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Driver ejected, killed after his big rig crash in Stockton


STOCKTON – A truck driver was killed after crashing into the parking lot of a Kentucky Fried Chicken in Stockton Tuesday afternoon.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the tractor-trailer was traveling north on Interstate 5 when it exited the Hammer Lane off-ramp.

CHP says the driver was killed by his own truck after he was ejected.

The big rig was empty and no other vehicles were involved.

CHP investigators think a blown tire started the crash. They also said the rig did not have seat belts.

The Hammer Lane off-ramp remains closed during the investigation and clean-up.

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Delta Blood Bank and Delta College host a blood drive on September 3rd at Delta College

Delta Blood Bank and Delta College host a blood drive on September 3rd at Delta College

Donating blood is indeed your gift of life to the community - none greater. Delta College will team up with the Delta Blood Bank to host a blood drive on Wed, Sept. 3, 10am - 3:30pm in U.pper Danner Hall.
Donors should be in good health, at least 110 pounds & have a government I.D. The process takes about an hour, which includes a medical screening & rest period with juice & cookie.
Delta Blood Bank: http://deltabloodbank.org/

Police: Bogus cop carjacks 62-year-old woman in Stockton


A 62-year-old woman fell victim to a carjacking plot by a man disguised as a police officer Sunday evening, according to Stockton police.

A report from the Stockton Police Department stated the woman arrived at her home on the 7300 block of Pacific Ave. around 10:30 p.m. when she was approached by a man claiming to be an undercover officer. The man told the woman he needed her to exit the vehicle in order to perform a field sobriety test.

When the woman refused, a struggle ensued and the man was able to overpower the woman and steal her vehicle.

The man was described as white, 41 to 44 years old, 6'1" tall and weighing 250 pounds.

The stolen car was a light green Chrysler Pacifica, license plate 5BMR831.


Stockton police: Man killed breaking up disturbance


Stockton police detectives are looking for two men in connection with the fatal shooting of another man they believe was simply trying to quell a disturbance after an attempted kidnapping. They also want to find the man who tried to take a little boy.

The shooting was on the 4500 block of Shelley Court inside of an apartment complex just before 8:23 Sunday evening, according to police. Officers found a 44-year-old man there who had been shot. He was transported to an area hospital to be treated but died. His name has not been released.

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Stockton teen killed in drive-by shooting


Police are asking for the public's help after a teenage father and husband was gunned down Saturday night.

Investigators said 17-year-old Alexis Sanchez was fatally wounded at about 11 p.m. outside a convenience store on the corner of Market and E streets. He was a passenger in a car that was shot at by gunmen in an SUV.

The driver of the victim's car realized his cousin had been shot and drove to a nearby home in the 2300 block of East Lindsay Street where he was able to call for help. Officers found Sanchez in the passenger seat suffering from at least one gunshot wound. Paramedics arrived and pronounced the young man dead.

Investigators have released surveillance video they said shows the moment Sanchez was shot.

"Everything indicates that whoever was inside that SUV targeted our victims's vehicle for some reason," Stockton Police Officer Joseph Silva said.