Man Shot and Killed While Driving on Freeway in Stockton

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STOCKTON- The CHP has confirmed that a man was found dead in his car, killed in a shooting on the Interstate 5 transition to the Crosstown Freeway Tuesday night around 9:30pm. Officers found a car crashed up against the freeway barrier. The driver is only being described as a Hispanic man in his early to mid-20s. The section of the …

As Stockton Burns, Mayor Tubbs Watches Cartoons

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STOCKTON- Yesterday the third 5 alarm fire broke out in as many weeks. It was so huge it required outside assistance for firefighters from other agencies. The flames were so high they could be seen from as far away as Lodi and Tracy. Many people are wondering if it was another blaze inadvertently set by one of the city’s homeless …

9 Shot,1 Stabbed, 1 Beaten into Critical Condition: Stockton Sees Another Violent Weekend Including Mass Shooting

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STOCKTON- With violence on a steady uptick since the begging of April, May is starting off even worse. The weekend before last saw 3 people killed in Stockton in as many days. This last weekend proved to be even more violent with 10 people shot, one stabbed, and more shot at. One man was killed in a mass shooting at …

After 3,500 Service Calls/3 Homicides in 3 Days, Chief Jones Calls for Backup as Mayor Tubbs Plays on Twitter

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STOCKTON- Less than three months ago Stockton police Chief Eric Jones was celebrating how much crime was down (despite the fact that violent crime increased 1% from the previous violent year). Now after a violent month and deadly weekend, Jones told the press today he’ll be asking for help from outside resources like the CHP and federal agencies. While trying …

Stockton Police Arrest 17 Yr Old Who Shot At Them

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STOCKTON- Police have arrested a 17-year-old juvenile they suspect shot at police officers last night in the area of Airport Way and Market Street. On April 28th SPD conducted a traffic stop when suspect jumped out and fled on foot. As he was escaping he allegedly fired a shot at officers, missing them but striking a nearby residence. The suspect …

LGBT Staff of San Joaquin Pride Center Demand Removal of Director Nicholas Hatten

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STOCKTON- Staff members of the San Joaquin Pride Center have issued a letter of No Confidence in their director Nicholas Hatten to the organization’s board of directors. In the letter along with a six page listing of serious transgressions and allegations there are bombshell revelations of abuses that not only contradict the mission of the center, but also violate state …

14 Year Old Girl Shot in One of Several Shootings Across Stockton

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STOCKTON- Shortly after midnight a 14-year-old girl was shot when unknown suspects fired several shots into a residence on the 4200 block of Bastille Court in Weston Ranch. According to Stockton Police the suspects then fled in a newer model, light colored, 4-door sedan. The girl was transported to the hospital and treated for a non-life-threatening wound. No further suspect …

Reinvent Tracy: Homelessness, Nonprofits, and Politics

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TRACY- Homelessness was the hot topic that packed the house at last night’s city council meeting. This has been a hot button issue since April of 2018 when councilwoman Juana Dement proposed the city form a task force to study the issue in regards to public policy and availability of resources. Months later cities such as Stockton, Manteca and other …

Mayor Tubbs Ditches City Council Meeting For Personal Trip Out of Country…Again

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STOCKTON- Many residents were left wondering why Mayor Michael Tubbs was absent from last nights city council meeting. When they asked fellow council members they were told they also had no idea or explanation from the mayor whose few duties include chairing the meetings. For all intents he seemed to be a no show. To try to get an answer …

A Mother Claims Stockton Scholars is a Scam, Rejected Student Without Even Reviewing Application

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STOCKTON- “Stockton Scholars aims to dramatically increase the number of Stockton students who enter and complete higher education within the next ten years. We pursue this vision through: – a place-based, guaranteed scholarship* for Stockton public school kids starting with the class of 2019 – targeted support through the college application process, and – hosting events and campaigns that build …