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Vandals strike Belmont neighborhood

Vandals strike Belmont neighborhood

Connor Rickson

April 15, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

The usually quiet city of Belmont experienced an unusually unpleasant night in the last few days of March. Between the night of March 29 and the morning of March 30, six vehicles and two homes were vandalized on Belmont Canyon Road. The suspect or suspects are currently unknown. The vandals tagged...

San Carlos gets new police chief

San Carlos gets new police chief

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


Filed under News

San Carlos will have a new police chief as of March 26. It was announced on March 8 that Capt. Mark Duri would be taking over Greg Rothaus as the police chief of the City of Good Living, according to the San Mateo Daily Journal. The process behind the promotion began with the city's sheriff. The sheriff compiled a list of six possible ca...

Redwood City residents and police officers bond over coffee

Redwood City residents and police officers bond over coffee

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under News

Residents of Redwood City and members of the Redwood City Police Force joined together at the Starbucks on Broadway to celebrate Coffee with a Cop day.  Coffee with a Cop is a national initiative that brings police personnel and civilians together to discuss issues and get to know each other on a person...

Redwood City mourns the death of Officer Gerardo Silva

Redwood City mourns the death of Officer Gerardo Silva

Ashlyn Wong, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017


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The Fox Theater hosted a memorial service for Officer Gerardo Silva of the Redwood City Police Department on Jan. 31 at 10 a.m. “The community is invited to attend the event to honor Officer Silva. We are expecting a large turnout of both law enforcement personnel and community members attending...

Chicago reaches 500th homicide of 2016

Chicago reaches 500th homicide of 2016

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

September 9, 2016


Filed under News

5oo homicides. 9 months. In a midwestern city widely known for its cold winters, murder and death have become so common that the Sun Times has created a Homicide Watch Chicago tab on their website. According to the Sun Times, on Sept. 5, five weeks after being stabbed in the chest by wife Y...

Dangerous prisoners live in San Francisco

Dangerous prisoners live in San Francisco

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016


Filed under News

On Jan. 22, three men escaped from a high security prison in Orange County CA. The three men stole a white van that was listed on Craigslist, and kidnapped a taxi driver at gun point. These men forced the driver to stay with them for a week so they could travel to the Bay Area. After four days o...

French police identify terrorist suspects from apartment raid

French police identify terrorist suspects from apartment raid

Justin Som, Staff Wrtier

November 19, 2015


Filed under News

On Nov. 19, French police officially identified terrorists from an apartment police raid on the prior day. The eight men taken into custody were identified by police, their names are yet to be released to the public. One woman committed suicide by blowing herself up, and was later identified as Hasna...

Tensions rise in Ferguson with shootings of two police officers

Tensions rise in Ferguson with shootings of two police officers

Becca Garner, Staff Writer

March 18, 2015


Filed under News, Top News

Two police officers were shot in the middle of riots in Ferguson, Missouri on Thursday morning. Both officers sustained severe wounds but were not in critical condition. On March 16, 2015, Jeffrey Williams came forward admitting he fired the two shots that hit the officers; however he denied that...

Belgian police stop terrorist plot

Belgian police stop terrorist plot

Stuart Vickery, Staff Writer

January 20, 2015


Filed under News

Belgian police halted a terrorist plot Thursday, Jan. 15 that aimed to kill police officers across the country. The United States has been collaborating with Belgium to prevent the attacks, an effort that culminated in a police raid on the terrorist forces. Following a firefight in Verviers between...

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