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Santa Maria Sun
Reclaiming a community: Santa Maria's skyrocketing street gang violence is met with resilience and hope by local government, organizations, churches, and citizens converging in the One Community Action CoalitionThe following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] -
Reclaiming a community: Santa Maria's skyrocketing street gang violence is met with resilience and hope by local government, organizations, churches, and citizens converging in the One Community Action Coalition
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 2 days ago
The following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] - Volume 16, Issue 48 Share:Reclaiming a community: Santa Maria's skyrocketing street gang violence is met with resilience and hope by local government, organizations,... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Teen Mother Accused of Killing Newborn Appears in CourtA 15-year-old Santa Maria mother appeared today for her first time in front of
Teen Mother Accused of Killing Newborn Appears in Court
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 4 days ago
A 15-year-old Santa Maria mother appeared today for her first time in front of a judge for allegedly killing her newborn. Santa Maria police were called to a house during mid-January and when they arrived they found the newborn dead. Safe... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Family of Double Shooting Victim Says He Was the Father of Four ChildrenSanta Maria, Calif - Concerns continue to grow among Santa Maria residents afte
Family of Double Shooting Victim Says He Was the Father of Four Children
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 7 days ago
Santa Maria, Calif - Concerns continue to grow among Santa Maria residents after all of the violence that has been happening in the city. On Friday, the Santa Maria Police Department revealed the identity of the two people killed during a double... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
All Fire Stations in Santa Barbara County Part of Safely Surrendered Baby ProgramThe birth of a baby could be considered a blessing for most people. It can also
All Fire Stations in Santa Barbara County Part of Safely Surrendered Baby Program
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 8 days ago
The birth of a baby could be considered a blessing for most people. It can also be a crisis for some women, and Santa Barbara County officials want the public to know that there are safe options. Santa Maria Police arrested a 15-year-old teenage... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
Three homicides in Santa Maria in less than 7 hoursThe following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] -
Three homicides in Santa Maria in less than 7 hours
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 9 days ago
The following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] - Volume 16, Issue 47 Share:By DAVID MINSKY “I thought this side of the town was the safest,” 52-year-old Annette Blanco... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
Cry for youthThe following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] -
Cry for youth
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 9 days ago
The following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] - Volume 16, Issue 47 Tears and memories are all that’s left after someone close to you dies. And it’s always too soon. But dying at the hands of a knife or a gun just... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Santa Maria Teen Arrested, Accused of Killing NewbornSanta Maria police arrested a 15-year-old teenage girl for allegedly killing he
Santa Maria Teen Arrested, Accused of Killing Newborn
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 9 days ago
Santa Maria police arrested a 15-year-old teenage girl for allegedly killing her newborn baby. Detectives arrested the teen on Wednesday and charged her with the murder after an autopsy revealed that the newborn had died as a result of traumatic... Read more
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KVEC 920 San Luis Obispo
Street Violence Santa Maria Leaves Three DeadRelated Articles Street violence in Santa Maria leaves three more dead. One ma
Street Violence Santa Maria Leaves Three Dead
KVEC 920 San Luis Obispo / Posted 9 days ago
Related Articles Street violence in Santa Maria leaves three more dead. One man who disappeared one month ago remains man missing. A 15-year-old student at Pioneer Valley High School stabbed to death Monday afternoon on the 1600 block of East... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
SMPD Chief Steadfast Amid Deadly ViolenceSanta Maria Police Chief Ralph Martin says he remains confident his department
SMPD Chief Steadfast Amid Deadly Violence
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 10 days ago
Santa Maria Police Chief Ralph Martin says he remains confident his department can end the escalation of deadly violence in the city. Martin's comments come after three more homicides on Monday, bringing to five the number of murders in January 2016... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Increased Violence in Santa Maria Raises Concerns in City of Santa BarbaraThe recent string of homicides in Santa Maria has sent shockwaves throughout co
Increased Violence in Santa Maria Raises Concerns in City of Santa Barbara
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 10 days ago
The recent string of homicides in Santa Maria has sent shockwaves throughout communities in Santa Barbara County. In a Tuesday Santa Barbara City Council meeting, outgoing Police Chief Cam Sanchez and Deputy Chief Frank Mannix addressed the crisis... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Shooting Leaves Two Dead In Santa MariaSanta Maria police said they got a call about shots fired on South Elizabeth St
Shooting Leaves Two Dead In Santa Maria
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 11 days ago
Santa Maria police said they got a call about shots fired on South Elizabeth St. around 9:45 P.M. Monday. When officers arrived they found two men shot to death in a car that had crashed on the street. The names of the victims have not been... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Stolen Car Suspect Out of San Jose Arrested in Santa MariaA San Jose man was arrested in Santa Maria Monday morning and is now facing sto
Stolen Car Suspect Out of San Jose Arrested in Santa Maria
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 11 days ago
A San Jose man was arrested in Santa Maria Monday morning and is now facing stolen vehicle and burglary charges. Santa Maria Police officers were alerted to a vehicle burglary in progress at about 6:49 a.m. in the 900 block of E. Stowell Road. When... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
OnStar Car Service Helps Police Apprehend Two Stolen Car Suspects in Santa MariaSanta Maria police arrested two male teens, a 14-year-old and 16-year-old, who
OnStar Car Service Helps Police Apprehend Two Stolen Car Suspects in Santa Maria
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 12 days ago
Santa Maria police arrested two male teens, a 14-year-old and 16-year-old, who are now facing charges of stealing a vehicle, all thanks in part to OnStar's anti-theft security system. Officers received the OnStar alert that the stolen vehicle was in... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Santa Maria Teen Arrested for Armed Robbery Following Vehicle PursuitA 17-year-old suspect is behind bars after allegedly robbing a Santa Maria busi
Santa Maria Teen Arrested for Armed Robbery Following Vehicle Pursuit
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 12 days ago
A 17-year-old suspect is behind bars after allegedly robbing a Santa Maria business in the 100 block of S. Blosser Road at about 5 a.m. Sunday. Police say the suspect entered the business, showed the clerk a gun, and demanded money before fleeing as... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Santa Maria Police Department Officers Arrest Two Suspected Gang MembersThe Santa Maria Police Department arrested two suspected gang members early Sat
Santa Maria Police Department Officers Arrest Two Suspected Gang Members
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 13 days ago
The Santa Maria Police Department arrested two suspected gang members early Saturday morning. Officers say they received a call from a citizen regarding a man with a gun around 1:30 a.m. and responded to the 500 block of South Blosser Road by... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
SMPD Gets Support From City Hall Amid Homicide SurgeSanta Maria Mayor Alice Patino says she is confident the Santa Maria Police Dep
SMPD Gets Support From City Hall Amid Homicide Surge
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 15 days ago
Santa Maria Mayor Alice Patino says she is confident the Santa Maria Police Department is doing what needs to be done to end a surge in deadly violence in the city. "I think some think if we’re not yelling and screaming that we aren’t concerned... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
Violence on the street: Family of double homicide victims deny any gang associationThe following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] -
Violence on the street: Family of double homicide victims deny any gang association
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 16 days ago
The following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] - Volume 16, Issue 46 Share:By DAVID MINSKY Out of all the electrical poles that line... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
It's our responsibilityThe following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] -
It's our responsibility
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 16 days ago
The following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] - Volume 16, Issue 46 Did you hear it? That sound lasted forever on Jan. 17, complete with a “POP POP POP” trailing into the cloudy sky like a backfiring car. The Falcon 9... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Santa Maria Police Investigating Early Morning ShootingSanta Maria police are investigating a shooting that occurred at about 1:20 a.m
Santa Maria Police Investigating Early Morning Shooting
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 19 days ago
Santa Maria police are investigating a shooting that occurred at about 1:20 a.m. Sunday in the area of 1000 Blue Lake Drive. When officers arrived on scene, they discovered evidence that a shooting had taken place, and located a parked car nearby... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Santa Maria Police Cars Get New Camera SystemSANTA MARIA, Calif. - The Santa Maria Police Department is going out the with o
Santa Maria Police Cars Get New Camera System
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 21 days ago
SANTA MARIA, Calif. - The Santa Maria Police Department is going out the with old and in with the new by putting the latest dash camera system on the market in all of its units. The new cameras will replace older ones that were not working. “We're... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
More Shootings In Santa Maria After Year's First HomicidesSanta Maria Police responded to a shooting in the area of Oakley and Williams a
More Shootings In Santa Maria After Year's First Homicides
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 21 days ago
Santa Maria Police responded to a shooting in the area of Oakley and Williams around 7:19 p.m. Thursday. They received reports of a male shooting at people in a vehicle. So far, there are no suspects and no victims in this case. Then, shortly after... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
Santa Maria youth still missing after birthday disappearanceThe following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] -
Santa Maria youth still missing after birthday disappearance
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 30 days ago
The following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] - Volume 16, Issue 44 Share:By JOE PAYNE A Santa Maria youth went missing from his home on Dec. 26, the Santa... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
Santa Maria Police Department investigating Dec. 26 double homicideThe following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] -
Santa Maria Police Department investigating Dec. 26 double homicide
Santa Maria Sun / Posted a month ago
The following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] - Volume 16, Issue 43 Share:By DAVID MINSKY The Santa Maria Police Department is investigating a double... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Santa Maria Police Department Enforce New Policy to Curb Use of Illegal FireworksWith the start of 2016, a new policy will help the Santa Maria Police Departmen
Santa Maria Police Department Enforce New Policy to Curb Use of Illegal Fireworks
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 1 months ago
With the start of 2016, a new policy will help the Santa Maria Police Department cite residents who are using illegal fireworks. The police department says the use of illegal fireworks before, during and after the 4th of July has increased and they... Read more

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