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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