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Major Bay Area Cities See Decline in Homicides

January 7, 2014 | 8:00 am

Major Bay Area Cities See Decline in Homicides

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While property crimes are on the rise, homicides fell in San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose and Richmond.

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March 8, 2013 | 12:17 pm

Bay Area Counties Rank High in California Youth Homicide Rates

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A new statewide study reports seven counties in and around the Bay Area among the top 10 statewide in youth homicide rates. In its third annual review the Washington, D.C.-based Violence Policy Center says firearms, usually handguns, are the weapon most commonly used in the homicide of young people, defined as youth ages 10-24.

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May 11, 2011 | 2:47 pm

Three Dead Following Shooting at SJSU

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Police are investigating a deadly shooting at San Jose State University. Campus police say the shooting happened Tuesday night in a university parking garage. Three people died, including the suspected gunman. Police believe the victims knew each other and say the incident was not random. The Associated Press reports: Investigators have not released a possible […]

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