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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


Filed under Metro

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, just down the street from the Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus. HPD never released the v...

Suspects arrested in murder

Suspects arrested in murder

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

July 27, 2016


Filed under Metro

Things took a deadly turn on July 13 for Adan Farrid Katami, 38, from Antioch. According to several family members, Katami was on his way to pick up his four-year-old daughter when Memphis, Tenn. native Johnny Will Wright Jr., 46, shot and killed Katami at an intersection in Cherryland, an unincorporated...

No suspects in homicide case

No suspects in homicide case

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

June 2, 2016


Filed under Metro

The San Leandro Police Department confirmed yesterday that despite no suspects being arrested, the investigation into the May 15 shooting death of Dariel Arreola, 28, that happened in San Leandro, is still ongoing. SLPD Lieutenant Robert McManus said yesterday, “Nothing else right now. Still hoping to...

Hayward Police release sketches of 3 suspects in teen’s killing

Hayward Police release sketches of 3 suspects in teen’s killing

Louis LaVenture ,
Sports and Campus Editor

August 19, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

On Tuesday the Hayward Police Department released sketches and information about the three suspects they are looking for in connection to the Aug. 4 shooting death of 17-year-old Kionta Murphy Jr. of Hayward. HPD confirmed the three suspects are all Latino and between 17 and 18 years old. The des...

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