San Jose Shooting: Harrowing Body Camera Footage Shows Moment Deputies Found VTA GunmanThe Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office early Tuesday evening released dramatic body camera video from deputies who first responded to the mass shooting at a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) railyard in San Jose last week.
UPDATE: Union Leader, VTA Deny Reports That Samuel Cassidy Was Facing Disciplinary MeetingA transit union president and officials with the Valley Transportation Authority have denied reports circulating that Samuel Cassidy, the VTA employee who killed nine people during a deadly rampage at a San Jose rail yard, was facing a disciplinary hearing the morning of the shooting.
San Jose Shooting: Chilling Surveillance Video Of Casual Railyard Stroll ReleasedAs Samuel Cassidy was in the midst of his deadly rampage at the Valley Transit Authority rail yard, he was recorded on a security camera calmly strolling between the two buildings where nine co-workers were killed in a hail of bullets.
Santa Clara County Sheriff Smith Poised To Win Runoff ElectionSanta Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith is poised to begin her sixth term in office as preliminary election results show her with a double-digit lead against opponent John Hirokawa.
Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith Appears Headed To Runoff ElectionSanta Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith appears headed to a runoff election in November after not receiving a majority of the vote to secure her sixth term in office.
Santa Clara County Deputies Union Seeks Criminal Investigation Into SheriffA union representing Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies is seeking a criminal investigation into alleged crimes by Sheriff Laurie Smith while serving on the Blue Ribbon Commission on Improving Custody Operations earlier this year.
South Bay Sheriff Cancels 'Bulletproof' Police Seminar For DeputiesA controversial police training class used all over the country has been cancelled in Santa Clara County due to issues with the aggressive tone of the training.
Sheriff Tries To Reassure Parents Following SJ Church Sex Offender ScandalSanta Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith is working with parents to hear their concerns regarding the incident last month.
Charges Filed Against Sierra LaMar Murder SuspectAntolin Garcia-Torres has been formally charged with kidnap and murder in connection with the disappearance of Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar.
Body Near Santa Clara County Orchard Is Mother Of Iraq VetThe body of a missing Gilroy woman, mother of an Iraq War vet who killed his young sister before killing himself last week, was found Thursday near a well-known orchard in unincorporated Santa Clara County, according to Gilroy police.