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A laboratory technician handles blood samples in a crime lab. (CBS)

2,500 Crime Lab Drug Tests Botched In Santa Clara County

The Santa Clara County’s District Attorney’s Office is notifying about 2,500 defendants arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance and their attorneys that tests for methamphetamine use, taken two-month period, were conducted improperly.

05/06/2014

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SJ Officer Cleared In Fatal Shooting Of Man Holding Child As Human Shield

A San Jose police officer, who was involved in a fatal shooting earlier this year, has been cleared by the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.

12/05/2012

A collection notice with Alameda County District Attorney letterhead. (CBS)

Bay Area DA’s Offices Outsource To Collect Big From Bad Check Writers

Bouncing a check has never been a good thing to do, and in a strange twist of irony where people are writing few and fewer of them—the penalty for writing a bad one might be harsher than it was before.

11/12/2012

The Contra Costa District Attorney's Office. (CBS)

Contra Costa County Prosecutors Consider Strike

Deputy district attorneys in Contra Costa County said that a strike is a distinct possibility given the wave of deep cuts that have swept through their office.

09/18/2012

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Contra Costa Prosecutor Files Claim In Wake Of Rape Allegations

A Contra Costa County prosecutor has filed a claim against his bosses in the district attorney’s office, claiming malicious prosecution and defamation as a result of rape charges against him.

03/21/2012

Tire tracks marred a community room floor at Amberwood Gardens nursing home in San Jose. (CBS)

No Charges In Deadly San Jose Nursing Home Crash

Lats summer, 91-year-old Leona Fernandez accidentally crashed her car into a San Jose nursing home, killing two people.

02/25/2012

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SF Program Targets Immigrant Domestic Violence Victims

As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office has launched a new policy for immigrant victims.

10/05/2011

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Santa Clara County Departments Face The Budget Axe

A more than $200 million budget deficit has many Santa Clara County departments grasping for ways to help bridge the gap.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/22/2011

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