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Homeless return to Stockton encampment


 

A huge homeless encampment under a freeway in Stockton was visited by Caltrans on Friday, but the people living on state property weren’t evicted.

Stockton's violence prevention office sees new faces for new year


 

STOCKTON, CA – Working in the office of violence prevention in Stockton, Denise Manning can relate to the issues and problems she’s about to deal with. 

“When I was 16 I had a boyfriend who was stabbed to death.  He was buried on my 17th birthday,” said Manning.

Stockton church posts video of burglary suspects, seeks assistance


A church in Stockton is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying at least three burglary suspects caught on tape.

The crime occurred sometime last week, according to church members.

No suspects have yet been reported.

Suspect hospitalized in officer-involved shooting in Stockton


 

One suspect has been hospitalized in connection to an officer-involved shooting in Stockton.

Police said the incident happened on Stanislaus and Hemlock Street. 

No officers have been reported injured at this time. Stockton police are investigating the incident. 

14 confirmed ill after sealant is used in Manteca elementary school


 

The Manteca Fire Department has confirmed 13 students and one adult have complained of getting sick after a rubber sealant spray was used by a maintenance worker at Joshua Cowell Elementary School in Manteca.

The sealant, which is commonly used for cracks in doors and windows, was used on a HVAC system, according to fire officials. When the the HVAC system was turned on, the fumes spread into the classroom.

Four were transported to a hospital, and 10 were released to their parents or guardians.

The Manteca Unified School District made the following statement:

"Student safety is always our number one priority. A smell was reported in a classroom. The school responded by moving students to another room. Emergency services were called to investigate and five students were removed for further observation."

Stockton mayor moves to clean homeless tent city


 

STOCKTON, CA – Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva made good on a promise to have dumpsters and portable toilets delivered to a downtown Stockton homeless camp.  Silva and several volunteers quickly dove into piles of trash and it wasn’t long before the dumpsters, donated by Waste Management, were nearly full.

Stockton changes water treatment plan


 

Stockton is making a major change to improve the quality of its drinking water.