Stockton Homicide Rate
Stockton made national headlines after a year of violence ended with a record-breaking murder rate. Now closing in on another year, the city’s homicide numbers are drastically down from 71 to 32.
Cash-strapped department in bankrupt city is getting a chance to beef up its enforcement after Measure A increased sales tax in the city.
A Stockton family murdered as they slept in their own home was remembered Sunday night.
Matthew Luke, 25, is accused of causing a chain reaction crash after he had been drinking. Officers say he had a .05 BAC three hours after the accident.
If passed by more than 50 percent of voters, Measure A would increase Stockton’s sales tax to 9 percent. Measure B would tell city leaders to spend 65 percent of that new revenue on law enforcement, and 35 percent on getting out of bankruptcy.
Surveillance video released by Stockton Police shows a car driving by that apparently stops off camera. Two teens walk up to the car and riddle it with bullets.
A new iPhone app is currently being beta tested that would allow people to report pictures of graffiti, broken glass, or litter around town.
The Stockton City Council is outlining its plan for the city to emerge from Chapter 9 bankruptcy, while it wonders why it’s not getting the same assistance from the federal government as Detroit.
Candles and trinkets mark where five people were shot Tuesday night outside a corner market. The city’s 20th murder this year remains unsolved.
Police have arrested a teenager wanted for killing another teen in Stockton on Friday.
Stockton police say one person was killed during an attempted home invasion robbery overnight, but just who did the shooting is unclear at this point.
A homicide suspect is on the run from police after killing a Stockton teen Friday evening.