Cement quarry Lehigh Hanson will pay millions of dollars to settle a lawsuit alleging it dumped millions of gallons of toxic wastewater into a nearby creek.
Santa Clara County prosecutors say three sheriff’s deputies were justified in shooting the man suspected of killing three people at a quarry last year.
A man was found dead early Wednesday morning after drowning in a water-filled rock quarry behind the Rockridge Shopping Center in Oakland Tuesday night, according to an Oakland fire battalion chief.
Authorities were searching for a man who may have fallen into a body of water at an old rock quarry behind the Rockridge Shopping Center Tuesday night.
Emergency dispatchers received desperate calls for help after a man opened fire at a Santa Clara County quarry, with victims breathlessly urging police and ambulances to come quickly.
Funeral services were held in San Jose Wednesday for one of the victims of last weeks quarry shooting, and more than 400 people turned out.
The gunman responsible for a deadly workplace shooting rampage at a Cupertino cement plant last week died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the coroner.
The Texas-based company that owns Lehigh Southwest Cement plant in Cupertino said in a statement Monday that workers were attempting to make the plant fully operational within a week.
The family of the man who shot and killed three colleagues at a Silicon Valley cement plant and wounded six others says they are shocked and have no explanation for why the shooting happened.
A disgruntled employee opened fire at a meeting at a Cupertino limestone quarry on Wednesday, killing three people and injuring seven others including a woman carjacked a few miles away, authorities said.