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Girl killed near campus was pregnant

Girl killed near campus was pregnant

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
March 29, 2017

Sixteen-year-old Elena Mondragon of Antioch was two months pregnant when she was shot and killed on March 14 near the Cal State East Bay Hayward campus. According to her mother, Michelle Mondragon, an...

Shooting death closes Hayward campus

Shooting death closes Hayward campus

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
March 15, 2017

The Cal State East Bay Hayward campus was briefly closed on Tuesday evening following an officer involved shooting near the City View Apartments on Carlos Bee Boulevard. According to the Fremont Police...

Hayward Police Department releases new information in 2016 murder

Hayward Police Department releases new information in 2016 murder

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
February 22, 2017

Earlier this month, the Hayward Police Department released new information from investigative leads in a 2016 murder. On Aug. 6, 2016 around 7:30 p.m. a 17-year-old male was shot and killed on Muir Street,...

Hayward to begin search for new police chief

Hayward to begin search for new police chief

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
January 25, 2017

The search for a new Hayward Police Department chief will begin in the next few weeks, according to Hayward City Manager Kelly McAdoo. HPD has been without a leader since former chief, Diane Stuart formerly...

Homeless population occupies Downtown Hayward

Homeless population occupies Downtown Hayward

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
August 31, 2016

When the City of Hayward opened the new downtown loop in 2014, this is not what officials had in mind. Just a block away from the $105 million renovation project labeled as a traffic solution...

Four murders in five days

Four murders in five days

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
August 11, 2016

A string of homicides this past week in Hayward have brought the grand total to seven so far this year. Ten total homicide cases occurred in Hayward in 2015. According to the FBI crime statistics, nine...

Refugio para animales en Hayward en cuarentena

Refugio para animales en Hayward en cuarentena

Kali Persall,
Jefa de Redacción
August 10, 2016

El mes pasado, con dos meses y medio de edad, un gatito de aspecto saludable fue llevado al refugio de animales del departamento de policía de Hayward. Estaba activo, decidido, y aparecía sano a su llegada...

Hayward animal shelter under quarantine

Hayward animal shelter under quarantine

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
August 10, 2016

Last month, a two and half month old, healthy-looking kitten was brought to the Hayward Police Department Animal Shelter. It was active, feisty, appeared healthy upon arrival and even received a routine...

Photo courtesy of HPD

Suspects arrested in Hayward home invasion

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
April 6, 2016

Of the five suspects under suspicion of home invasion, evasion of officers and assault with a deadly weapon, four were detained and two were charged with up to seven different crimes. This bizarre scene...

Four suspects arrested in Hayward home invasion

Four suspects arrested in Hayward home invasion

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
March 26, 2016

A bizarre scene unfolded in Hayward on Thursday night that ended with four suspects arrested and booked on suspicion of home invasion, evading officers and assault with a deadly weapon, all felonies. The...

Graphic by Tam Duong Jr./The Pioneer

Missing woman found dead in Fremont

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor
February 25, 2016

The Hayward Police Department confirmed on Monday that 22-year-old Stacey Xanthe Aguilar, who was reported missing in San Jose on Feb. 16, is now dead. As of yesterday, Hayward Police Department detectives...

Illustration by Brittany England

Homicidios sin resolver aumentan en 2015

Louis LaVenture,
Editor de noticias y deportes
January 14, 2016

Casos fríos de Hayward Tres de los 10 casos de homicidios ocurridos en Hayward en 2015 han resultado con un sospechoso en custodia. Los otros siete han sido clasificados como “fríos” o “bajo...

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