April 15-26, 2015

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Defendant in Vallejo Kidnapping Blamed Vaccine, FBI Says

Defendant in Vallejo Kidnapping Blamed Vaccine, FBI Says

The FBI says the man charged in a California kidnapping that police initially dismissed as a hoax told a television news reporter he had a psychotic break and blamed a side effect from a vaccine in part for his...

Death at County Jail Now a Criminal Investigation

Death at County Jail Now a Criminal Investigation

A death at the Santa Clara County Jail has turned into a criminal investigation. Three correctional officers involved in the death have had search warrants issued at their homes.

Report: City Spends $1M Yearly on 'Potty-Sitters'

Report: City Spends $1M Yearly on 'Potty-Sitters'

San Francisco pays workers up to $16 per hour to patrol public potties, according to Matier & Ross.

Chicken, Goose Slow Down Bay Area Commutes

Chicken, Goose Slow Down Bay Area Commutes

A chicken and goose on two Bay Area freeways created minor slowdowns Wednesday morning for early morning commuters.

Man Fatally Shot by Cops May Have Had Knife: Investigators

Man Fatally Shot by Cops May Have Had Knife: Investigators

Investigators believe that a Texas man shot to death by deputies with his hands up was holding a knife, the sheriff told reporters on Wednesday. Footage was posted online of the shooting of 41-year-old Gilbert...

OSHA Not Notified After Explosion Because Worker Not Injured

OSHA Not Notified After Explosion Because Worker Not Injured

In a terse letter last month to Turner Construction company, Santa Clara County described a steam explosion at Valley Medical Center a year ago as “extremely serious” and “nearly fatal.” But there is no...