Man pleads not guilty to killing and dismembering his wife; LAPD may change policy on releasing body cam videos

Murder: A 56-year-oldhomeless man pleaded not guilty to charges that he killed and dismembered his wife in Pasadena and then set her remains on fire in the parking lot of the Cypress Park Home Depot. Valentino Gutierrez, who allegedly transported his wife’s remains from Pasadena to Cypress Park on a Metro Gold Line train, faces a life sentence in prison if convicted. Pasadena Now

Video: The LAPD would release body cam and other department videos of officers involved in “critical incidents” 45 days after they take place under a new proposal awaiting review by the Police Commission. The department under Chief Charlie Beck has resisted efforts to make the videos public. L.A. Times

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