Cold Case

Cathy Zimmer was found dead inside a car at San Jose International Airport on March 8, 1989. (CBS)

Murder Charges Dismissed In San Jose 1989 ‘Quilt’ Cold-Case Following Prosecutor’s Affair With Lab Technician

Murder charges against a South Bay man and his brother in a 1989 cold case in which the man’s wife was found strangled and wrapped in a quilt have been dismissed over an affair betweeen the lead prosecutor and the lab technician who was one of the main prosecution witnesses.

09/30/2014

Cathy Zimmer was found dead inside a car at San Jose International Airport on March 8, 1989. (CBS)

Prosecutor, DNA Expert In 1989 San Jose Cold Case Murder Reassigned After Discovery Of Affair Between Them

A prosecutor and a DNA expert working on a 1989 cold case murder in San Jose have been reassigned after the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office learned they were having an affair, but prosecutors said Monday they do not think it will affect the case.

09/08/2014

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Brisbane Man Pleads Not Guilty To Murder Of Woman On San Bruno Mountain 25 Years Ago

A man facing the death penalty for allegedly killing and sexually assaulting a woman 25 years ago has pleaded not guilty in San Mateo County Superior Court.

08/02/2014

Glen Griggs

Suspect Shot Dead By Sunnyvale Officers May Have Murdered Four Different Girlfriends

A murder suspect shot and killed by police in Sunnyvale last month is may be responsible for the murders of four women he once dated.

07/24/2014

Brisbane police arrested Gabriel O'Neil in connection with a 25-year old cold case murder. (Source: Brisbane Police)

Brisbane Man Arrested In 25-Year Old Cold Case Murder

A Brisbane man was arrested Monday in connection with a 25-year-old murder, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.

06/12/2014

A homicide suspect in Sunnyvale was killed by police after displaying a weapon. (CBS SF)

Sunnyvale Cold Case Investigation Leads To Deadly Officer-Involved Shooting

A Sunnyvale man shot dead by police Thursday and suspected of killing a woman reported missing last year has been identified as 53-year-old Glen Griggs, according to police.

06/05/2014

Paul Riojas

Man Wanted In 1986 Attempted Murder, Kidnapping Arrested In Monterey County

A 48-year-old man wanted for a 1986 attempted murder and kidnapping out of Salinas was arrested Thursday in Watsonville after a police officer found he was living under assumed identities, police said Friday.

05/02/2014

Cathy Zimmer was found dead inside a car at San Jose International Airport on March 8, 1989. (CBS)

Judge Orders Brothers Accused In 1989 San Jose Murder To Be Tried Together

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge on Friday entered a not guilty plea for Robert Zimmer, who along with his brother David is accused of murdering David’s estranged wife in San Jose 25 years ago.

04/18/2014

Karen Stitt

Clues From Public Sought In 1982 Sunnyvale Cold Case Murder Of Palo Alto Teen

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office is asking the public for clues to the murder of a teen girl whose nude body was found with more than 60 stab wounds in Sunnyvale 31 years ago.

04/10/2014

Cathy Zimmer was found dead inside a car at San Jose International Airport on March 8, 1989. (CBS)

Husband Pleads Not Guilty To Killing Estranged Wife In 1989 San Jose Cold Case

David Zimmer, 69, of Half Moon Bay, entered his plea at his arraignment on a charge that he murdered 38-year-old Cathy Zimmer, whose strangled body was found inside her car in San Jose on March 10, 1989.

03/11/2014

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