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.
After three years of negotiations, the county has reached a settlement in a class action lawsuit over unconstitutional jail conditions.
Santa Clara County officials have identified a man who died in custody at San Jose’s Main Jail on Sunday as 23-year-old Isai Lopez.
Santa Clara County has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by former inmate Rikki Martinez, who says he was brutally beaten by jail guards.
A retired accountant for the city of Cupertino was arrested on suspicion of embezzling close to $800,000 from taxpayers.
Santa Clara County inmates broke their fast on Thursday, claiming a “small victory” after jail officials agreed to address some of their demands.
The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office violated state and local sanctuary policies by allowing federal immigration agents to interview inmates.
Santa Clara County, which plays a key role in regional disaster response, is mulling the idea of using AI to brace for future emergencies.
A Santa Clara County inmate died in custody early Thursday by what officials are calling an apparent suicide.