José Luis Anthony Escobar, de 19 años de edad, era el mayor de siete hijos. Escobar quiso encargarse de su familia cuando su padrastro fue asesinado el primero de septiembre en el estacionamiento de un...
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Jose Luis Anthony Escobar, 19, the oldest of seven children, wanted to take care of his family after his stepfather was shot and killed in a Taco Bell parking lot on Sept. 1. “He felt...
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Pasted in the window of a dormant pizzeria on 18th Street was a familiar notice from the Department of Public Works: a letter, dated Oct. 2, demanding the landlord remove small taggings from the window...
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A 19-year-old man, identified as Jose Escobar by the San Francisco medical examiner, was shot and killed near 16th and Valencia streets early Saturday morning, police said. Neighbors and merchants fear the homicide shows a...
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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A new division in the gangs. The chief suspect was questioned and released 10 minutes before Sunday's shootings.
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