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After San Jose Police Shooting, Scrutiny Increases in the Wake of Ferguson, M...

A recent San Jose Mercury News story includes information about a police shooting that occurred in  mid-August of this year. While the shooting is still under investigation and is already receiving considerable media attention, the Mercur...
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San Jose Suffers Third Homicide in a Single Week

Though homicide is down in San Jose compared to 2013, the city recently experienced a twelve hour period in which three homicides occurred. The most recent occurred in the parking lot of a convenience store on Edenview Drive on Saturday, August...
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Alix Catherine Tichelman Linked to Google Executive's Death and a Similar Cas...

The investigation into the recent death of Google executive Forrest Timothy Hayes has now developed into a homicide investigation spanning at least two states. Alix Catherine Tichelman, 26, allegedly gave Hayes a fatal dose of heroin in Novembe...
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Registered Sex Offenders have Rights that Must be Rigorously Defended

The San Jose Mercury News reports that a registered sex offender has been arrested for suspicion of sexual assault after he was taken into custody after allegedly assaulting an acquaintance. The alleged assault took place near the Plant shoppi...
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Santa Clara County District Attorney Announces Mistake in Drug Lab Testing

Though the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office says that this mistake has not impacted anyone in custody or had an influence on any cases, this recent "mistake" should serve as a reminder of the possible errors that can occur in the h...
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Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect's Statements may be Suppressed

Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may have been illegally questioned by FBI agents after he was apprehended in 2013. His defense lawyers argue that the agents continued to question him even after he asked for an attorney multip...
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San Jose Police Arrest Suspect in Connection with Homicide Investigation

San Jose police have arrested another suspect in what has turned into a four month long investigation. On June 19, the San Jose Police Department received a 911 call reporting a man who had been shot on the 1600 block of Virginia Avenue. That a...
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Homicide in a Homeless Shelter

Police reported that a man was fatally stabbed at a homeless shelter some time around early Wednesday morning. They responded to a call that was received shortly after the clock struck midnight. A 911 call presumably from the homeless shelter i...
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Search Continues for Shooters at Substation

The PG & E Substation located at Metcalf Road in San Jose was damaged by bullets shot at the station on April 16, 2013. This station provides a significant service in the transmission lines of the Bay Area. Five bullets fired from unknown s...
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San Jose Man Facing Third Strike Killed By Police

Two San Jose police officers shot and killed a man in San Jose on Saturday afternoon after a wild 20-minute chase on Highway 85 and through residential streets. The suspect was a 25 year old man facing a third strike conviction. The pursuit end...
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