sal Alosi is something that should never have happened. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 23 | via San Marino Tribune
A woman whose husband was struck and killed by stray gunfire outside their home in Pasadena on Christmas Day 2012 testified Monday, June 22 that she heard what she initially thought was fireworks and then saw her husband on the ground. Shelly McClinton told the Los Angeles Superior Court jury hearing the case against Larry Darnell Bishop Jr. and Jerron Donald Harris that her husband, Victor, had gone outside to walk a friend out to his car when she heard "what I thought were fireworks." Comment?
Monday Jun 22 | via Patch.com
Shelly McClinton told the jury that her husband, Victor, had gone outside to walk a friend out to his car when he was shot. A woman whose husband was struck and killed by stray gunfire outside their home in Pasadena on Christmas Day 2012 testified today that she heard what she initially thought was fireworks and then saw her husband on the ground. Comment?
Thursday Jun 18 | via Pasadena Star-News
A woman reacts as the names of the people killed are read during a prayer service for those who lost their lives at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Carolina in the prayer garden on the campus of Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, Calif., on Thursday, June 18, 2015. PASADENA>> Prayers for the families of the victims in Charleston, prayers for the community, prayers for a safe place to mourn were made during a prayer service Thursday afternoon at Fuller Theological Seminary. Comment?
Thursday Jun 18 | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
The FBI is seeking “The Bluto Bandit” in connection with three bank robberies and three “casing” incidents throughout Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties between June 10, 2015, and June 16, 2015. The suspect is pictured in this bank surveillance photo during a June 16, 2015, robbery at a Chase bank branch in unincorporated Pasadena. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 10 | via KAUZ
Tapper, the third new host of a Sunday morning public affairs show to debut within th... A GOP-controlled Senate panel has blocked President Barack Obama's request for $50 million to pay for legal help for unaccompanied immigrant children coming to the United States after fleeing violence in... A GOP-controlled Senate panel on Wednesday blocked President Barack Obama's request for $50 million to pay for legal help for unaccompanied immigrant children coming to the United States after fleeing violence in... New York City is dumping the private company that delivers health care in its jails after a year of scrutiny over high-profile deaths of mentally ill inmates and a city probe that found the company hired felons and... New York City is dumping the private company that delivers health care in its jail system after a year of scrutiny over the high-profile deaths of mentally ill inmates. Comment?
Jun 5, 2015 | via Noozhawk
Two men were arrested last week for allegedly installing a debit card skimming device and miniature cameras on two ATMs on Santa Barbara's State Street, and are believed to be responsible for several other similar cases throughout Southern California, police said. Mike Vartabedian, 42, of Pasadena and Hagop Krikor Soukiassian, 37, of Glendale, were arrested May 30 for the crimes of burglary, conspiracy, and possession or use of a scanning device with the intent to defraud, according to Sgt. Comment?
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