Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall Counselor Charged with Assaulting Teen in April IncidentThe Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office on Tuesday announced a juvenile hall counselor is facing felony assault charges for repeatedly punching a detained teen and slamming his head against the floor last April.
Former Cupertino Cement Plant Manager Sentenced For Bribery SchemeA former manager of the Permanente Cement Plant and Quarry near Cupertino has been sentenced to a year in county jail following his conviction last year in a bribery scheme that involved more than $100,000 in kickbacks and a luxury trip to Italy.
DA: San Jose Police Lawfully Shot, Killed Man Who Drove Stolen Car Into OfficerA report from the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office says San Jose police officers lawfully shot and killed a man last year who drove a stolen car into a police sergeant, seriously injuring him.
Santa Clara County DA's Office Creates Team To Remove Firearms From Dangerous OffendersThe Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office is forming a specialized, five-person unit focused on removing guns from dangerous offenders who don't have a legal right to own a firearm.
BevMo To Settle Lawsuit Over Items Charged Higher Than AdvertisedRetail beverage giant BevMo! will pay $359,000 to resolve a consumer protection lawsuit brought by a group of district attorney's offices contending that the Concord-based company sometimes charged customers more than the lowest posted or advertised price for items.
CA Attorney General Takes Case Of Prosecutor Who Used Daughter To Lure Suspected MolesterA Santa Clara County prosecutor and father took an unusual, possibly illegal step to help police catch his daughter's suspected molester. He had her lure the suspect while he recorded any incriminating actions nearby.
San Jose Police Release Names Of Officers Involved In Fatal Weekend ShootingSan Jose police on Tuesday released the names of the three officers who shot and killed a car theft suspect who allegedly rammed one of the officers on Saturday.
Ex-Milpitas Officer Charged With Filing False Police ReportA former Milpitas police officer self-surrendered on Tuesday to a $10,000 arrest warrant for a felony charge of filing a false police report, police said in a release.
SJSU Investigated For Handling Of Sexual Harassment AllegationsThe Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office investigated SJSU to see if administrators lied about a sexual harassment investigation.
Supportive Email From Assistant DA To Judge Persky SurfacesJust days before convicted rapist Brock Turner is to be released from jail, a sympathetic email has surfaced that the Assistant DA sent to the judge who gave the former Stanford swimmer a lenient sentence.
Santa Clara Prosecutor Suspended For Withholding Evidence In Gang TrialA Santa Clara County veteran prosecutor has been suspended without pay for withholding evidence in high-profile gang trail in San Jose.