Officers' Shocking Neglect of Disturbed South Bay Jail Inmate Caught on CameraBody camera footage recorded the day an inmate repeatedly beat his head while being transported to the Santa Clara County main jail and then pleaded to correctional officers for medical help was released Friday, three years after the incident.
Dozens Protest Plan for New Santa Clara County Main JailRoughly three dozen protesters gathered outside the Santa Clara County Main Jail Friday afternoon to demand a "shutdown" of plans for the new jail and the sheriff that oversees the facility.
Inmate in Santa Clara County Jail Dies, Another Inmate HospitalizedA 32-year-old Santa Clara County Jail inmate died and a second inmate was hospitalized after the two were found unresponsive in a bathroom at the Elmwood Correctional Facility in Milpitas early Thursday morning, county sheriff's officials said.
31 Gang Members Charged In Brutal Santa Clara County Jail Inmate AssaultThirty-one gang members housed in the Santa Clara County Jail have been indicted by a grand jury on charges of attacking a fellow inmate for about six minutes, leaving him bloody, naked and with broken bones.
Police Arrest Suspect In Los Gatos Strong-Arm RobberyOfficers arrested a suspect in the strong-arm robbery of a cellphone from a restaurant customer Saturday.
Police Arrest San Jose Man For Attempted Murder After Machete AttackThe Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety (DPS) arrested a San Jose man suspected of attacking another man with a machete this week.
COVID: Superior Court Extends Emergency Bail Schedule As Virus Surges In JailsTo help alleviate the issues of COVID-19 cases hitting an all-time high in county jails, Santa Clara County's Superior Court extended the emergency bail schedule.
Suspect Arrested After Slamming SUV Through Security Gate At Santa Clara County JailFor the second time in a week, SWAT teams surrounded the Santa Clara County jail early Sunday after a driver slammed a vehicle into the building leading to a tense standoff.
Palo Alto Police Arrest 18-Year-Old Suspect in Violent Assault, Stabbing Of Elderly ManA Palo Alto teen is behind bars after a violent stabbing attack on an elderly man who remains hospitalized with major stabbing wounds.
Suspect Who Took Officer's Gun Inside Santa Clara County Jail Garage Surrenders After StandoffSanta Clara County Sheriff's deputies are investigating how a handcuffed suspect was able to gain access to an officer's gun, which had been secured in the back of a San Jose police patrol SUV early Wednesday morning.
Santa Clara County Sheriff Reports 3 New COVID-19 Cases Among InmatesThe Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday announced three new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus among inmates at its jails since last weekend.
South Bay Apartment Hunters Duped by Serial ScammerA Campbell man is accused of running a South Bay apartment rental scam and stealing $18,000 from at least half a dozen victims.
Santa Clara Co. Reaches $1.6M Settlement Over Jail ConditionsThe Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office has reached a $1.6 million settlement in a class action lawsuit filed three years ago alleging overuse of solitary confinement and inadequate medical care at county jails, sheriff’s officials said.
Inmate Dies In Cell At Santa Clara County JailA 53-year-old man who was a Santa Clara County Jail inmate died Sunday night, county sheriff's officials said.
Santa Clara County Jail Guards Get 15 Years To Life For Fatal Beating Of InmateThree former Santa Clara County jail guards convicted in the beating death of a mentally ill inmate were sentenced Friday to 15 years to life in state prison.