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Authorities on the scene of a police shooting near North Mathilda Avenue and Ahwanee Avenue in Sunnyvale on September 4, 2013. (CBS)

Officers Cleared In 2013 Fatal Shooting Of Drug Suspect In Sunnyvale

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.

09/10/2014

According to authorities, Andrea Naharro-Gionet confronted a Santa Clara County sheriff's deputy with this knife before she was fatally shot on November 17, 2013. (Santa Clara County Sheriff)

Sheriff: Deputy Killed South Bay Woman After Being Cornered With Knife

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.

11/22/2013

Authorities on the scene of a police shooting near North Mathilda Avenue and Ahwanee Avenue in Sunnyvale on September 4, 2013. (CBS)

Family Of Drug Suspect Killed By Officers In Sunnyvale Hire Lawyer

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.”

09/11/2013

Authorities on the scene of a police shooting near North Mathilda Avenue and Ahwanee Avenue in Sunnyvale on September 4, 2013. (CBS)

Report Finds 6 Undercover Officers Shot Drug Suspect In Sunnyvale

A Sunnyvale police report said a man was struck by multiple bullets when six undercover drug agents opened fire during a sting operation.

09/10/2013

Authorities on the scene of a police shooting near North Mathilda Avenue and Ahwanee Avenue in Sunnyvale on September 4, 2013. (CBS)

Police Name Drug Suspect Fatally Shot By Officers In Sunnyvale

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.

09/06/2013

Authorities on the scene of a police shooting near North Mathilda Avenue and Ahwanee Avenue in Sunnyvale on September 4, 2013. (CBS)

Drug Suspect Fatally Shot By Undercover Officers In Sunnyvale

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.

09/04/2013

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Bomb Threat Evacuates Stores At Great Mall In Milpitas

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.

12/14/2012

Sierra LaMar

Authorities Narrow Sierra LaMar Search To Morgan Hill Area

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.

CBS San Francisco–05/25/2012

Sierra Lamar (CBS)

Missing Morgan Hill Teen May Have Worn Shirt In Tossed Bag

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.

03/23/2012

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

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