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Jury takes fraud case against Elizabeth Holmes's ex-partner

Jun. 24, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The fate of hard-nosed technology executive Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani is now in the hands of a jury that will weigh criminal charges alleging he joined disgraced Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, his former partner, in an elaborate fraud that jarred Silicon Valley. ...

Police kill suspect in fatal Modesto, San Jose shootings

Jun. 22, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — After a car chase and standoff, police shot and killed a man suspected in a pair of fatal shootings in San Jose and Modesto that happened in a two-hour span, authorities said Wednesday. The Mercury News in San Jose reported that the suspect fired on police...

Final arguments unfold in second act of Theranos trial drama

Jun. 21, 2022 19:35 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Federal prosecutors on Tuesday depicted former Theranos executive Ramesh “Sunny”” Balwani as an instrumental accomplice in a fraud hatched by his secret lover, former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes. In turn, his lawyers depicted him as a loyal soldier who tried to...

Man arrested for alleged gun violence threat at bus yard

Jun. 17, 2022 22:16 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A transportation worker was arrested Friday for allegedly threatening gun violence at a Northern California rail yard, authorities said. Deputies were called to the Chaboya Division bus yard of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority in San Jose...

California bill would make gunowners buy liability insurance

Jun. 16, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California would be the first state to require gun owners to buy liability insurance to cover the negligent or accidental use of their firearms, if lawmakers approve a measure announced Thursday. “Guns kill more people than cars. Yet gun owners are not...

Explosive device found at home of San Jose councilwoman

Jun. 14, 2022 22:12 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Police were investigating Tuesday after an explosive device was found at the home of San Jose City Council member Dev Davis. Davis was home with her family in the Willow Glen neighborhood Tuesday morning when neighbor found a suspicious device near her...

Security guard killed in double-murder suicide tried to help

Jun. 13, 2022 20:28 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A security guard who tried to intervene during a domestic dispute was fatally shot by a man who then shot and killed the mother of his children before turning the gun on himself, police said Monday. All three were pronounced dead Sunday at the scene after...

California police seize arsenal of 65 guns and ammunition

Jun. 11, 2022 15:14 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police seized an arsenal of weapons and thousands of rounds of ammunition from the home of a homicide suspect in Northern California during a search earlier this week. The San Jose Police Department said in a statement late Friday that it recovered more than 65...

California legislative races feature intraparty struggles

Jun. 08, 2022 02:36 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democrats in deep blue California have a virtual lock on overwhelming majorities in the state Legislature for the foreseeable future. But there still was election drama Tuesday as voters chose among candidates for 100 legislative seats in a primary...

Safeway employee shot and killed inside California store

Jun. 06, 2022 15:36 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A Safeway employee was shot and killed inside a San Jose grocery store and authorities were searching for a gunman, police said. The incident happened around 3:35 a.m. Sunday inside the store, apparently following an altercation between the Safeway male...