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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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Giselle Esteban Sentenced to 25 Years for Michelle Le’s Murder

December 10, 2012 | 10:52 am

Giselle Esteban Sentenced to 25 Years for Michelle Le’s Murder

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(BCN) Giselle Esteban, the woman convicted of murdering nursing student Michelle Le in May 2011, was sentenced in Alameda County Superior Court this  morning to 25 years to life in prison. In her trial, prosecutors contended that Esteban killed Le, a  former friend and high school classmate, because she mistakenly believed that  Le was having a […]

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