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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Hearing Set For Man, Woman in Cold Case Altadena Murder

Hearing Set For Man, Woman in Cold Case Altadena Murder

Darryl Lamont Johnson and Dominique Raquel Evans are each charged with a single count of murder and a sentence-enhancing gang allegation.
Police Blotter For Altadena

Police Blotter For Altadena

These are some crimes committed in Altadena between Aug. 8 and Aug. 10
Elderly Man Unhurt When His Car Goes Into Pool

Elderly Man Unhurt When His Car Goes Into Pool

The incident occurred Sunday, Aug. 17.
L.A. Sheriff's Sergeant Files Whistleblower Lawsuit

L.A. Sheriff's Sergeant Files Whistleblower Lawsuit

Sgt. Philip Brooks, a 31-year-old veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, filed the whistleblower suit Thursday.
Sheriff Looking For a Few Good Teens in Altadena

Sheriff Looking For a Few Good Teens in Altadena

Applications are now being accepted for the Los Angeles County sheriff's Explorer Program for the Altadena station.
Update: 2 Lanes Reopened Following Big Rig Crash

Update: 2 Lanes Reopened Following Big Rig Crash

All lanes were closed on the westbound 210 Freeway in Pasadena because of the crash and rush hour traffic was going to be snarled.
V.I.D.A. Accepting Applications For Its At-Risk Youth Program

V.I.D.A. Accepting Applications For Its At-Risk Youth Program

VIDA means life in Spanish. Open Enrollment for the Altadena VIDA program is Aug. 11th at 5 p.m.
Sheriff's Altadena Station Hosting Potluck

Sheriff's Altadena Station Hosting Potluck

The event is set for Tuesday, Aug. 5 at Farnsworth Park.
H&R Driver Strikes Several Vehicles, Ends up in Tree

H&R Driver Strikes Several Vehicles, Ends up in Tree

The crash was reported about 6:40 p.m. on the eastbound side, near Lankershim Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Los Angeles County Cops Accepting At Risk Youth

Los Angeles County Cops Accepting At Risk Youth

The goal of V.I.D.A is to put at-risk youth on the right track through military structured activities that promote integrity and confidence.
L.A. Coroner Lt. Dies in Wyoming MC Crash

L.A. Coroner Lt. Dies in Wyoming MC Crash

Joe Bale, 52, was fatally injured about 1:30 p.m. Sunday near Jackson Hole, said coroner's Assistant Chief Ed Winter.
Pileup on Altadena's Interstate 5 Snarls A.M. Traffic

Pileup on Altadena's Interstate 5 Snarls A.M. Traffic

The crash was reported on the southbound side, at Osborne Street
Toddler Found Safe in Arizona With Relatives

Toddler Found Safe in Arizona With Relatives

Mariah Salguero had been the object of a CARE Alert following her abduction Wednesday.
Callers Posing as Court Officers With Warrants Prompt Sheriff's Alert

Callers Posing as Court Officers With Warrants Prompt Sheriff's Alert

Lt. Sheri Anderson, Fraud & Cyber Crimes Bureau, warns the public not to give out money, personal info, over the phone.
Toddler Taken by Her Parents From Courthouse Prompts Amber Alert

Toddler Taken by Her Parents From Courthouse Prompts Amber Alert

Mariah Salguero's parents took her out of the courtroom following the hearing.
Woman in Freeway Beating Files Civil Rights Lawsuit Against CHP

Woman in Freeway Beating Files Civil Rights Lawsuit Against CHP

Attorneys for Marlene Pinnock say the assault was "tantamount to attempted murder."
County Re-Offers $20,000 Reward in 2013 Killing in Altadena

County Re-Offers $20,000 Reward in 2013 Killing in Altadena

On Feb. 16, 2013, two horseback riders discovered 26-year-old Marcus Anthony Nieto dead on the trail in the 3800 block of Canon Boulevard.