Santa Clara County

Firefighters outside a Sunnyvale home where a person was found dead following a fire, February 24, 2015. (Matt Bigler/CBS)

Body Found In Sunnyvale Home After Fire Caves In Roof

Firefighters controlled a two-alarm fire that destroyed a Sunnyvale home and found one person dead Tuesday morning, a fire official said.

02/24/2015

Firefighter Graphic

3 Cars Torched In Movie Theater Parking Lot, Arson Suspected

Santa Clara county fire officials are investigating a fire that involved three vehicles early Monday morning in Campbell.

02/23/2015

Gilroy Police Seek Two Women Using Homicide Victim’s Credit Cards

The suspicious death of a man in Gilroy on Monday has now been ruled a homicide and police said two women, caught on a convenience store surveillance video using the victim’s credit cards, are considered “persons on interest” wanted for questioning.

02/19/2015

Santa Clara County Seal

Santa Clara County To Provide 500 Summer Jobs For At-Risk, Low-Income Youth

Up to 500 paid internships and jobs will be available this summer to at-risk and low-income youth in Santa Clara County, county officials said.

02/16/2015

Macy's suspect photo courtesy BCN.

Man Groped While Urinating In Palo Alto Macy’s Store Restroom

A man was groped while urinating in a department store restroom in Palo Alto Wednesday morning. Responding police were unable to locate the suspect.

02/11/2015

Police on the scene of an officer-involved shooting near Wolfe Road and El Camino Real in Sunnyvale on February 9, 2015. (CBS)

Suspect Shot By Santa Clara Police Shows Up At SF General Hospital To Be Treated For Gunshot Wound

A burglary suspect shot by Santa Clara police in Sunnyvale on Monday was identified and arrested after he went to San Francisco General Hospital to be treated for a gunshot wound.

02/11/2015

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Santa Clara County Moves Ahead For New, Larger Jail To Accommodate State’s Prison Realignment

The increasing number of state prisoners being transferred to local jails has put a strain on counties throughout California, including Santa Clara, which has decided to move ahead with a plan to build a brand new jail.

02/11/2015

A mobile ice machine for the San Jose Sharks at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. (CBS)

Levi’s Stadium To Ice The Field For Outdoor Sharks Hockey Game Amid Abnormally Warm Winter

The countdown is on to the National Hockey League’s first ever outdoor game to be played in Northern California. A refrigeration truck that will help make all the ice arrived Monday afternoon at Levi’s Stadium.

02/09/2015

Skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection. (CDC)

Measles Outbreak Grows To 95 Cases, 10 Cases In Bay Area

The California Department of Public Health reported Wednesday that the measles outbreak that started in Southern California has grown to 95 cases in eight states and Mexico.

01/29/2015

A view of the front of a furniture store which had a marijuana growing operation in the back. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Fake Furniture Store In Gilroy Discovered To Be Front For Huge Marijuana Growing Operation

A furniture store in Gilroy that was never open turned out to be a front for a huge indoor marijuana growing operation, according to authorities.

01/27/2015

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