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 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.

Santa Clara County Pays $365K to Settle Excessive-Force Case

Santa Clara County has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by former inmate Rikki Martinez, who says he was brutally beaten by jail guards.

Retired Cupertino Accountant Arrested on Suspicion of Stealing $800,000 in Taxpayer Funds

A retired accountant for the city of Cupertino was arrested on suspicion of embezzling close to $800,000 from taxpayers. 

ICE ‘Mistakenly’ Allowed Into Santa Clara Co. Jails, Sheriff Says

The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office violated state and local sanctuary policies by allowing federal immigration agents to interview inmates.

Santa Clara County Considers Using Artificial Intelligence to Improve Disaster Response

Santa Clara County, which plays a key role in regional disaster response, is mulling the idea of using AI to brace for future emergencies.

Santa Clara County Inmate Accused of Raping a Child Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

A Santa Clara County inmate died in custody early Thursday by what officials are calling an apparent suicide.