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San Jose: Fatal police shooting capped lengthy cat-and-mouse pursuit

Jacob Dominguez, 33, of San Jose, was shot and killed by San Jose police on Sept. 15, 2017 after being sought in a drive-by shooting and armed robbery, as well as several high-speed escapes from police pursuit. SAN JOSE - For more than a week, San Jose police had been pursuing a felon suspected in

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-18 19:30:35

San Jose police identify suspect fatally shot by officer

The San Jose police chief released more information about a deadly officer-involved shooting that occurred on Friday. Police say Officer Mike Pina shot and killed a suspected gang member who was being sought for armed robbery. As of Monday morning, he's on paid administrative leave. "San Jose PD gan

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2017-09-18 18:58:40

Known Gang Member Fatally Shot By Officer Was Not Armed With a Gun, SJPD Says

A known gang member fatally shot by police late Friday in San Jose was not armed with a gun, San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia said Monday. The deadly shooting incident occured shortly after undercover officers in unmarked cars pulled over Jacob Dominguez in East San Jose. Officers told Dominguez,

NBC BAY AREA - 2017-09-19 01:21:30

San Jose looks at ramping up affordable housing laws for rentals

SAN JOSE - In the wake of the state Legislature's passage of a landmark housing law, San Jose officials may soon activate a city policy that requires developers to build affordable apartments in new rental projects. San Jose adopted its "inclusionary housing" law, which requires developers to set as

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-18 21:45:53

San Jose man killed in rollover crash on Highway 85

SAN JOSE - Authorities have identified the person who was killed early Sunday morning in a car crash on Highway 85 near Bernal Road as Samuel Garcia Jr., 39, of San Jose.Garcia was driving a 1999 Toyota southbound on Highway 85 just north of Great Oaks Boulevard when he lost control of the car and w

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-18 17:36:45

Man fatally shot by San Jose police identified

A man with an "extensive violent criminal record" was identified Monday as the person who San Jose police fatally shot three days ago. Police did not say if Jacob Dominguez, 33, of San Jose, was armed when an officer shot him Friday night. San Jose police officers were in the area of Penitencia Cre

KSBW.COM - 2017-09-19 01:25:00

Residential Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations in San Jose: Firefighters

76 Submit a Complaint SJFD A residential gas leak has prompted evacuations in San Jose, firefighters said Monday afternoon. The evacuations and gas leak are reported in the area of Stokes STreet and Caspian Sea Drive, south of Interstate 280 and near Willow Street Frank Bramhall Park. No other inf

NBC BAY AREA - 2017-09-18 19:19:01

No license? No problem for rogue dentist in San Jose

SAN JOSE - He ignored a judge's order, then the state Dental Board. Now, a former San Jose dentist, whose license has been revoked, is in trouble with Santa Clara County authorities for allegedly practicing anyway - and billing insurance companies for the prohibited work. Michael Marcus, 67, faces f

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-19 19:25:32

San Jose appoints its new city manager in a unanimous vote

SAN JOSE - After serving as the number two top administrator in San Jose City Hall for two years, Dave Sykes will be the new city manager. The unanimous vote from the City Council came during a closed-session meeting Tuesday. "I am honored to lead this amazing organization that I grew up in," Sykes

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-19 19:00:24

UC Berkeley grad to head KNTV and KSTS stations in San Jose

Stacy Owen, a UC Berkeley graduate, is returning to the Bay Area to serve as President and General Manager of the Bay Area NBC and Telemundo-owned stations, KNTV (Channel 11) and KSTS (Channel 48). The appointment was announced by NBC Universal Owned Television Stations, a division of NBCUniversal.

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-19 15:41:44

Review: Chekhov's 'Seagull' hatches an '(Expletive) Bird' in San Jose

Among Anton Chekhov's great plays, his 1896 classic "The Seagull" is a particular favorite among theaters because it is, at least in part, about theater. One character is a famous actress constantly at odds with her son, an aspiring avant-garde playwright who despises the conventional drama she does

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-18 22:28:44

Pizarro: San Jose Museum of Art honors Beverly and Peter Lipman

The San Jose Museum of Art honored longtime supporters Beverly and Peter Lipman on Saturday night at the Wonder Ball, the museum's annual fundraiser. But the Lipmans didn't want to have the spotlight all to themselves and insisted that the stylish crowd of more than 400 included as many artists as p

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-18 20:21:04

Clown Mask Left at San Jose Theft May Be Linked to Other Crimes, Police Say

Is the creepy clown mask back? A victim of theft in the South Bay says one of the suspects left behind a clown mask as he was getting away. The suspect was not wearing it at the time of the crime, but police said it might provide a link to other crimes in the area. "They say they believe it might be

NBC BAY AREA - 2017-09-19 01:41:35

PHOTOS: Luna Park Chalk Art Festival

CAT'S FANCY: Chalk artist Michael Borja enjoys working with tigers. He created this intergalactic tiger at the Luna Park Chalk Art Festival at Backesto Park. Photo by Andre Jaquez. The Luna Park Chalk Art Festival returned this weekend for its 10th annual celebration of color. The event featured liv

METRO ACTIVE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

San Jose flood: City now faces 390 claims from victims totaling $18 million

SAN JOSE - Seven months after flooding from Coyote Creek engulfed hundreds of homes, San Jose faces 390 claims from victims totaling more than $18 million. City officials will decide next week whether to pay out or reject the hundreds of claims. A bulk of claims are from attorney Amanda Hawes, who's

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-17 19:00:34

One-time Concord police chief, San Jose assistant chief, dies

Former Concord Police Chief Robert Bradshaw died last week, a statement from the department said. He was 79.Former Concord Police Chief Robert Bradshaw died last week. He also was an assistant chief with the San Jose Police Department and Nevada Highway Patrol in the 1970s before becoming the chief

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-17 19:31:52

Labor pacts stir fight in San Jose

Quietly but steadily, the San Jose City Council is approaching a major decision this fall that touches an age-old fault line in city politics - whether the city should require that big public works projects be built with union labor. When the council votes on the issue - tentatively scheduled to be

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-17 14:00:52

San Jose: Viva Calle goes 'Downtown and Eastbound'

Khloe Kaneshiro, 4, of San Jose, rides her tricycle through a "carwash" in Japantown during Viva Calle SJ on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. (Jim Gensheimer/Bay Area News Group) SAN JOSE - A mile was added to the length of this year's pedal-powered street party called Viva Calle, taking

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-17 23:25:47

Bay Area Freeway Traffic Continues to Worsen: MTC

No surprise for Bay Area commuters: traffic is getting worse. The Metropolitan Transportation Commission found that weekday traffic congestion across the region jumped 80 percent between 2010 and 2016. Back in 2010, commuters on average spent 1.9 minutes daily driving at freeway speeds below 35 mph.

NBC BAY AREA - 2017-09-19 13:40:29

SJ merchants distribute flyers of transients accused of vandalism

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - Businesses along the Alameda in San Jose are taking matters into their own hands amid complaints that two transients have caused thousands of dollars in property damage over the past couple of years. The businesses have begun issuing their own "community alert," placing the

BAYINSIDER - 2017-09-19 19:21:00