A lockdown of three Sunnyvale schools Friday was lifted after a report a gunman nearby turned out to be a hoax, police said.
A man wanted on a $1 million warrant after fleeing overseas to avoid facing charges in a fatal hit-and-run in 2011 was arrested Wednesday at San Francisco International Airport, a Santa Clara police spokesman said.
A veteran Bay Area police officer charged with soliciting a prostitute while on duty is back on the job, after prosecutors dropped the case.
The parents of a 13-year-old girl who was sexually abused by her soccer coach claim the nation’s largest youth soccer organization was negligent in failing to require background checks of her abuser.
The city of Sunnyvale’s unique cross-training program – where police, emergency medical personnel and firefighters are trained to perform many of the duties of their colleagues – may soon become a blueprint for towns across the country.
A man who was struck in an officer-involved shooting following an apparent family fight and an attack on an officer Saturday evening in Sunnyvale died that night, according to Sunnyvale public safety officials.
A used-car dealership in Sunnyvale has unexpectedly closed down, leaving at least 20 customers complaining they’ve were cheated out of money or sold cars without proper paperwork.
Yahoo has bought another Silicon Valley mobile startup as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to create more compelling products for smartphones and tablet computers.
As winter approaches and the weather gets colder, thousands of homeless people will now be able to seek shelter at three locations in Santa Clara County.
The survey by CareerBuilder put San Jose at the top of the list of metro areas with the most job growth from 2010 to 2012.