Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office
Six Santa Clara County law enforcement officers legally defended themselves and others when they fired 29 shots that killed an unarmed suspect in a restaurant parking lot in Sunnyvale last year, according to prosecutors.
A woman holding a knife with a 5-inch blade Sunday advanced at three sheriff’s deputies and went toward a deputy who then shot and killed her, Santa Clara County sheriff’s officials said Friday.
Family members of a Sunnyvale man shot and killed last week by six police officers have hired Oakland civil rights lawyer John Burris who on Wednesday described the shooting as “excessive” and “inexcusable.”
A Sunnyvale police report said a man was struck by multiple bullets when six undercover drug agents opened fire during a sting operation.
A man killed in an officer-involved shooting during an undercover drug enforcement operation in Sunnyvale on Wednesday sold drugs to an officer just before he was shot, according to a police captain.
A man who was wounded in an officer-involved shooting Wednesday outside a restaurant in Sunnyvale during an undercover drug investigation has died of his injuries.
No bomb was found after a search of the Kohl’s department store at the Great Mall in Milpitas after a threat prompted an evacuation of the Kohl’s and some adjacent stores Friday afternoon, police said.
Dive teams returned to the Uvas Reservoir Friday to search for the body of Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar, who authorities believe was not taken far from her home before she was killed.
Authorities say Sierra LaMar, who went missing last week, may have been wearing the clothes that were later found in a bag tossed near an intersection.
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.