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Apr 06, 2021
San Jose

‘Case quacked’: Mountain View police arrest alleged rubber-duck statue thieves

Their ducks may have come home to roost for three Santa Clara residents accused of stealing a neighborhood icon: a duck statue named Rubberta that normally resides in the front yard of a private home in Mountain View. Read More

Mar 18, 2021
San Jose

Mountain lion gets over six-foot fence to attack dog in Woodside

A mountain lion scaled a six-foot-high fence in Woodside Wednesday evening and attacked a dog, whose owner drove onto the lawn to scare off the big cat. Read More

Mar 02, 2021
San Jose

San Jose police arrest alleged gang members after string of violent robberies targeting gardeners

The San Jose Police Department says it has arrested 13 alleged gang members in connection with a wave of violent robberies particularly targeting gardeners and landscapers. Read More

Feb 05, 2021
San Jose

New evidence revealed in allegedly faked Santa Clara County deputy shooting

Last week we learned the shocking accusations against a Santa Clara County Deputy who allegedly lied about surviving an ambush-style, drive-by, hate-crime shooting on a dark, rural road over a year ago. Read More

Feb 02, 2021
San Jose

Suspect accused in brutal San Jose tortoise attack is taken back into custody after returning to crime scene

A 40-year-old homeless man from San Jose is back in jail after police say he returned to the scene of a preschool where he was arrested days before for a bizarre crime spree. Read More

Jan 27, 2021
San Jose

San Jose police say person of interest in Gilroy murder was unarmed when he was fatally shot by officers

The man who was killed on January 21 by SJPD officers has now been identified as 27-year-old David Lee Tovar Jr., and police say he was unarmed when they shot him. Read More

Jan 22, 2021
San Jose

Homicide suspect shot and killed by San Jose police

Officers with the San Jose Police Department shot and killed a homicide suspect near an apartment complex on the east side of the city Thursday morning. Read More

Jan 21, 2021
San Jose

Inmate hunger strike reaches one week at Santa Clara County Jail

A hunger strike is underway at the main jail in Santa Clara County with inmates not eating for one week so far. The inmates are trying to draw attention to what they call unsafe pandemic conditions and unfair treatment of inmates who test positive for Covid-19. Read More

Jan 07, 2021
San Jose

Sexually abused student files lawsuit against private San Jose high school

Valley Christian High School is being sued by Allison Brown, a former athlete, who was sexually abused by her basketball coach, Gregory Marshall. Brown wants the school to be accountable after she said they "did nothing to protect me." Marshall is currently facing 24 felony counts of sexual abuse of minors. Read More

Dec 11, 2020
San Jose

Retiring SJPD chief might be next police chief in Dallas

After a 28-year career serving the city of San Jose, Police Chief Eddie Garcia might be on his way to the top cop job in Dallas, TX. Garcia received high praise for growing the police ranks, building community, and creating progressive policies. Saturday will be his last day as police chief. Read More

Dec 09, 2020
San Jose

No charges filed against San Jose police officers who fatally shot murder suspect

That fatal police shooting of a 26-year old murder suspect was justified, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office. The suspect was covered in blood and armed with a knife after stabbing a 51-year old in the middle of the street. The police attempted multiple non-lethal tactics before firing their weapons. Read More

Dec 04, 2020
San Jose

Five Arrested by Sunnyvale authorities in unemployment benefits fraud case

The Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety announced on Twitter that it recently busted a crew of five suspects who they say ripped off at least 100 people for a million dollars in fraudulent unemployment benefit payments. Read More

Nov 27, 2020
San Jose

Deadly church stabbing suspect’s long criminal history pushes San Jose mayor to call for changes to sanctuary policies

San Jose Police have released the name of the man who they say stabbed two people to death and injured three others in a savage attack inside Grace Baptist Church on East San Fernando Street Sunday Night. Read More

Nov 20, 2020
San Jose

Fentanyl deaths rising sharply in Santa Clara County, as in much of the Bay Area

Deaths from fentanyl overdoses have risen sharply in Santa Clara County this year, mirroring a troubling trend also seen elsewhere. Read More

Nov 18, 2020
San Jose

Charges dropped against George Floyd protester injured in altercation with San Jose Police

In September, San Jose Police released officer body-camera video of the incident which also included an aerial video from KPIX. In the video, you can see Baca walk up to an officer while holding a cell phone. As the video plays out, Baca grabs onto an officer’s baton before he is dragged to the ground and arrested. Read More

Mar 22, 2019
San Jose

Mountain View week in crime: Theft drops, burglary rises

Crime incidents in Mountain View saw an overall decrease last week, with theft, burglary and assault leading reported incidents, according to police data from SpotCrime. Read More

Mar 21, 2019
San Jose

Cupertino week in crime: Assault drops, theft rises

Crime incidents in Cupertino decreased slightly last week, with theft, burglary and vandalism leading reported incidents, according to police data from SpotCrime. Read More

Mar 15, 2019
San Jose

Sunnyvale weekly crime report: Burglary drops, assault rises

Crime incidents in Sunnyvale saw an overall decrease last week, according to police data from SpotCrime. Read More

Mar 15, 2019
San Jose

Mountain View week in crime: Burglary rises, vandalism drops

Crime incidents in Mountain View saw a slight overall increase last week, with theft, burglary and vandalism leading reported incidents, according to police data from SpotCrime. Read More

Mar 14, 2019
San Jose

Cupertino weekly crime report: Theft rises, vandalism drops

Crime incidents in Cupertino saw an overall increase last week, with theft, assault and burglary leading reported incidents. Read More

Mar 07, 2019
San Jose

Palo Alto crime reports drop in February; burglary drops, assault rises

The number of crime incidents in Palo Alto saw an overall decrease last month. Read More

Mar 06, 2019
San Jose

Mountain View week in crime: Burglary continues to trend down

Crime incidents in Mountain View saw an overall decrease last week, with theft, burglary and vandalism leading reported incidents. Read More

Mar 06, 2019
San Jose

Mountain View crime levels fall; theft drops, vandalism rises

The number of crime reports in Mountain View saw an overall decrease last month. Read More

Mar 06, 2019
San Jose

Cupertino crime drops for third month; burglary continues to trend down

The number of crime reports in Cupertino saw an overall decline last month. Read More

Feb 28, 2019
San Jose

Cupertino week in crime: Burglary drops, theft rises in overall decline

Crime incidents in Cupertino saw an overall decrease last week, after a previous rise. Read More