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Officer Geoffrey Graves (San Jose Police Dept.)

San Jose Police Officer Changes Plea Back To Not Guilty On Rape, Felony Assault Charges

A San Jose police officer charged with rape and felony assault changed his plea back to not guilty on Monday in Santa Clara County Superior Court as his attorney asked a judge to drop enhancement charges and permit his release on bail.

03/16/2015

(L-R) Gabriel Becerra Esparza, Manuel Anthony Maldonado-Avalos (San Jose Police Dept.)

‘He Killed Our Sister’ Courtroom Outburst In Fatal San Jose Pedestrian Death From Alleged Street Race

One of the two suspects in the death of a woman killed in a suspected street race in San Jose on Monday was arraigned. There was a dramatic courtroom outburst by the victim’s family at the end of the hearing.

01/28/2015

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Police Say Promised Prop. 47 Financial Benefits Aren’t Being Seen In San Francisco

Proposition 47, passed by state voters last year, reduced a slew of non-violent felony crimes to misdemeanors, but police say the expected cost savings for law enforcement in San Francisco hasn’t yet materialized.

01/23/2015

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Hundreds Of Inmates Freed From California Jails After Voters Pass Prop. 47

A ballot measure passed by voters last week is already freeing hundreds of inmates from California county jails after their felony charges were reduced to misdemeanors.

11/10/2014

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San Jose Middle School Student Arrested In Assault of Fellow Student On-Campus

A San Jose middle school student has been arrested on a felony assault with a deadly weapon charge, following the on-campus beating of another student.

10/31/2014

(CBS)

Vacaville Police Arrest 3 For Stabbing, Robbery Of Homeless Man

Police on Saturday arrested 3 people in connection with the stabbing and robbery of a homeless man and an attempted robbery of another man in Vacaville.

10/19/2014

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SF Man Pleads Guilty To Fatal Crash That Paralyzed 5-Year-Old Girl

A San Francisco man pleaded guilty to 14 felony counts on Thursday after paralyzing a five-year-old girl and killing his passenger while driving intoxicated near the Sonoma Raceway in October 2013

09/12/2014

A sign at Hewlett-Packard headquarters in Palo Alto. (John G. Mabanglo/AFP/Getty Images)

Hewlett-Packard Fined $58.7M After Pleading Guilty To Bribing Russian Officials For Contract

Hewlett-Packard has pleaded guilty to felony charges that former employees bribed Russian government officials for a contract, and the company has been fined $58.7 million.

09/11/2014

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Peninsula Woman Pleads No Contest To Setting Ex-Boyfriend’s Bed On Fire While He Was Sleeping

A 20-year-old woman pleaded no contest Monday to setting her ex-boyfriend’s bed on fire while he was sleeping in 2012.

09/09/2014

(CBS SF)

Penny Pitching Tradition Chips Away At Historical Sculpture In Sacramento

Let the finger-pointing begin — lawmakers and lobbyists honoring a tradition at California’s Capitol may have made a million dollar mistake.

09/02/2014

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