Just a few months after unarmed black teen Kendrec McDade was shot to death by Pasadena police officers -- we called him "the next Trayvon Martin" -- the Pasadena Police Department finds itself in familiar waters.
An ongoing probe into the investigative tactics of Detective Kevin Okamoto and Detect ... More >>
George Shatford, a 61-year-old resident at the Pasadena Residential Care Center, was apparently strangled to death on Monday evening, just around dinnertime.
Pasadena Police Department spokeswoman Tracey Ibarra says that Shatford is currently being examined by the L.A. County Coroner -- but she add ... More >>
As the investigation continues into 19-year-old Kendrec McDade's death by police gunfire on March 24, the scenario is looking worse and worse for the two Pasadena police officers who shot McDade.
Last Saturday, at a tense community meeting near the crime scene, Pasadena Police Chief Philip Sanchez ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with AUDIO of the 911 call that led to Kendrec McDade's death by the bullets of Pasadena police.
It appears 19-year-old college student and former high-school football star Kendrec McDade really is the next Trayvon Martin.
Pasadena police announced today that a resident who c ... More >>
Updated after the jump with further explanation from the Pasadena Police Department.
Originally posted at 9:45 a.m.
While the nation copes with the sickening murder of 17-year-old black boy Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watchman, we might have our own civil-rights battle to fight right here at ... More >>
Willow Glen AntiquesOh this old thing?Antique streetlights. Lovely, historical, romantical -- but not the first thing we'd think to steal if we were looking to break ourselves off a piece of some hard city resources. (L.A.'s freakishly intelligent sun-dial parking meters, for one, might be a ... More >>
Rudy Martinez had a badge, but he was never a cop.Rudy Martinez has come into the race for a powerful L.A. City Council seat like a breath of fresh air. Not only is he an outsider in a decidedly insider game, but he's a reality TV star (Flip This House) who's got his own money to put into the ... More >>
Fans went gangsta at the Rose Bowl.Updates after the jump with names of three additional suspect-siblings arrested (not four) and one suspect being released. See a post with video of the brawl here. First posted at 8:31 p.m. Saturday.
Each year we wonder when things are going to go too far. ... More >>
Police arrested 39-year-old Monica Avila for suspicion of attempted murder after she allegedly tried to run over a man with her car, then later threw a bag of urine at police, the Pasadena Star News reported.
Police responded to a call of trespassing Thursday morning around 3:30 in the 30 ... More >>