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Suspected Shooter in San Jose Pursuit, Standoff Appears in Court

The woman accused of shooting at deputies during a carjacking chase in San Jose made her first appearance in court Wednesday. Joanna Mae Macy-Rodgers was charged with eight felony counts, with four of those related to firing a shotgun at pursuing officers. Court documents released Wednesday show Mac


San Jose police investigating series of robberies

SAN JOSE (KRON) -- It appears that at least three auto parts stores were robbed last night across South San Jose. They include the autozone store along Cottle Road, the Autozone on Alamden Express Way and an O’Reilly Auto parts across the street on Branham Lane.


New Gun Safety Plan Proposed By San Jose Mayor

SAN JOSE, CA -- Mayor Sam Liccardo presented a plan Tuesday to modify a San Jose gun control ordinance that has not been updated in almost 40 years. He was joined by mothers advocating for gun control, high school students in the March for Our Lives movement, Police Chief Eddie Garcia and others at


Group Demands Parking Spaces, Aid For Homeless San Jose State Students

SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) — A student group advocating for the homeless attending San Jose State University is demanding spaces be set aside inside a campus parking garage so homeless students can sleep in their cars.


Family seeks answers in hit-and-run death of San Jose man run over by three vehicles

In life, Robbie Matthews was a cherished light in the lives of loved ones. His death, on a darkened roadway in King City, has left his family and friends heartbroken, and with far more questions than answers.


SJ Substance Abusers Beware: DUI Checkpoint To Be Set Up Thursday

SAN JOSE, CA -- Thursday night is not the time to be drinking and driving in San Jose. The police department will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint then at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.


Two Bay Area men convicted in bid-rigging scheme

A federal jury Wednesday convicted two Bay Area men of conspiring to defraud the United States and commit mail and wire fraud in connection with a plot to rig bids for the construction of a building at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.


DNA leads to arrest in half century-old cold case murder of 11-year-old California girl

Colorado authorities arrested a suspect in connection with the slaying of an 11-year-old Southern California girl in 1973, authorities said Wednesday. James Alan Neal, 72, was picked up in Colorado on Tuesday and charged with the murder of 11-year-old Linda O'Keefe in 1973, Newport Beach police and


Google to San Jose Opponents Allege Mayor's Conflict of Interest

The battle over Google’s plan to build a campus in downtown San Jose has a new flashpoint: a condo formerly owned by the mayor’s wife. Now it's the subject of a debate about whether or not Mayor Sam Liccardo should have been involved in the vote on Google’s future in San Jose.


UC Santa Cruz student from Bay Area indicted for allegedly developing app to sell illegal drugs

SAN JOSE (KRON) - A UC Santa Cruz student was indicted on federal charges Tuesday, accused of developing an app to sell illegal drugs including methamphetamine and cocaine. According to authorities, 18-year-old Collin Howard of Sunnyvale was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Jose on drug distr


New molestation lawsuit against disgraced San Jose priest

SAN JOSE — A former Roman Catholic priest and convicted sex offender is facing a civil suit filed by a minor who alleges that he repeatedly sexually assaulted her in her family’s home.


Massive mural project underway in downtown San Jose

If you think downtown San Jose couldn’t fit a few more murals, you need to check out the 100 Block Mural Project, which is underway on a wall of the Valley Title building across from the California Theatre.


Latest location of California bikini-barista coffee shop encounters criticism: 'Just disgusting'

The opening of a new bikini-barista coffee stand in California’s Bay Area is drawing the eyes – and the ire – of nearby residents. The latest location of Pink Pantherz Espresso, a coffee chain that employs bikini- or lingerie-clad servers, is being criticized as “disgusting” and “disrespectful” afte


South Bay's first gender center officially opens in San Jose

Silicon Valley's new Gender Health Center is now open in San Jose and providing services to transgender, nonbinary, and gender-diverse patients. The opening last week followed a soft opening late last year. It is the first and only such facility in the South Bay, officials pointed out during a recen


100 murals meant to curb graffiti, beautify community going up in Downtown San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- One-hundred artists are building a better Bay Area, one brush stroke at a time. A new massive mural project is going up in Downtown San Jose in an effort to curb graffiti, beautify streets and get people into public spaces.


Suspected gunwoman arraigned in UPS carjacking that ended with police shooting

SAN JOSE — The woman who allegedly wielded a shotgun in a Valentine’s Day police chase that ended in the hijacking of a UPS truck and driver and the fatal shooting of another suspect by police, was arraigned Wednesday on charges that could land her in prison for the rest of her life.


Hayward Police Carjacking Pursuit Ends In I-880 Crash

HAYWARD (CBS SF) — Hayward police were in pursuit of a vehicle involved in a carjacking when the suspect vehicle collided with five other vehicles on I-880 near Winton Ave. in Hayward, according to CHP.


Campbell crime report for the week of March 1

1300 block Parsons Avenue: An unknown suspect ordered property using the victim’s credit card. 2300 block S. Winchester Boulevard: The suspect was involved in a disturbance with another subject. When asked to leave, the suspect knocked over items, causing damage.


Burglary Suspects Leave Video of the Crime on Couples’ iCloud

A San Jose couple came home from vacation last Sunday and found their car stolen and their home ransacked and despite catching the burglars on camera, they’re still waiting for answers from police.


The very best movies screening in San Jose this week

Want to see a movie, but not sure what's worthwhile? Check out this week's lineup of acclaimed movies showing on the big screen in and around San Jose. Read on for the highest rated films to catch, based on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes' Tomatometer Score, which reflects the opinions of hundreds