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Santa Clara

Santa Clara County Deputy charged with felony assualt of inmate

SANTA CLARA COUNTY — The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office has just announced the formal charging of a Santa Clara County Corrections Officer for a 2013 incident in the

Santa Clara

Homicide numbers increasing in San Jose

SAN JOSE – The city of San Jose is now experiencing an unprecedented number of homicides.  Beginning in 2011 and for the next 2 years following, homicide totals were 42,

Contra Costa

Operation ‘Game of Thrones’ nets 23 gang members, 1 crooked cop

Derrick Antonio SAN JOSE —  According to San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia, Derrick Antonio, a 9-year veteran with the department who had been placed on a two-month leave following

Contra Costa

Police ask public to identify suspect wanted in community center burglary

Still shot from surveillance film SAN JOSE — The San Jose Police Department is asking the public’s help identifying a suspect seen in video surveillance during a burglary. According to

Contra Costa

Serial Female Bank Robbery Suspect in Custody

Mary Alaiupe Mapa PALO ALTO — The Palo Alto Police are announcing the arrest of a female bank robbery suspect shown in a photo wearing a dark brown colored wig.

Contra Costa

Homicide Suspect Arrested after Drive-By Shooting

Alexander Lozano SAN JOSE — A man wanted in a drive-by shooting that killed one man and sent another to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries has been arrested.  The

Santa Clara

Amber Alert Ends After One Month, Infant Son Safe

Satima Michelle Purnell and her child SANTA CLARA — The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a San Jose woman who had taken

Santa Clara

Carjacking Suspects Caught on Surveillance Footage

SAN JOSE — The San Jose Police Department’s Robbery Unit is asking for the public’s help identifying and locating a male and female carjacking suspect. According to Officer Albert Morales with

Santa Clara

Search of Probation Suspect Turns up Identify Theft Suspects

Mug shots of Steven Talbott Zensius, 47,  Joseph Marino Luprete, 32, Jennie Danielle Gates, 18 MILPITAS — The Milpitas Police Department has released the mug shot of three individuals who have

Santa Clara

South Bay Foot Doctor Embezzled Nearly $1 Million

SANTA CLARA COUNTY — A 71-year-old retired South Bay foot doctor turned financial adviser has been charged with embezzling $900,000 from an elderly client. According to the Santa Clara County District