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Listen Local: Murder Case, Media in Crisis

In this week’s episode of Listen Local, we discuss an ongoing homicide case and ongoing media meltdown. New evidence has surfaced in the investigation into the early September murder of 14-year-old Rashawn Williams. Focus has...
Shotwell softball team, Frank Peña kneeling on right in the early '80s. (Courtesy of Louis Lucero)

A Life and Death on Shotwell

Frank Peña was murdered in September due to Norteño-on-Norteño gang violence, police say. But the story of his life—and death—shows how difficult escaping one's past can be.

10.23.09

TGIF! It’s almost t-minus one week to Halloween, and despite having sworn that this year I would really do it right and plan my costume way in advance, my current idea is little more than...
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DNA Profiling: You May Be Next

The ACLU claims California DNA collection law violates civil rights.