Santa Clara County Sheriff Race Heats Up, Incumbent's History ScrutinizedThe candidates for Santa Clara County Sheriff squared off Tuesday night in their first forum. With one notable exception: incumbent Laurie Smith.
Grenades Found At San Jose Estate Sale Trigger EvacuationTen homes in a neighborhood in unincorporated East San Jose were evacuated for several hours Monday afternoon when grenades were found during an estate sale.
Cupertino Rooftop Burglary Suspects Nabbed After Stolen Devices Give Them AwayTwo high-tech burglars who allegedly pulled off a roof-top heist of a Silicon Valley electronics store were captured during a traffic stop.
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.
Los Gatos Man Alleges Years Of Sexual Abuse At Hands Of Adoptive ParentsA Los Gatos man has filed a lawsuit accusing the parents who adopted him of using him as a child sex slave for more than a decade.
Deputies Rescue Homeless Man's Dog Injured In VTA AccidentA dog who lives on the streets of San Jose with his homeless owner was badly injured in an accident Monday night, but he is getting help from some deputies and almost 200 generous donors on the Internet.
Santa Clara County Deputy Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI, Brandishing FirearmA Santa Clara County sheriff's deputy was arrested over the weekend outside a Santa Clara fast food restaurant and has been placed on leave, authorities said Tuesday.
Man Rams Patrol Cars, Flees Into Woods, Arrested By Santa Clara SheriffsA man who rammed into Santa Clara County Sheriff's patrol cars and fled into the woods was arrested on Saturday morning.
Friends Question Why Santa Clara County Deputies Fatally Shot WomanFriends and family are questioning why a 61-year-old woman was fatally shot by Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies who say she confronted them with a knife.
Vegas Training Trip Canceled For Santa Clara County Supervisor’s BodyguardSanta Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith and her office are defending assigning a deputy to protect the president of the Board of Supervisors, even after canceling that deputy's planned three-day training course in Las Vegas.
Investigators Hold Last Scheduled Water Search In Sierra LaMar CaseThe Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department announced there will be no further scheduled water searches in the Sierra LaMar case unless they receive tip-offs.
Plan For Sheriff’s Deputies At San Jose Airport Put On HoldThe plan to replace San Jose cops at Mineta International with sheriff's deputies may not fly, at least not for now.
Bay Area DUI Arrests Up Over The Holiday WeekendSan Francisco and Silicon Valley showed significant increases in DUI arrests during this year’s Labor Day Holiday Mobilization crackdown.
Armed Suspect Shot By Sheriff’s Deputy In CupertinoA Santa Clara County sheriff’s deputy exchanged gunfire with a suspect Monday night in Cupertino and the investigation in the non-fatal shooting has closed a main traffic way in Silicon Valley.
Bodies In Home Near Los Gatos A Murder-SuicideDetectives with the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the death of a father and son whose bodies were found in a home north of Los Gatos this week as a murder-suicide, authorities said.