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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Six-Car Pile-Up Closes Two Lanes on Highway 237 in San Jose

Six-Car Pile-Up Closes Two Lanes on Highway 237 in San Jose

CHP has no estimate when lanes will re-open.
Cops Investigate Reported Sex Assault in Vehicle

Cops Investigate Reported Sex Assault in Vehicle

Palo Alto police are seeking a 30-ish man, who allegedly gave a woman a ride, assaulted her and pushed her out of his car in Menlo Park.
Martial Arts Instructor Arrested For Alleged Sexual Battery in Palo Alto

Martial Arts Instructor Arrested For Alleged Sexual Battery in Palo Alto

The man, 39, reportedly tried to kiss one of his minor students.
Man Dies From Heart Attack During First 49ers Game at Levi's Stadium

Man Dies From Heart Attack During First 49ers Game at Levi's Stadium

The man died at the hospital, following the medical emergency at the game.
PG&E Pleads Not Guilty, Denies Obstructing Justice in 2010 San Bruno Fire

PG&E Pleads Not Guilty, Denies Obstructing Justice in 2010 San Bruno Fire

The court action came today in a federal court in San Francisco in connection with the explosion and fire that killed eight and injured 66.
UPDATE: Santa Clara School Lockdown Lifted After Cops Investigate Threatening Call

UPDATE: Santa Clara School Lockdown Lifted After Cops Investigate Threatening Call

The lockdown came on the elementary school's first day.
Sunday Night's Shooting Fatality In East Palo Alto Was Male, 18

Sunday Night's Shooting Fatality In East Palo Alto Was Male, 18

Police are looking for the shooter and asking any witnesses to the incident to come forward.
Santa Clara School on Lockdown on First Day of Classes

Santa Clara School on Lockdown on First Day of Classes

Police activity in the area of Forbes Avenue prompted the decision.
Back-To-School Reminder from Mountain View PD

Back-To-School Reminder from Mountain View PD

Don't forget traffic safety! Read the following tips.
3 Robbery Suspects Arrested After Attacking Elderly Bicyclist in East Palo Alto

3 Robbery Suspects Arrested After Attacking Elderly Bicyclist in East Palo Alto

Law enforcement from East PA, San Mateo County and Menlo Park apprehended the trio suspected in numerous area burglaries.
UPDATE: Fuel Spill Prompted Four Hour Closure on San Mateo-Hayward Bridge

UPDATE: Fuel Spill Prompted Four Hour Closure on San Mateo-Hayward Bridge

CHP says a big-rig carrying dry cement collided with two box trucks and two other vehicles.
TRAFFIC ALERT: All Westbound Lanes of Hwy 92 Closed After Oil Spill

TRAFFIC ALERT: All Westbound Lanes of Hwy 92 Closed After Oil Spill

Lanes are closed in the Foster City area, according to the CHP.
County Grand Jury Indicts Company, Owner, Manager For Cave-In Death of Worker In Milpitas

County Grand Jury Indicts Company, Owner, Manager For Cave-In Death of Worker In Milpitas

“Workplace safety is not an option. What happened to Raul Zapata Mercado was not an accident, it was a crime,” DA said.
Bay Area Hospital Seeks Public's Help To ID Critically Injured Patient

Bay Area Hospital Seeks Public's Help To ID Critically Injured Patient

The hospital has exhausted all of its usual channels for identifying the man found on the ground in an SF neighborhood Sunday.
MVPD: What You Should Know About Child Sexual Predators

MVPD: What You Should Know About Child Sexual Predators

A message from your police department as families prepare for Back to School.
Traffic Advisory: Concert at Shoreline Saturday Evening

Traffic Advisory: Concert at Shoreline Saturday Evening

You know the drill--if you're not going to the concert, avoid the area.
Local Warning Issued Over 'Fire Challenge'

Local Warning Issued Over 'Fire Challenge'

Videos of children taking the “challenge” and burning themselves have been uploaded to Facebook and YouTube.
South Bay Burglary Suspect Arrested

South Bay Burglary Suspect Arrested

He's suspected of several burglaries throughout Santa Clara County.
Handyman Arrested for Allegedly Molesting Girls

Handyman Arrested for Allegedly Molesting Girls

The little girls are 7 and 10 years old.