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Misty Holt-Singh was fatally shot following a robbery, police chase and shootout in Stockton on July 16, 2014. (Singh Family / CBS)

Hostage In Stockton Robbery Killed By Police, Chief Says

A hostage kidnapped during a Northern California bank robbery was killed by police in an ensuing chase and shootout, likely during a final gunbattle where the lone surviving suspect used her as a human shield, authorities said Monday.

08/11/2014

A laboratory technician handles blood samples in a crime lab. (CBS)

2,500 Crime Lab Drug Tests Botched In Santa Clara County

The Santa Clara County’s District Attorney’s Office is notifying about 2,500 defendants arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance and their attorneys that tests for methamphetamine use, taken two-month period, were conducted improperly.

05/06/2014

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Lawyer For Teens Accused In Saratoga Girl’s Sex Assault Blames Parents For Her Suicide

The attorney for three teenagers accused of sexually assaulting a Saratoga girl claims her parents are partly responsible for her suicide in response to a wrongful death lawsuit.

01/08/2014

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

4th Defendant Added In Case Of Saratoga Girl Who Hanged Herself After Alleged Sex Assault

The parents of Audrie Pott, a 15-year-old Saratoga girl who killed herself after she was allegedly sexually assaulted at a party last year, added a new female defendant to a suit they filed in San Jose in the wake of her death.

07/26/2013

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Teens Accused In Saratoga School Girl Sex Assault Released From Juvenile Hall

The three teens accused of sexually assaulting a Saratoga High School student, who later committed suicide, have been released from juvenile hall and are now placed on home detention.

04/23/2013

Antolin Garcia-Torres during a previous court appearance. (CBS)

Man Accused In Sierra LaMar Killing Faces New Charges

The man accused of kidnapping and killing Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar is facing new charges for three previous attempted kidnappings, Santa Clara County prosecutors said Tuesday.

11/14/2012

Will Lynch seen outside the courtroom following a previous day's hearing. (CBS)

Remaining Charge Dropped In South Bay Priest Assault Case

Santa 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.

07/11/2012

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi announces to reporters he refuses to resign his post following an ultimatum by Mayor Ed Lee, March 20, 2012. (CBS)

Suspended SF Sheriff Mirkarimi Asks City To Pick Up His Legal Tab

Embattled San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi asked the City of San Francisco to pay for his legal bills as he faces an ethics commission hearing, but the city attorney is saying no thanks.

06/07/2012

Members of the Oakland Police Crime Scene Investigation Unit.  (Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Different Administrator Targeted In Oakland School Massacre

The gunman accused of killing six students and an employee at Oikos University in Oakland targeted a school administrator other than the woman who ran the Christian college’s nursing program, said Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan.

04/05/2012

Tire tracks marred a community room floor at Amberwood Gardens nursing home in San Jose. (CBS)

No Charges In Deadly San Jose Nursing Home Crash

Lats summer, 91-year-old Leona Fernandez accidentally crashed her car into a San Jose nursing home, killing two people.

02/25/2012

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