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A security guard sits in front of the Bank of the West branch on Thornton Rd. in Stockton that was robbed Wednesday by three men who took three hostages. Two suspects and a hostage were killed after a shootout with police.
3 hrs ago | News10.net
When Stockton Police Chief Eric Jones announced the hiring of 10 more officers Tuesday, it was the first time officers had been hired What voter-approved sales tax is funding in Stockton STOCKTON, CA - When Stockton Police Chief Eric Jones announced the hiring of 10 more officers Tuesday, it was the first time officers had been hired Check out this story on news10.net: http://on.news10.net/1u4yqPa STOCKTON - When Stockton Chief of Police Chief Eric Jones announced the hiring of 10 more officers Tuesday, it was the first time officers had been hired with funding from a voter-approved sales tax hike. Measure A sales tax revenue allowed the city to pay for another 120 officers.
4 hrs ago | RecordNET
STOCKTON - The Stockton Community Service Department is hosting its second annual Spooktacular Movie Night at West Point on Friday, Oct. 10. In addition to being the final movie of the Movies at the Point series that started this summer, it will be a kickoff to the celebration of Halloween. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., and the movie "Haunted Mansion" will begin at dusk.
8 hrs ago | RecordNET
The incident occurred at 9:50 p.m. in the 1000 block of North Wilson Way near East Acacia Street. One of the assailants began hitting one of the victims, then one of his accomplices pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the second victim, who attempted to knock the gun away, according to a report.
11 hrs ago | RecordNET
His brother, Touch Hak, who had been in a Texas detention center facing imminent deportation to Cambodia, now will be allowed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, to remain in this country for at least one year. The ruling is expected to enable 37-year-old Touch to donate one of his kidneys to 45-year-old Puthy.
16 hrs ago | RecordNET
STOCKTON - A man at South Union and Lafayette streets around 3 this morning was robbed at gunpoint, police said. The man was walking north on South Union to a friend's house when three men accosted him.
The vision through two decades has been the establishment of a museum honoring and chronicling the struggles and successes of Stockton's Filipino community. Exhibits for the museum are hidden for the moment in two storage units in north Stockton.
Alice Cooper, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the inventor of shock-rock during the 1970s, returns to Stockton on Nov. 25. Cooper, now opening for Motley Crue on its “farewell” tour, brings his band and once-outrageous act to the Bob Hope Theatre. It's his third Stockton appearance since June 15, 1977.
Last weekend was the 200th anniversary of when Francis Scott Key penned the Star Spangled Banner. He would have been proud of what LaTrice Hutchings did a few days earlier.
A Stockton police officer investigates the scene after a vehicle involved in a suspected bank robbery was stopped in the Northern California city. Three women were taken hostage by the alleged robbers; two were shot and thrown or leaped from the getaway vehicle, the other was killed.
Also on Monday, Stockton Police Chief Eric Jones announced an additional $5,000 reward in the case and put out a request for help in bringing in a 21-year-old person of interest wanted for questioning. A 16-year-old boy was arrested last Thursday on suspicion of being an accessory after the fact and assorted gang charges.
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For the 18th year, Chase Chevrolet in Stockton hosted the annual Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Car Show featuring the gamut from custom rods to classic Ford Mustangs to shiny chrome-plated, customized bicycles. All the free show asked of attendees was that they drop off a new, unwrapped toy at the Marine Corps Reserve booth, and by noon, many of the boxes were overflowing with stuffed animals, toy cars and puzzles.
The club meets from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays at the Chavez Library, 605 N. El Dorado St. STOCKTON - Parents and guardians of children diagnosed on the autism spectrum in San Joaquin Country can now apply for grant funding of up to $500 per year through the Carlos Vieira Foundation. The grant program offers direct assistance to Valley residents by providing educational tools, medical necessities, electronics and other products and services that help a child diagnosed with autism to flourish.
Nothing against Wilson Way, but it's not the happiest place on earth. Except, perhaps, at the corner of Wilson and Miner, where the Wilson Way Sign Guy works.
Two of the victims were girls ages 3 and 11. Stockton homicide detectives are looking into whether or not the two incidents, one at 2:15 a.m. and the other at 8:53 p.m., are related, but they hadn't disclosed any connections as of Sunday afternoon, according to Police Department spokesman Officer Joe Silva. What Silva could reveal Sunday was that the 27-year-old victim of the homicide, the 34th investigated by police this year, was a documented gang member.
Contact: Michael Villanueva at 957-5133 or at firstname.lastname@example.org . Contact the Mexican Heritage Center at 944-4522 or at email@example.com The one-time state correctional officer has turned to detective work in retirement, launching his own personal crusade to find and to honor San Joaquin County's Latino military veterans.
More so the upcoming hearing on Oct. 30, given that the parole board has previously approved his release. Gov. Jerry Brown reversed the board's decision in 2011.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:23 pm
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