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Street Light Thieves End Police Pursuit With Crash into House
A pair of men who allegedly knocked over historic brass street lamps in Pasadena led police on a high-speed pursuit that ended with the suspects crashing into a Highland Park home, according to KTLA. The suspects were spotted removing the 50-year-old lights from Orange Grove Boulevard near the Tournament of Roses House, and the police were called to the scene.
The culprits fled, but evaded the cops and hopped on the 110 Freeway. A chase followed, with speeds nearing the 100mph mark. Ultimately the suspects turned their van off the freeway at Avenue 52, but the chase came to an end when they crashed into a home at Avenue 52 and Aldama Street. The two gave chase on foot, but both were caught, and arrested.
Authorities believe the men planned to sell the brass lights as scrap metal, and may also have been behind other local thefts.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.