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Top San Jose news: PD investigates fatal shooting; boy dies after being ejected in car crash; more

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Police: Boy dies after being ejected in car crash, and driver left him behind

Victim was riding in back seat of Camry going the wrong way on Monterey Road when it hit guardrail and spun out early Thursday.

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San Jose police investigate fatal shooting in Alum Rock neighborhood

A male victim was found shot to death inside a vehicle in the 1200 block of McGinness Avenue, according to San Jose police.

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Autistic teenager at San Jose’s Leigh High School embraced, lauded at graduation

The students who cheered Shane Tarkington on Thursday afternoon were the ones who gave him high-fives in the hallways, helped him stay on task in classes, protected him from bullies, and — in the case of Elizabeth Menjivar — invited him to prom in front of a whole class.

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San Jose’s Japantown named one of the friendliest neighborhoods in the nation

National Geographic Traveler praised the district’s culturally diverse food and festivals, as well as its historic background.

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San Jose: VTA green lights Eastridge light rail extension

Construction could begin on a light rail extension to connect East San Jose to downtown and BART.

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