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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Woman arrested after car search nets gun, suspected drugs

Palo Alto police have arrested a woman who they say falsely identified herself after officers searched the car she was in...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2022
Last comment by Mama, on Sep 19, 2022 at 10:52 am | 5 comments | 6491 Views

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Woman arrested for allegedly attacking men with wine bottle, robbing one

Palo Alto police arrested a woman on Saturday afternoon after she allegedly attacked two men with an empty wine bottle before...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2022
Last comment by John Donegan, on Sep 13, 2022 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 2360 Views

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Armed robbers corner couple at Stanford Shopping Center, escape with jewelry and purse

Five men robbed a couple parked at Stanford Shopping Center where they took jewelry and a purse before they escaped in two...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2022
Last comment by Jason Castelano, on Sep 10, 2022 at 7:41 am | 40 comments | 11182 Views

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Attorney general appeals to state Supreme Court after overturn of three jail guards' murder convictions

The state's top prosecutor filed a petition with the state Supreme Court asking the justices to hear a case involving an...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by Harrison Peters, on Sep 9, 2022 at 7:36 am | 1 comment | 3329 Views

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Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes asks for new trial

Attorneys for Elizabeth Holmes, the former Theranos CEO convicted of fraud, have asked a judge for a new trial, citing a...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 8, 2022 at 5:06 pm | 3 comments | 2965 Views

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Police bust Palo Alto marijuana grow house

Palo Alto police uncovered a marijuana-growing operation in a Crescent Park home on Aug. 10 while investigating a noise complaint,...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2022
Last comment by Lindsey Harker, on Sep 5, 2022 at 11:21 am | 42 comments | 19172 Views

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Alleged cold-case killer of Palo Alto teen being held without bail

Gary Gene Ramirez, the Hawaii resident charged with murdering, raping and kidnapping a 15-year-old Palo Alto High School...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4493 Views

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Man on roof allegedly tries to break home's skylight, arrested for attempted residential burglary

The sound of banging on the roof of a home in Palo Alto's Fairmeadow neighborhood led to the arrest of a man on suspicion...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2646 Views

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Police investigate sexual assault at Palo Alto Transit Center

Police are searching for a man who a woman said sexually assaulted her at the Palo Alto Transit Center in the early morning...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2022
Last comment by Ferdinand , on Aug 31, 2022 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 3756 Views

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Two men arrested in Palo Alto after allegedly burglarizing vehicles, colliding with police cars

Palo Alto police arrested two men Thursday after the pair allegedly burglarized multiple cars in Palo Alto and, when confronted...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2022
Last comment by Sanjay Chopra, on Aug 31, 2022 at 10:17 am | 12 comments | 6341 Views

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Power outage impacts hundreds of customers Monday morning

A power outage has affected hundreds of customers in Palo Alto's northern neighborhoods Monday morning, according to Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2022
Last comment by jvpadojino, on Aug 25, 2022 at 7:39 am | 17 comments | 12910 Views

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Amid outcry over sheriff's Batmobile raid, San Mateo County supervisors ask state attorney general to investigate

Supervisors on Aug. 16 asked the state attorney general to make an inquiry into the criminal investigation and prosecution...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2022
Last comment by MD, on Aug 22, 2022 at 7:02 pm | 3 comments | 12486 Views

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Karen Stitt's friends, family remember a vibrant soul who was brutally murdered

The sudden but long-awaited break in Karen Stitt's decades-old murder brought surprise and relief to her friends and family....

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2022
Last comment by NanaDi, on Aug 19, 2022 at 12:57 pm | 1 comment | 5344 Views

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Elderly man targeted in another 'roadside jewelry' robbery attempt

A man in his 80s and the bystander who tried to help him were targeted in a brazen robbery attempt and assault with a vehicle...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2022
Last comment by Eleanor Prescott, on Aug 15, 2022 at 11:25 am | 14 comments | 6365 Views

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Woman robbed of necklace, cellphone during Sunday morning walk

Police arrested two men in connection with robbing a woman of her necklace and cellphone on Sunday morning in Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2022
Last comment by Peter Gallagher, on Aug 12, 2022 at 7:55 am | 11 comments | 4198 Views

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Pets In Need staff won't face trial in puppy-deaths case

Three women who faced misdemeanor charges related to the deaths of seven puppies in a hot van last summer were granted acceptance...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2022
Last comment by Hazel, on Aug 11, 2022 at 6:37 pm | 9 comments | 5221 Views

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Police search for man who allegedly raped woman on Stanford campus on Tuesday

A man reportedly grabbed a woman from a parking lot at Stanford University and raped her in a restroom on Tuesday, according...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 11, 2022 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 7137 Views

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Robber snatches keys from apartment building worker in come-from-behind attack

An apartment building employee was startled by a man who took her work keys in a robbery that left her with a bruise in Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2022
Last comment by peppered, on Aug 11, 2022 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 2747 Views

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Alleged shoplifter resists loss prevention officers, tries to take man's cellphone

Police arrested a man on suspicion of shoplifting merchandise, physically resisting loss prevention personnel and attempting...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2022
Last comment by PaloAltoVoter, on Aug 11, 2022 at 8:18 am | 5 comments | 2912 Views

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Man charged in 1982 cold-case murder of Palo Alto teen

The search for the killer in a nearly 40-year-old cold-case murder of a 15-year-old Palo Alto teen has led to the arrest...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2022
Last comment by NanaDi, on Aug 10, 2022 at 10:39 am | 6 comments | 15234 Views
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