VTA Trainee Arrested In San Jose After Threatening To 'Shoot Up the Place'Santa Clara County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Valley Transportation Authority trainee employee in San Jose Tuesday after witnesses said the man threatened gun violence against the transit agency for the second time in two weeks.
VTA Employee Who Witnessed Mass Shooting Dies By Apparent SuicideA Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority employee who witnessed the San Jose mass shooting at a light rail yard in May has died in an apparent suicide, authorities confirmed Tuesday.
VTA Light Rail Service Remains Suspended Ahead of 49ers Preseason GameThe Valley Transportation Agency is offering direct bus service in lieu of light rail service for Saturday's 49ers pre-season game against the Kansas City Chiefs.
VTA Mass Shooting: Light Rail Restart Postponed; Site May Be Demolished To Ease TraumaNearly two months after 9 Santa Clara VTA light rail employees were killed in a mass shooting, the agency has postponed the date for restarting service. The site could be remodeled or torn down so survivors never have to step foot into the buildings again.
Gun Control: San Jose City Council Set To Approve Mandatory Insurance, Annual Fees A Month After VTA ShootingThe San Jose City Council is expected to pass several gun control measures, including requirements to buy liability insurance and pay an annual fee to offset the costs of gun violence.
Legislators Push For $20 Million To Help Families of VTA Shooting Victims, Transit AgencyState and local leaders on Monday were discussing financial support that would be provided to victims' families, survivors and the VTA itself one month after the mass shooting at a San Jose railyard.
Family of VTA Employee Slain in Mass Shooting Speaks OutOn the eve of the Bay Area’s deadliest shooting, Annette Romo and her son are speaking out about the Valley Transportation Authority, the agency that employed her husband for more than 20 years.
VTA Shooting: Additional Personnel Files On Gunman Reveal Missed Days At Work, InsubordinationFour weeks after a Valley Transportation Authority employee killed nine of his colleagues in the deadliest mass shooting in Bay Area history, the agency released more personnel files about the gunman.
San Jose Mandates Video Recording Of All Gun Purchases In Wake Of VTA ShootingIn the wake of a workplace mass shooting that claimed the lives of nine transit workers, San Jose officials have passed a new gun law that requires retailers to video record all firearm purchases.
VTA Shooting: Personnel Files Of Gunman Released; Colleague Feared He'd 'Go Postal'Valley Transportation Authority officials on Thursday released documents about the gunman who killed nine of his colleagues at the light rail yard in San Jose last month, including an account from a colleague who feared him.
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo Renews Calls For Mandatory Insurance, Annual Fees For Gun Owners Following VTA ShootingIn the wake of the VTA mass shooting, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo has reintroduced his proposal for mandatory gun owners' insurance and an annual gun fee, in addition to other provisions.