2,500 Crime Lab Drug Tests Botched In Santa Clara CountyThe 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.
SJ Officer Cleared In Fatal Shooting Of Man Holding Child As Human ShieldA San Jose police officer, who was involved in a fatal shooting earlier this year, has been cleared by the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.
Bay Area DA's Offices Outsource To Collect Big From Bad Check WritersBouncing a check has never been a good thing to do, and in a strange twist of irony where people are writing few and fewer of them—the penalty for writing a bad one might be harsher than it was before.
Contra Costa County Prosecutors Consider StrikeDeputy district attorneys in Contra Costa County said that a strike is a distinct possibility given the wave of deep cuts that have swept through their office.
Contra Costa Prosecutor Files Claim In Wake Of Rape AllegationsA Contra Costa County prosecutor has filed a claim against his bosses in the district attorney’s office, claiming malicious prosecution and defamation as a result of rape charges against him.
No Charges In Deadly San Jose Nursing Home CrashLats summer, 91-year-old Leona Fernandez accidentally crashed her car into a San Jose nursing home, killing two people.
SF Program Targets Immigrant Domestic Violence VictimsAs part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office has launched a new policy for immigrant victims.
Santa Clara County Departments Face The Budget AxeA more than $200 million budget deficit has many Santa Clara County departments grasping for ways to help bridge the gap.