Brock Turner sex assault: Protesters, bike billboards planned for Stanford swimmer's early jail release

Brock Turner sex assault: Protesters, bike billboards planned for Stanford swimmer's early jail release

SAN JOSE — Protesters, including some on wheels, will be right outside the jailhouse doors Friday upon the expected but nevertheless controversial early release of Brock Turner, the former Stanford swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman outside a campus party. A planned rally in front of the Santa...

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Santa Clara County supervisors OK plan to reduce warehousing of mentally ill in jail

Santa Clara County supervisors OK plan to reduce warehousing of mentally ill in jail

SAN JOSE — A year after a bipolar inmate was beaten to death in Santa Clara County while awaiting a bed in a mental health facility, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a diversion plan aimed at reducing the number of mentally ill people warehoused in jail. The...

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San Jose: Man dies after smashing up stranger's apartment, leaping out of window

San Jose: Man dies after smashing up stranger's apartment, leaping out of window

SAN JOSE — A man who broke into a stranger’s apartment and flew into a rage died after he leapt out of a second-story window and landed headfirst trying to flee police officers Tuesday morning, according to police and an eyewitness. San Jose police received multiple 911 calls around 6:36...

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