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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
UPDATE: 2 Lanes Opened Following Big Rig Crash

UPDATE: 2 Lanes Opened 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.
Brush Fire at Monrovia, Arcadia Border Burns 5 Acres, Vehicles

Brush Fire at Monrovia, Arcadia Border Burns 5 Acres, Vehicles

The brusher was reported shortly after 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9.
Carport Fire Destroys Eight Cars in Monrovia

Carport Fire Destroys Eight Cars in Monrovia

A malfunction in one of the parked vehicles sparked the fire, according to the Monrovia Fire Department.
Wrong-Way Driver Causes Three-Car Collision in Monrovia

Wrong-Way Driver Causes Three-Car Collision in Monrovia

The collision occurred about 1:15 a.m. in the middle lane of the westbound Foothill Freeway east of Huntington Drive.
Former Baldwin Park Police Chief Sues City

Former Baldwin Park Police Chief Sues City

Lili Hadsell filed the lawsuit Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court
Man Died in Monrovia Car Crash IDed

Man Died in Monrovia Car Crash IDed

Haig Kailedjian, 19, of Glendale died at the scene, coroner's Assistant Chief Ed Winter said.
Gas Leak Closes Down Monrovia Shopping Center

Gas Leak Closes Down Monrovia Shopping Center

Monrovia Fire is on scene behind the King Ranch Market on W. Huntington Drive correcting problem.
Man Shot in the Face in Duarte

Man Shot in the Face in Duarte

There was no indication that the shooting was gang-related, although it remains under investigation.
San Gabriel Valley Man Faces Possible Murder Charges After Crashing Stolen Vehicle

San Gabriel Valley Man Faces Possible Murder Charges After Crashing Stolen Vehicle

Richard John Villareal, of Arcadia, was arrested at the scene of the crash, which occurred on Monday.
Hypnotist Bandit May Be Linked to Third San Gabriel Valley Bank Robbery

Hypnotist Bandit May Be Linked to Third San Gabriel Valley Bank Robbery

The suspect was described as white or Hispanic, 6-foot-2 to 6-foot-4, 190 to 200 pounds and about 30 years old. He has stubble growth and a goatee and a tattoo with a faded red heart with bl
Detectives Investigate Infant Death in San Gabriel Valley

Detectives Investigate Infant Death in San Gabriel Valley

Detectives were called to the Greater El Monte Community Hospital in South El Monte Tuesday night to investigate the circumstances of the death of Rudy Carillo Jr.
Two Men Convicted of Starting Colby Fire

Two Men Convicted of Starting Colby Fire

The Colby Fire consumed 1,952 acres, destroyed five homes and damaged 17 others while injuring six people, including five firefighters.