Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) called for a different kind of punishment for President Donald Trump on Monday.. “I think it’s time for [White House Chief of Staff] General [John] Kelly to give the president a time out,” Schiff said during an interview with Jake Tapper on CNN. “The country will definitely benefit from that.” Schiff was responding to a Monday morning message by Trump on Twitter. In the tweet, Trump accused Schiff of illegally making public classified information in a memo which the Democrats want released in response to another high security memo prepared by House Intelligence Committee Chairman...Read More
Author: Andre Coleman
City Manager Steve Mermell said he wants Pasadena police officers to start collecting information on the race, gender and age of people pulled over in traffic stops at the start of the next fiscal year. “I’d like to start it July1, 2019,” Mermell told the Pasadena Weekly. “I have to look at to see how it impacts the workload.” Assembly Bill 953 — also known as the Race and Identity Profiling Act (RIPA) — requires California police departments to start collecting that information and disclose whether they received consent to search the vehicle and details on the seizure of...Read More
In response to a story that first appeared in the Pasadena Weekly, the San Gabriel City Council on Tuesday voted 3-2 to nullify a controversial memorandum of understanding (MOU) that would allow police officers to work with immigration agents. “This was done administratively, meaning without council knowledge,” said Councilman Jason Pu. According to the Dec. 7 MOU, “the parties agree that effective enforcement of the laws related to Homeland Security investigations jurisdictions requires close cooperation and coordination between the two parties.” The memorandum was signed by San Gabriel Police Chief Eugene Harris and Joseph Macias, special agent in charge...Read More
2,224 American military service members (0 more than last week) were reported killed in Afghanistan since the war began in 2001, according to The Associated Press. 300 Americans have tried to join ISIS, NPR reported on Tuesday. So far, 12 Americans who have joined the group have returned home. 9 of the 12 Americans who joined ISIS and returned home have been arrested. 2 others among the three not arrested are known to law enforcement, but they have not been detained. 1 of the 3 returned to Syria and died as a suicide bomber. 0 Americans who joined ISIS have...Read More
The controversial former USC dean of medicine who lost his job and was forced to surrender his medical license amid revelations about his double life of drugs and prostitutes, including an event in a Pasadena hotel that prompted a local police investigation, is now part of another law enforcement probe. According to story that broke over the weekend in the Los Angeles Times, Dr. Carmen Puliafito, a Pasadena resident, called the Altadena Sheriff’s Station on Oct. 3 and reported that a baby was not breathing in an Altadena apartment on Lake Avenue. The three-week old child, Boaz Franko, could...Read More
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