San Jose independent police auditor Judge Ladoris Cordell says it’s time to do away with grand juries and that they no longer serve their purpose. This follows two grand juries that decided not to indict officers who killed unarmed black men.
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.
While civil rights groups are calling for four San Jose State University students to be charged with felonies over their alleged racial harassment and abuse of their dorm-mate, Santa Clara County prosecutors are standing by the misdemeanor charges filed.
Former Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa, who entered a guilty plea back in May to misuse of taxpayer and campaign funds, was due back in court Friday afternoon.
Grand jury indictments were handed down against 48 suspected members of the Nuestra Familia gang in Santa Clara County on Tuesday.
Santa Clara County has unveiled plans for what officials hope will be the largest gun buyback event held so far in the Bay Area.
A Santa Clara County veteran prosecutor has been suspended without pay for withholding evidence in high-profile gang trail in San Jose.
With the passage of Proposition 36 on Election Day, California’s “Three Strikes” law could change the fates of thousands of state inmates, and now Santa Clara county is making plans for the transition.
A fatal shooting by San Jose a police officer last year was ruled a case of justified self-defense by the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office Tuesday.
The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office is adding 15 new prosecutors, set to start their jobs on March 5th.