Suicidal Woman Bites Off Jail Deputy’s Finger After 9-Hour Standoff With Police On I-680 In San Jose
A woman who threatened to jump off an overpass above Interstate 680 in San Jose — prompting a nine hour closure of the freeway Monday — attacked and bit off the finger of a Santa Clara County Sheriff’s deputy while she was booked into jail, according to police.
Police are looking for a potentially suicidal teen girl who ran away from her San Jose home Monday.
An independent investigation into the drowning death of a suicidal man while Alameda police officers and firefighters stood by has found that the death was caused by a breakdown in communications and a lack of training.
A Napa man who was killed Tuesday when his car crashed head-on into a Cal Fire big-rig on state Highway 12 apparently intended to kill himself, a Napa County sheriff’s captain said.