Santa Clara County

Andre Redmon (Photo Courtesy of Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department)

SF man arrested in connection with deadly shooting, crash

A San Francisco man has been arrested in connection with a fatal…

 

This Sept. 15, 2015 file photo, taken with a drone, shows a street in Middletown, Calif., where several homes were completely destroyed by the Lake County wildfire. The number of new housing units in California declined last year for the first time since the start of the economic recovery, due mostly to wildfires that scorched more that 2,000 homes in Lake and Calaveras counties. (AP Photo/Brian Skoloff, File)

Wildfires cause dip in new California housing units

SACRAMENTO — The number of new housing units in California declined last…

 

San Jose State students get jail for battering black roommate

SAN JOSE — Two former San Jose State University students were each…

 

Amid legal threats, SF debates raising tobacco purchase age to 21

San Francisco’s evolving crackdown on tobacco use enters another stage with a…

Three California correctional deputies have been arrested on suspicion of murder in the death of an inmate at a county jail, Santa Clara County Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. James Jensen said Thursday. (Karl Mondon(/San Jose Mercury News via AP)

California guard says he did not touch inmate found dead

DUBLIN — One of three California jail guards arrested on suspicion of…

Three California correctional deputies have been arrested on suspicion of murder in the death of an inmate at a county jail, Santa Clara County Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. James Jensen said Thursday. (Karl Mondon(/San Jose Mercury News via AP)
Researcher Dan Salkeld holds a wood rat at the Thornewood Open Space Preserve in San Mateo County. Salkeld and his team were doing research on bacteria that causes an illness similar to Lyme disease. (Courtesy Nathan Nieto)

Lyme-like disease bacteria found in Peninsula

Lyme disease has historically been rare in California but an apparent close…

Researcher Dan Salkeld holds a wood rat at the Thornewood Open Space Preserve in San Mateo County. Salkeld and his team were doing research on bacteria that causes an illness similar to Lyme disease. (Courtesy Nathan Nieto)
The 49ers’ Aldon Smith was arrested Thursday on suspicion of DUI and hit-and-run. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

UPDATE: 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith arrested on suspicion of DUI, hit-and-run

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Thursday night on suspicion…

The 49ers’ Aldon Smith was arrested Thursday on suspicion of DUI and hit-and-run. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Laura Jordan, mother of missing eight year-old Madyson Middleton, is embraced by a neighbor Monday, July 27, 2015, outside the Tannery Arts Center apartments where Madyson disappeared Sunday evening while waiting for a friend in Santa Cruz, Calif.  (Dan Coyro/Santa Cruz Sentinel via AP)

Mother pleads for return of missing Santa Cruz 8-year-old

SANTA CRUZ — The mother of a missing 8-year-old girl pleaded for…

Laura Jordan, mother of missing eight year-old Madyson Middleton, is embraced by a neighbor Monday, July 27, 2015, outside the Tannery Arts Center apartments where Madyson disappeared Sunday evening while waiting for a friend in Santa Cruz, Calif.  (Dan Coyro/Santa Cruz Sentinel via AP)

Gilroy woman charged in alleged scams through fraud investments, money transfer service

A 44-year-old woman who allegedly scammed her victims out of more than…

Courtesy photoPsychiatrist Suzan Song

Bay Area workshops help refugees share challenges of parenting in U.S.

The Immigrant/Refugee Parent Project, a collaborative effort by several immigrant groups, will…

Courtesy photoPsychiatrist Suzan Song
AP Photo/San Jose Police DepartmentThis undated photo released by the San Jose Police Department shows San Jose police officer Geoffrey Graves. A veteran Northern California police officer is accused of raping a woman at a hotel after escorting her there while he was on duty

San Jose police officer arrested on rape charges

A veteran Northern California police officer is accused of raping a woman…

AP Photo/San Jose Police DepartmentThis undated photo released by the San Jose Police Department shows San Jose police officer Geoffrey Graves. A veteran Northern California police officer is accused of raping a woman at a hotel after escorting her there while he was on duty

At least 23 flu deaths reported in the Bay Area

As flu season continues this winter, Santa Clara County reported two more…

Ford via AP file photoA motorcycle collided with a Ford Mustang on Highway 1

Motorcyclist killed in Highway 1 crash identified as San Mateo man

A motorcyclist who died after crashing into a car on state Highway…

Ford via AP file photoA motorcycle collided with a Ford Mustang on Highway 1
Patrick Breen/The Arizona Republic via APArizona State's Eric Jacobsen fights for a loose ball with Stanford's Chasson Randle

Santa Clara County investigating what caused nearly 50 Stanford students to fall ill

Forty-eight Stanford University students are recovering from a flu-like sickness, including four…

Patrick Breen/The Arizona Republic via APArizona State's Eric Jacobsen fights for a loose ball with Stanford's Chasson Randle
Family photo provided by attorney Robert Allard/APA Northern California sheriff's office has arrested three 16-year-old boys on accusations that they sexually battered 15-year-old Audrie Pott who hanged herself eight days after the attack last fall.

Three teens charged in Saratoga sexual abuse case that lead to girl's suicide

SARATOGA, Calif. — Three boys arrested last week on suspicion of sexually…

Family photo provided by attorney Robert Allard/APA Northern California sheriff's office has arrested three 16-year-old boys on accusations that they sexually battered 15-year-old Audrie Pott who hanged herself eight days after the attack last fall.

Gilroy slaying suspect arrested

A man wanted in connection with the fatal shooting in July of…

AP file Photo/Jeff ChiuState safety officials have fined an elevator company in connection to a death of a worker at the site of the new 49ers stadium.

49ers suing Santa Clara County over lost stadium cash

The 49ers sued Santa Clara County this week after hitting a bump…

AP file Photo/Jeff ChiuState safety officials have fined an elevator company in connection to a death of a worker at the site of the new 49ers stadium.

Cold-case unit launched by District Attorney's Office

Santa Clara County's new district attorney, Jeff Rosen, Wednesday announced the formation…