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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
It's 'Operation Safe Passage' Week in Santa Clara County

It's 'Operation Safe Passage' Week in Santa Clara County

Expect increased enforcement of traffic laws near schools.
Stanford Police Seeking Witnesses to Campus Assault

Stanford Police Seeking Witnesses to Campus Assault

The victim sustained serious facial injuries
Police Release Drawing of Police Impersonator Who Threatened Teen

Police Release Drawing of Police Impersonator Who Threatened Teen

The man showed a stun gun or handgun after he stopped the kid
PAPD: How to Spot a Police Impersonator

PAPD: How to Spot a Police Impersonator

Police are trying to calm jittery residents
Driver Killed in Wrong Way Crash Identified

Driver Killed in Wrong Way Crash Identified

Palo Alto firefighters helped extract the trapped drivers
'Three Feet for Safety' Bike Law Takes Effect Next Week

'Three Feet for Safety' Bike Law Takes Effect Next Week

Each year in California, more than 100 people are killed and hundreds of thousands more are injured in bicycle collisions.
Update: One Dead, One Critical in Wrong Way Crash

Update: One Dead, One Critical in Wrong Way Crash

Palo Alto firefighters helped extract the victims
Phone App Allows Scammers to Impersonate Police

Phone App Allows Scammers to Impersonate Police

Details about this new scam so you don't fall victim.
Authorities Search For Mountain Lion That Attacked Boy at Cupertino Winery

Authorities Search For Mountain Lion That Attacked Boy at Cupertino Winery

The 6-year-old was sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries Sunday afternoon.
Los Altos Man, 50, Dies in Scooter Accident on Sunnyvale Street

Los Altos Man, 50, Dies in Scooter Accident on Sunnyvale Street

The Santa Clara County coroner identified the victim from the Friday morning incident.
Man arrested For Two Indecent Exposure Incidents in Palo Alto

Man arrested For Two Indecent Exposure Incidents in Palo Alto

One was at Seale Park, and other at Johnson Park near the playground.
Sen. Hill To Honor Peninsula CHP Officer for Saving Choking 5-Year-Old

Sen. Hill To Honor Peninsula CHP Officer for Saving Choking 5-Year-Old

The event will be Friday morning at Gallery 9 on Main Street in Los Altos as part of "Java With Jerry."
Female Bank Robbery Suspect Caught Walking In Bra & Jeans By Palo Alto Police

Female Bank Robbery Suspect Caught Walking In Bra & Jeans By Palo Alto Police

The woman, 20, allegedly robbed the Wells Fargo on California Avenue Wednesday afternoon.
Owner of Furniture Stores in Vacaville, Gilroy & San Jose Charged With Stealing Thousands From Customers

Owner of Furniture Stores in Vacaville, Gilroy & San Jose Charged With Stealing Thousands From Customers

The defendant operated American Furniture in Gilroy from August 2012 to May 2013 and Galaxy Furniture in San Jose from May 2013 to January.
New California Law Aims to Provide Extra Safety for Kids Biking to School

New California Law Aims to Provide Extra Safety for Kids Biking to School

CHP wants to make sure motorists know about a new law surrounding bicycle safety.
Peninsula Man Gets 9 Years in Prison for Elder Abuse, Fraud

Peninsula Man Gets 9 Years in Prison for Elder Abuse, Fraud

The Menlo Park man was supposed to be helping a woman with dementia, but prosecutors say he took advantage of her disease to rip her off.
JUST IN: PG&E Hit With Additional $1.4 Billion in Penalties For San Bruno Fire

JUST IN: PG&E Hit With Additional $1.4 Billion in Penalties For San Bruno Fire

The new fines and penalties bring the total amount PG&E has been ordered to pay to more than $2 billion.
Part of Hwy 84 Closes Monday Due To Bicyclist Collision

Part of Hwy 84 Closes Monday Due To Bicyclist Collision

The accident happened near Woodside. The cyclists, a man and woman in their 50s, were hospitalized.
This Weekend's a Killer: Buckle Up

This Weekend's a Killer: Buckle Up

The National Safety Council estimates car accidents will kill 395 people over the 2014 Labor Day weekend.
Police Look For Man Who Groped Woman Near Caltrain Station In Palo Alto

Police Look For Man Who Groped Woman Near Caltrain Station In Palo Alto

The victim told officers she recognized the Asian male in his 60s from seeing him previously in the area.