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.
UPDATE: Santa Clara County DA to Confront Homeland Security Over VTA ShootingSanta Clara County district attorney Jeff Rosen is ready to ask the United States Department of Homeland Security why the agency didn't inform local authorities about detaining and interviewing the man behind last week's mass shooting at the VTA railyard
AG Rob Bonta, Prosecutors Remind Californians Of Red Flag Laws In Wake Of VTA ShootingFollowing the mass shooting at the VTA rail yard in San Jose and amid an increase in gun violence, Attorney General Rob Bonta joined prosecutors to remind Californians about the state's red flag laws.
Could VTA Shooting Have Been Prevented? Gun Violence Restraining Orders Increase in CaliforniaAs the shock wears off and the long road of healing begins for victims of the Bay Area’s deadliest mass shooting, questions arise. Were there any signs that VTA technician Samuel Cassidy was planning the attack? Could it have been prevented?
VTA Light Rail Service Remains In Limbo After Mass Shooting; Trains May Not Roll Again For WeeksOne week after a VTA employee killed nine co-workers in a mass shooting at the San Jose rail yard, officials said it could be longer than expected before light rail service gets back on track.
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.
VTA Light Rail Service Suspended Indefinitely; Buses Running Along RoutesThe Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority announced on Twitter at 1:45 p.m. Sunday that VTA light rail service is suspended until further notice.
UPDATE: Who Is Samuel Cassidy, Gunman In San Jose Mass Shooting At VTA Rail Yard?The man who shot and killed eight people at a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) light rail yard Wednesday was identified as Sam Cassidy, 57, a San Jose resident and VTA employee.
San Jose VTA Shooting Victim Stories: Lars Kepler Lane – Friends Called Him 'Kep'On Saturday, Lars Kepler Lane would've turned 64. "Kep," as he was called, was murdered during Wednesday morning's mass shooting at the VTA rail yard where he worked for about 20 years.
San Jose Shooting: Friends, Family of Slain VTA Transit Workers Respond With Statements of Grief and LoveOn the Friday after the Bay Area’s deadliest mass shooting, victims’ co-workers, friends and family are weighing in with messages of pain and grief.
San Jose Shooting: Huge Arsenal of Weapons, Molotov Cocktails Cleared From VTA Shooter’s HomeAuthorities cleared out a massive cache of weapons, ammunition and explosives from the home of VTA shooter Samuel Cassidy Friday afternoon and finally reopened the neighborhood for area residents.
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: Gunman Targeted Victims; Shooting 'Was Very Personal'Kirk Bertolet huddled inside his office as the horror of Wednesday's mass shooting at the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority unfolded. Once the gunfire and screams stopped, he carefully raced out to see if he could help the victims.