California’s extraordinary rate of prison homicides is rekindling a debate over whether the state needs to further reduce its prison population to ensure inmates’ safety.
A city that had been plagued with a record number of homicides in 2012 also experienced surprisingly high numbers in the area of tourism.
An argument apparently led to Stockton’s 70th murder early Saturday morning when police found a man dying from stab wounds.
The Stockton Police Department is investigating three possible homicides Monday night at an assisted living center and another, unrelated killing.
Stockton is on pace this year to break its record murder rate. Tuesday night, the bankrupt city voted to pay $215,000 for yet another plan to stop violent crime.
Two people were fatally shot at an apartment complex in Rancho Cordova on Tuesday night.
The Stockton Police Department has seized 574 firearms since the beginning of the year, the department announced on Friday.
A 46th person has been killed in Stockton this year. The latest homicide for crime-plagued city happened late Monday night when a man was shot in the head.