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Two Arrested For San Jose Cold Case Murder Unsolved For 25 YearsThe husband and the brother-in-law of a woman found wrapped in a quilt and strangled to death inside a car parked near the San Jose airport 25 years ago have been arrested in connection with the murder, authorities announced Friday.
San Jose Woman Posing As Lawyer Convicted Of Grand TheftA San Jose woman who served a prison sentence from a 2004 grand theft conviction has been sentenced in Santa Clara County Superior Court to another term for defrauding victims of $124,000.
Morgan Hill Day Care Worker Charged With Spiking Toddler Cups With Sleeping PillsProsecutors have formally charged a former day care worker accused of trying to slip sleeping pills to 10 children under the age of two.
San Jose Police Officer Cleared In Fatal Shooting, Ruled Self DefenseA 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.
Remaining Charge Dropped In South Bay Priest Assault CaseSanta Clara County prosecutors have decided not to re-file charges against a man acquitted of beating a priest who allegedly molested him more than 30 years ago.
Santa Clara County Adding 15 New Prosecutors In MarchThe Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office is adding 15 new prosecutors, set to start their jobs on March 5th.
State Bar Disciplines Former Santa Clara County ProsecutorThe State Bar of California has taken disciplinary action against a one-time deputy district attorney in the Santa Clara County District Attorney's office for wrongdoing she has admitted to in connection with a decade-old case she prosecuted.
South Bay Gang Sting Nets 31 ArrestsA massive raid targeting powerful Gilroy gang members resulted in 31 arrests in the South Bay Thursday morning, Gilroy police said.
Faulty Breathalyzers Call South Bay DUI Cases Into QuestionHundreds of DUI cases in San Joes and Palo Alto are being called into question after the breathalyzers used in those cases turned out to be faulty. Santa Clara County prosecutors say they are reviewing the cases of nearly 870 DUI suspects.
Expiring Vehicle License Fee Threatens Santa Clara County High Tech Task ForceA high tech crime task force in San Jose specializing in identity theft and intellectual property investigations might lose its $2 million funding if the California vehicle license fee expires, authorities said.
Millions Sought In De Anza College Rape SuitThe attorney for the woman who claims she was gang raped by several De Anza College baseball players said in closing arguments her client should be awarded $7.5 million for emotional and psychological damage from the alleged assault.
$100K Reward In '94 Cold Case Murder At Santa Clara Tech FirmPolice have convinced Applied Materials to renew its offer of a $100,000 reward for information leading to a conviction for the murder of one of its engineers.