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VIDEO: Group remembers military serving overseas

STOCKTON, CA - This time of the year is usually filled with holiday planning and preparation.

So, it can be easy to forget those who are serving in the military overseas.

However, Friday afternoon, a group of people made a lot of noise to make sure residents didn't forget.

People driving through the intersection of El Dorado and Alpine saw giant American flags and signs that read Merry Christmas "U.S. Army" and "Thank You."

Complaints pile up against Stockton monument company

STOCKTON, CA - A Stockton family has joined two dozen other people to complain about a company that's struggling to deliver it's product of monuments.

Gabriel and Raul Silvestre lost a loved one in June and were promised a monument for a grave site by October. 

But, San Joaquin Monument still hasn't delivered and a check with the Better Business Bureau shows 25 total complaints against the company, which has an "F" grade.

"I'm going to take care of all these problems. I'll contact my customers," San Joaquin Monument's Sisto Gelsomini said last week. 

However, the Silvestres, who paid more than $1,200 for a monument, still haven't heard anything.

"My grandfather passed away and now we're trying to get the monument of him," Gabriel Silvestre said. "There's nothing being said to us. We paid in full but they're not telling us anything."

Stockton tenant may have lived with dead body for months

STOCKTON, CA - Apartment managers who evicted a tenant suspected of vandalizing his unit, made a grisly discovery when they inspected the damage.

Building manager Mike Haddad found a badly decomposed body Monday afternoon in the bathroom of unit 300 at the Julienne Apartments at 517 Channel Street.

"I opened up the door and I saw two feet sticking out of a sleeping bag," Haddad said.  "So I pulled back the top of the sleeping bag and there was no face."

Although police said the gender could not immediately be determined because of the advanced state of decomposition, Haddad was certain the body was that of a woman.

After an initial examination in the apartment building, the body was finally removed Tuesday afternoon.

Stockton police spokesman Officer Pete Smith said the evicted tenant, Devon Epps, 26, was being sought for questioning.

Stockton crews rescue woman from car in river

STOCKTON, CA - A woman was rescued from a car after it was submerged in the Calaveras River Thursday around 2:53 p.m.

A car driving on River Road, a half mile from Interstate 5, sunk on the south bank of the river, Stockton Fire Chief Battalion Chief Michael Lillenthal said.

The driver was able to make it out of the car by the time fire crews arrived at the scene. However, the female passenger had to be rescued by divers, Lillenthal said.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Lillenthal said the extent of her injuries is unknown.

Stockton child hit by car

STOCKTON, CA - A child is at UC Davis Medical Center after being hit by in a car in Stockton Wednesday afternoon.

The 3-year-old was hit on Bridle Path Place, Stockton Police Officer Pete Smith said.

Crews at the scene had to work to free the child who was trapped under the car. He was later airlifted to UC Davis medical center, Smith said.

The child's condition is unknown at this time, but doctors were able to stabilize his condition.

Smith said circumstance leading up to the incident are unclear.