Santa Clara County Settles Lawsuit Over Jail Conditions for Physically Disabled Inmates

This marks the second consent decree imposed on the county jail system—the fifth largest in California—since last month.

Alleged Pimp Arrested in San Jose for Sex-Trafficking Young Woman He Found on Instagram

A 33-year-old Stockton man has been charged with sex-trafficking a young woman from San Jose to Salt Lake City.

Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith Poised for Sixth Term

John Hirokawa forced his former boss into her first runoff, but Sheriff Laurie Smith still managed to secure a commanding lead.

San Jose Inside/Metro Win Top Honors From Society of Professional Journalists

San Jose Inside won two awards in the regional Society of Professional Journalists 2018 Excellence in Journalism contest.

Santa Clara Co. Settles Prison Law Office Litigation Over Unlawful Jail Conditions

After three years of negotiations, the county has reached a settlement in a class action lawsuit over unconstitutional jail conditions.

Transcripts Show How Sheriff Candidate Went to Bat for Ex-Union Boss Don Morrissey

Newly unearthed records reveal how the sheriff candidate helped Morrissey keep his job, get good assignments and sue Santa Clara County.

Santa Clara County Wants a Closer Look at Sheriff Laurie Smith’s Overtime Spending

The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office has far exceeded its overtime budget in the past six years, according to a newly published audit.