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San Jose State University student arrested with loaded gun

Sep. 19, 2019 7:53 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose State University says campus police arrested a student who was armed with a loaded semi-automatic handgun, ammunition and a knife after making a threat on social media. The university said in a statement Thursday the student was taken into custody and suspended from the...

Former UC Berkeley student to stand trial in sexual assault

Sep. 17, 2019 8:05 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A former University of California, Berkeley student has been ordered to stand trial for the alleged sexual assault of two women, one at a fraternity house and another who says he punched and bit her as she tried to push him away. The San Jose Mercury News reports that an Alameda...

John Ralston, former Stanford, Broncos coach, dies at 92

Sep. 15, 2019 10:36 PM EDT

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — John Ralston, who coached Stanford to two Rose Bowl victories and spent five seasons leading the Denver Broncos, has died. He was 92. San Jose State, where Ralston finished his coaching career and later worked as special assistant to the athletic director, said Sunday that Ralston...

Sharks open camp with new captain after Pavelski's departure

Sep. 13, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks wasted little time in replacing Joe Pavelski as captain, giving the role to Logan Couture even before starting camp. Figuring out who will wear the "C'' on the jersey will be easier than making up for all Pavelski provided the Sharks both on and off the ice over...

Key witness in murder trial of Chinese American scion jailed

Sep. 13, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — The prosecution in the murder trial of a wealthy San Francisco Bay Area real estate scion has hit a major snag: A key witness has been arrested on suspicion that he tried to contact a witness for the defense. Prosecutors now may not allow Olivier Adella to testify at the trial...

California lawmakers may trim repeat offenders' sentences

Sep. 12, 2019 9:19 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are on the verge of approving legislation to trim prison sentences for repeat nonviolent felonies. Current law adds an additional year to offenders' sentences for each previous prison or jail term. The bill approved by the state Assembly on Thursday would...

Former NFL defensive back killed at grandmother's home

Sep. 12, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — Police say former NFL defensive back Terrell Roberts was shot and killed while visiting his grandmother's home in a San Francisco Bay Area suburb. Richmond Police spokesman Sgt. Enrik Melgoza says Roberts, who played two seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals, died in the backyard of a...

Report: Recalled California judge fired from coaching job

Sep. 12, 2019 2:03 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A California judge who was recalled for his handling of a sexual assault case against a former Stanford University swimmer has been fired from his new job as a high school tennis coach, a newspaper reported. Fremont Union High School District said Wednesday that ex-judge Aaron...

91-year-old accused in killing where Fitbit gave clues dies

Sep. 12, 2019 1:53 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 91-year-old California man has died after he was arrested last year in the killing of his stepdaughter whose Fitbit helped provide clues to police. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Tony Aiello died Tuesday at a hospital in San Jose where he was taken due to...

Tulsa runs all over San Jose State in 34-16 win

Sep. 8, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Shamari Brooks ran for 140 yards and a touchdown to help Tulsa roll to a 34-16 victory over San Jose State on Saturday night. It was the ninth 100-yard career game for Brooks. T.K. Wilkerson added 92 yards rushing on 15 carries that included two runs into the end zone for Tulsa...