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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Train hits car in Palo Alto -- no injuries

A Caltrain clipped a car at Churchill Avenue in Palo Alto shortly after 6 p.m. today, but no injuries were reported, according...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by train rider, on Nov 27, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 20 comments | 3861 Views

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Student, caught in cyberattack, applauds Google stand

Stanford University sophomore Tenzin Seldon was not entirely surprised to learn that someone from China had hacked into her...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 1, 2010 at 12:29 am | 20 comments | 5089 Views

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Another driveway robbery this a.m. in Palo Alto

An armed robber snagged a Palo Alto woman's purse shortly after midnight this morning (Saturday, Jan. 8) just after she had...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by Ladrome, on Jan 10, 2011 at 1:51 pm | 20 comments | 4041 Views

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Special report: murder victim Jennifer Schipsi's final hours

A narrative account of Oct. 15, 2009, the day Palo Alto real-estate agent Jennifer Schipsi was murdered, based on testimony...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by AnnaNicoleSmith, on Feb 22, 2011 at 11:10 am | 20 comments | 64719 Views

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Three busted for drugs, guns by Menlo task force

Three East Palo Alto men watched their fortunes take a turn for the worse on March 3, as police officers and FBI agents pounced. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Sonny, on Mar 7, 2011 at 4:56 pm | 20 comments | 3802 Views

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Accused Greenmeadow embezzler Kimball Allen pleads not guilty

Kimball Allen, the 29-year-old former administrative manager accused of embezzling more than $65,000 from the Greenmeadow...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jon, on Apr 16, 2011 at 2:12 pm | 20 comments | 6566 Views

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Final arrest made in brazen robbery outside bank

Gerardo Yepez-Soto, the final suspect wanted in connection with a robbery outside Wells Fargo Bank Monday (Aug. 1), was arrested...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by easily, on Aug 5, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 20 comments | 5003 Views

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Man arrested after assault at Palo Alto nightclub

A man was arrested early Saturday morning in Palo Alto after reportedly hitting another man with a bottle during an altercation...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jan 12, 2012 at 8:33 am | 20 comments | 4670 Views

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Police make arrest after manhunt in Midtown

Palo Alto police used four K-9 units -- including one from Los Altos and one from Sunnyvale -- to apprehend a man who had...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by laurenw, on Feb 4, 2014 at 1:24 am | 20 comments | 5474 Views

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Student jailed after assault in school garage

A 19-year-old student at Summit Preparatory Charter High School in Redwood City has been jailed on suspicion of assaulting...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 29, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 20 comments | 4236 Views

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Women sentenced in $256,000 Palo Alto credit union fraud

Two women who stole more than $250,000 out of a couple's Palo Alto credit union account were sentenced Tuesday, Feb. 14,...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Senior Blogger, on Feb 25, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 20 comments | 31900 Views

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Man caught after eluding police at Stanford

An arrested man who was handcuffed and inside a patrol car at the Stanford Police Department early this morning escaped and...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 3, 2012 at 10:19 am | 20 comments | 7375 Views

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Police: Driver at fault for hitting pedestrians

The 89-year-old driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously injured two women in an El Camino Real crosswalk Sept. 30 was...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by ndnorth, on Dec 6, 2012 at 7:44 pm | 20 comments | 7190 Views

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Suspect at large in Palo Alto armed robbery

A masked man wielding a handgun robbed a 7-Eleven store in Midtown early Wednesday morning, Palo Alto police said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Yogi Berra, on Jun 14, 2013 at 5:22 pm | 20 comments | 17349 Views

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Brazen downtown bank robbery hits Palo Alto

Police are searching for the perpetrator of a bank robbery that occurred Friday evening at Chase Bank on Hamilton Avenue...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2013
Last comment by CONNIE MANZO, on Oct 17, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 20 comments | 7066 Views

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Suspected burglar bitten by K-9, arrested

A Palo Alto police dog helped officers in locating and arresting a man who allegedly burglarized a vacant commercial building...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Love crescent park dad, on Jan 16, 2015 at 11:10 am | 20 comments | 8298 Views

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Stanford student's vehicular manslaughter case may hinge on technicality

The case of a Stanford University student facing charges in the death of one taxi passenger and the injury of another passenger...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Sue Dremann, on Jun 17, 2016 at 6:00 pm | 20 comments | 13579 Views

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Pushing the speed limit? Beware the drones

<I>Editor's note: This article was posted on April 1 -- April Fools' Day. It is satire, and thus, while occasionally referencing...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by funny, on Apr 2, 2016 at 6:50 pm | 20 comments | 15965 Views

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Car crashes into Palo Alto home decor store

A car crashed through the front doors into the Hudson Grace store in Town & Country Village in Palo Alto Wednesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Chrisc, on Oct 16, 2016 at 11:16 am | 20 comments | 16254 Views

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Caltrain strikes car at East Meadow crossing

A train has struck an occupied vehicle at the East Meadow crossing in Palo Alto on Thursday afternoon, according to Caltrain....

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2017
Last comment by Leslie, on Jan 23, 2017 at 2:04 am | 20 comments | 5401 Views
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