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Hoover Tower near the Main Quad at Stanford University in the San Francisco Bay Area, Palo Alto, California, United States of America, North America

Stanford Senior Found Dead In Campus Housing

An unidentified Stanford senior was found dead in his on-campus bedroom Sunday afternoon. The cause of death is still under investigation.

06/16/2014

SWAT officers patrol a Sunnyvale neighborhood during the search for the gunman in the Cupertino cement plant shooting, October 6, 2011. Inset: Shareef Allman. (Cupertino PD/CBS)

Santa Clara Deputies Cleared In Quarry Rampage Suspect Shooting

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.

11/28/2012

A late 1990’s model Volkswagen Jetta, similar to the one pictured but featuring a black hood, may have been involved in the disappearance of Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar. (Santa Clara County Sheriff)

Investigation Focuses On Car In Sierra LaMar Case

The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s office said in a press release Monday that surveillance images have led investigators to believe that a red car similar to the pictured late 1990’s model Volkswagen Jetta with a black hood was associated with her disappearance.

05/07/2012

Sierra Lamar (CBS)

Police Find Purse Belonging To Missing Morgan Hill Teenager

The purse 15-year-old Sierra LaMar was carrying when she disappeared has been found with clothing neatly folded inside, the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.

03/22/2012

Mineta San Jose International Airport

Plan For Sheriff’s Deputies At San Jose Airport Put On Hold

The plan to replace San Jose cops at Mineta International with sheriff’s deputies may not fly, at least not for now.

11/17/2011

A sketch of the suspect in a De Anza College assault. (Santa Clara County Sheriff)

Woman Assaulted On De Anza College Campus

A woman was assaulted at De Anza College in Cupertino Thursday morning, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office.

10/28/2011

Authorities on the scene of a fatal police shooting on the 4000 block of Higuera Road near San Jose on January 25, 2011. (CBS)

Police Name Suspect Killed By San Jose Officer

A knife-wielding man who was fatally shot Tuesday by a police officer near San Jose has been identified.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/27/2011

Authorities on the scene of a fatal police shooting on the 4000 block of Higuera Road near San Jose on January 25, 2011. (CBS)

Few Answers In San Jose Police Shooting Of Knife-Wielding Man

Authorities were continuing to investigate an officer-involved shooting on Tuesday in which a knife-wielding man was killed on a property in unincorporated Santa Clara County outside of San Jose.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/26/2011

Authorities on the scene of a fatal police shooting on the 4000 block of Higuera Road near San Jose on January 25, 2011. (CBS)

Police Shoot, Kill Man Outside Home In San Jose Foothills

A man was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon by law enforcement officers on a rural road in the foothills just east of San Jose.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/25/2011

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Santa Clara County Sheriff Gets New Armored Vehicle

Santa Clara County law enforcement officials have a new vehicle that probably didn’t fit into Santa’s sleigh.

CBS San Francisco–12/25/2010

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