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Slaying of popular barber rocks Pasadena

PASADENA – A tragic shooting rocked Pasadena this week, as popular barber King King was shot and killed near his business in the 900 block of East Washington Boulevard. The victim owned King King Barbershop in Pasadena. Star-News reporter Brenda … Continue reading

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McFarland switches lawyers

PASADENA – In a shocking development in the Kelvin “Sgt. Mac” McFarland case, his lawyer Bill Paparian has been “relieved of his duties.” The court declared a conflict of interest in the case and allowed Paparian to cease representing McFarland … Continue reading

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Multiple gun shot wounds killed Laguan in Pasadena

Marvin Laguan, the 18-year-old Alhambra man shot and killed in the 400 block of North Mar Vista Avenue in Pasadena, died from multiple gun shot wounds to his torso, according to a report released Monday by the Los Angeles County … Continue reading

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Flintridge Center’s Ricky Pickens walks the line

PASADENA – Ricky Pickens walks a fine line between city officials and some of the city’s toughest gang members. Pickens’ balancing act is part of his role as director of intervention and prevention of the Flintridge Center in Northwest Pasadena. … Continue reading

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Pasadena man shot celebrating friend’s release from jail

PASADENA – Marvin Laguan, 18, of Alhambra was shot and killed in the 400 block of North Mar Vista Avenue late Monday night, according to the Pasadena Police Department. Laguan was talking to his girlfriend when a man approached and … Continue reading

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Pasadena Police open up on prostitution bust

PASADENA – After an afternoon of phone calls and conversations about the Pasadena Police Department’s obligation to release the names of those arrested in a recent prostitution ring, police Chief Phillip Sanchez complied Monday with the Star-News request for the … Continue reading

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Former Altadena resident Rodney King arrested again on DUI charges

Former Altadena resident Rodney King was arrested Tuesday for driving under the influence, just the latest run in with the law for the troubled national figure.  Officials from the Moreno Valley Police Department reported King had committed “multiple infractions” while … Continue reading

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