*+-“At the rate this violence is going, by summertime we’re going to be out of funds.”
*+-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.
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*+-Stabbing not a sign of rising gang violence says new Mission Police Captain.
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*+-Comunidad San Dimas works to keep incarcerated Mission youth from returning to gang life.
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*+-For some city residents, environmentally friendly buildings mean suffering and death.
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*+-Suspect in shooting at Papa Portrero's could face life in prison if convicted.
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*+-A new division in the gangs. The chief suspect was questioned and released 10 minutes before Sunday's shootings.
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*+-Residents applaud police response, but some worry about racial profiling.
*+-Two men slain, two held as suspects, and the neighborhood wonders what it all means.
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