San Jose School Board Trustee Charged with Stealing Campaign Funds Raised from Developers

John Lindner, a Franklin-McKinley School District trustee, has been charged with grand theft, perjury and violating state election law.

San Jose’s Independent Police Auditor’s Office Criticizes Lack of Transparency About Use of Force

An annual review by San Jose’s Independent Police Auditor comes up for discussion at Tuesday’s City Council meeting—the last until August.

Sierra LaMar Killer Sentenced to Life in Prison without Parole

Parents of Sierra LaMar, who was murdered by Antolin Garcia Torres, found little comfort in the life sentence he received.

One Voice: Summit on Sexual Assault Creates Important Conversation on College Rape

An event to combat sexual assaults on college campuses featured District Attorney Jeff Rosen, Congresswoman Jackie Speier and actress Sharon Stone.

DA’s Office Flip-Flops on Charges for Jail Guard Assault 3 Years Ago

A former Santa Clara County jail guard was arrested on suspicion of beating an inmate years ago, raising concerns about what took so long.

Lost in Translation: Interpreter Shortage Deprives Justice in Santa Clara County Courts

An interpreter shortage has people giving up their rights, judges acting unethically and court officials saying everything is fine.