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City Hall in Stockton. (CBS)

Stockton Becomes Most Populous City In Nation To Enter Bankruptcy

The people of Stockton will feel financial fallout for years after a federal judge ruled Monday to let the city become the most populous in the nation to enter bankruptcy.


City Hall in Stockton. (CBS)

Stockton Faces Off With Creditors In Bankruptcy Court

Lawyers for the California city of Stockton said Monday it has cut its budget and services to the bone and has no choice about trying to become the most populous U.S. city to enter bankruptcy.


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Stockton Principal Seizes School Newspaper Over Campus Safety Article

The principal of a Stockton high school stopped distribution of the school newspaper over concerns about a campus safety article which alleged revealed poor communication in lockdown drills and weapon on campus reports.


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NorCal Murder Suspect Lived With Girlfriend’s Rotting Corpse

A Stockton murder suspect lived with his girlfriend’s rotting corpse for months, according to prosecutors.


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California Spending Big On Healthcare While Shipping Inmates To Outside Hospitals

Healthcare for prisoners in California used to be so bad that a judge ruled it was unconstitutional and put a federal receiver in charge of fixing it.


Officials investigate the discovery of a body inside a trash can along Dublin Canyon Road in Pleasanton on May 24, 2012. (CBS)

Arrest Made In Killing Of Stockton Woman Found In Pleasanton Garbage Can

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the death of a Stockton woman whose body was found in a garbage can in Pleasanton in May.


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4 Dead In Apparent Stockton Retirement Home Murder-Suicide

Police say four people are dead in an apparent murder-suicide in California.


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Sheriff’s Deputies Shoot Shotgun-Toting Suspect In Stockton

The San Joaquin Sheriff’s department is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Stockton.


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DNA Test To Prove If Remains Found In ‘Speed Freak Killer’ Case Are Of Michaela Garecht

The mother of missing Hayward girl Michaela Garecht is hoping DNA testing will lead to closure in a case that has puzzled detectives for over two decades, and link the case to the infamous Speed Freak Killers.


Oakland A's pitcher Dallas Braden speaks to a reporter following an anti-violence community meeting in Stockton's Victory Park. (CBS)

A’s Pitcher Braden Calls Out Stockton Police At Anti-Violence Meeting

Oakland Athletics pitcher Dallas Braden was nearly removed from a community meeting in Stockton Wednesday evening after a heated exchange with the city’s police chief in which he called the chief a liar and said violence in his hometown is so bad he is moving out.