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.
Alameda, Santa Clara Jail Inmates Plan To Resume Hunger StrikeA Bay Area inmate advocacy group announced Thursday that inmates in Santa Clara and Alameda county jails will restart a hunger strike.
4 Santa Clara County Jail Inmates Hospitalized After OverdosingInvestigators are trying to figure out how four inmates who overdosed Wednesday at the Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose got their hands on suspected opioids.
Text Messages Take Center Stage At Santa Clara Jail Beating TrialWere a series of text messages the seeds of a conspiracy or just sarcasm and banter between Santa Clara jail deputies?
2 Santa Clara Jail Deputies To Stand Trial In Inmate AssaultTwo Santa Clara County correctional deputies were ordered Thursday to stand trial for the assault of an inmate at a San Jose jail facility last year.
Escaped Inmates Appear In Court For First Time Since RecaptureTwo inmates appeared in court Friday for the first time since they broke out from Santa Clara County jail in San Jose the night before Thanksgiving and stayed on the loose until earlier this week.
San Jose Home Seriously Damaged During Escaped Inmate CaptureThe South Bay house where the second inmate who had escaped from the Santa Clara County Jail was taken into custody Wednesday night was seriously damaged in the process.
SWAT Officers Search East San Jose Home In Hunt For Escaped InmateSheriff's deputies and SWAT officers in San Jose have surrounded a house where it's believed one of two escaped inmates may be holed up.
Escaped Inmate Eludes Capture At Gilroy HotelAn escaped Santa Clara County inmate remained at large Monday after he checked out of a Gilroy hotel just hours before authorities surrounded it.
$20,000 Reward In Search For Escaped Santa Clara County InmatesAuthorities are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the capture of two dangerous prisoners who escaped from the Santa Clara County Jail on Thanksgiving Eve.
South Bay Jail Inmates Protest Solitary Confinement With Hunger StrikeMore than 100 inmates at the Santa Clara County Jail are refusing to eat in protest of solitary confinement, a practice they believe is cruel.
Trial Set For South Bay Jail Guards Charged With Inmate Murder, AssaultsThree Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies who have pleaded not guilty to charges of murdering an inmate at the Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose are scheduled for a trial early next year.
Suspect Found Sitting In Broken Glass At Burglarized Mountain View StarbucksPolice arrested a burglary suspect sitting inside a Mountain View Starbucks covered in shards of glass.