Authorities on Tuesday arrested a South County transient accused of sexually assaulting a woman who tried to help him.
Someone made off with scores of goats from a farm in unincorporated South County just after Thanksgiving, according to authorities.
This marks the second consent decree imposed on the county jail system—the fifth largest in California—since last month.
A 33-year-old Stockton man has been charged with sex-trafficking a young woman from San Jose to Salt Lake City.
John Hirokawa forced his former boss into her first runoff, but Sheriff Laurie Smith still managed to secure a commanding lead.
Newly unearthed records reveal how the sheriff candidate helped Morrissey keep his job, get good assignments and sue Santa Clara County.
Santa Clara County has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by former inmate Rikki Martinez, who says he was brutally beaten by jail guards.
The ex-undersheriff says he neglected to refile a candidate statement out of confusion and because the county misinformed him.
A retired accountant for the city of Cupertino was arrested on suspicion of embezzling close to $800,000 from taxpayers.
Investigators have arrested a man suspected of slaughtering nearly a dozen cattle in Morgan Hill back in June.