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13 Hate Groups Tracked In San Diego County

Sept. 5
Midday Edition
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The Southern Poverty Law Center has identified 13 hate groups in San Diego County and another 12 which are statewide. An eclectic bunch, they include white racist skinheads, patriot groups, black separatists, anti-immigrant groups, and Christian identity groups.

San Diego's Alpha Project Is All About Lifting People Up

April 26
By Dwane Brown
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"We're taking it back to basics, teaching guys who have been homeless or in prison the basic responsibilities of life they forget or never learned."

San Diego Alpha Project Transforming Lives Of Former Felons And Addicts

April 24
By Dwane Brown
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The Alpha Project's "Take Back the Streets" program has been transforming lives for more than 20 years.

Are SDPD's Curfew Sweeps Doing The Job?

March 13
Midday Edition
Evening Edition
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In 2008, the San Diego Police Department began a series of curfew sweeps in urban neighborhoods in an effort to curb violent crime and protect juveniles. Four years later, voiceofsandiego.org has taken a look at the numbers to find out if the sweeps are doing the job.

Services Tonight For 13-year Old Killed In Tijuana

Jan. 31
By Marissa Cabrera

Services will be held Tuesday night for a 13-year old San Ysidro Middle School student shot and killed over the weekend in Tijuana. He was one of five males killed in what is being called an attack by organized crime.

Bill Aims to Make It Easier to Prosecute Child Sex Traffickers

Aug. 12
By Amita Sharma

One bill before the state legislature would recognize the role mental manipulation plays in the crime.

San Diego County Probation Opens New Office

Aug. 9
By Alison St John

San Diego County opened a new, expanded probation office in Chula Vista this week. It will serve two purposes.

Central Valley Gang Crackdown Results In 100 Arrests

June 8
By California Capitol Network

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has announced more than 100 arrests as the culmination of an anti-gang operation in the Central Valley.

Studying At The School Of Hard Knocks

May 18
These Days
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An SDSU Professor is about to host his 100th student field trip to some of California's toughest prisons. We'll find out why he does it.

Modern-Day Slavery In San Diego County?

April 28
These Days

Federal authorities have indicted 38 people in gang-run prostitution ring in Oceanside. U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy called the operation "modern-day slavery." We'll find out why teen prostitution has been called a growing problem across the country.

From Gang Member To College Student With Positive Peer Influence

April 20
By Padma Nagappan
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A free tutoring program helps troubled teens turn their lives around and win scholarships to college.

Stronger Penalties For Gang-Related Crimes Proposed By San Diego Law Makers

April 8
City News Service

A bill co-sponsored by San Diego-area lawmakers to add pimping, pandering and human trafficking to a list of crimes associated with street gangs will receive its first vetting by an Assembly committee next week.

Drug Gang Crackdown Leads To 45 Arrests In SD

March 1
City News Service

A nationwide crackdown on drug gangs led to 45 arrests in San Diego County, federal authorities said today.

From Juvenile Hall To The Classroom

Feb. 15
By Ana Tintocalis

A recent report finds nearly half of teenage boys arrested in San Diego County are gang members. When they return home from juvenile hall, they are faced with living a normal lifestyle, which includes going back to school.