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    Suspect at large after Claremont car chase

    A suspect is still at large after a wild vehicle pursuit led to a foot pursuit through the Village Wednesday evening. Police first picked up on a stolen Jeep Cherokee in the area of Indian Hill Boulevard and Scripps Avenue just after 6:30 p.m., Lt. Aaron Fate of the Claremont Police Department said. The car did not yield, and a chase began, moving through a residential neighborhood on Scripps before going back towards Indian Hill. Check out our slideshow from the incident. Photo by Helen Arase

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Claremont police release robbery video

Claremont police released dramatic surveillance footage of an armed robbery at the Shell gas station that occurred on Sunday morning. In the 45 second long video, the suspect, described by police as a Caucasian or Hispanic man aged 35-40, is seen brandishing a small chrome revolver and demanding cash from the station clerk. He was seen wearing a New York Yankees baseball cap, sunglasses, a yellow surgical mask, a blue long-sleeved shirt and jean shorts. Check out the video by clicking our STORY link.

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Police need help identifying suspects in home burglary

On Wednesday, August 10 at approximately 1 p.m., two men were involved in a residential burglary in the 500 block of Ridgefield Drive in Claremont. The suspects smashed a bathroom window to gain entry into the residence then stole a large amount of jewelry before fleeing the area. Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspects should contact the Claremont Police Department Detective Bureau at (909) 399-5420.

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Claremont UCC hires new pastors

Claremont United Church of Christ has hired a married couple, Jen Strickland and Jacob Buchholz, to be co-pastors of the church. They were officially hired on July 31, however Monday was their first full day as Claremont residents and this Sunday will be their first leading the congregation. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff

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Two suspects arrested for multiple burglaries

Claremont police arrested an Azusa man and a juvenile Monday afternoon on suspicion of committing a number of residential burglaries throughout the city. A resident on the 3800 block of Shelter Grove Drive reported seeing two suspects, later identified as 18-year-old Kevin Trejo and a 17-year-old juvenile from Pomona, walking out of a back yard of a nearby home at approximately 12:13 p.m., Sgt. Robert Ewing of the Claremont Police Department said.

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Armed robber hits Shell station at Foothill and Towne Avenue

A man wearing a yellow surgical mask entered the Shell gas station on the 1000 block of West Foothill Boulevard at about 8:25 a.m., brandished a small chrome revolver and demanded cash, according to Sgt. Robert Ewing of the Claremont Police Department.

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Lee and Claire celebrate 70 years of marriage

“It would probably be an exaggeration to say it was love at first sight, but it was pretty close to it,” Lee McDonald says of the first time he laid eyes on his wife Claire. The McDonalds, who celebrated their 70th anniversary last weekend, took time Tuesday to talk to the COURIER about their lasting love and a shared life spent mainly in the City of Trees.

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CHS football gearing up for another strong season

CHS football is gearing up for their first scrimmage of the 2016 season on August 26 against Norte Vista at home. To get ready coach Coco Jarin is focusing on fitness and mental toughness to, “Get them ready for the big fight.” He also told his team to celebrate every victory like it is the championship game. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff

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