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Arson suspect in custody after setting fire at McDonald’s in Milpitas

Early this morning, June 12, at 2:38AM, the Milpitas Police Department (MPD) took a 911 call regarding the McDonald’s restaurant at 41 Ranch Drive. The...

Milpitas Police arrest suspect who fatally stabbed victims in Milpitas & San Jose

Earlier today, June 1, at 4:30 in the afternoon, a 911 call came in to the Milpitas Police Department (MPD) reporting a stabbing in...

Catching up with Santa Clara County Sheriff Bob Jonsen

Newly elected Santa Clara County Sheriff Bob Jonsen just passed his 90-day mark on the job, having begun work on December 12, 2022. Coming...

Milpitas’ catalytic converter theft protection program launches

As of November 1, the City of Milpitas has had a catalytic converter theft protection program in place.  The program is fueled by $200,000 in...

Candidate feels she is being targeted after signs & banners go missing in Milpitas

It was during this year’s Labor Day weekend when Kelly Yip-Chuan first took to the streets, to put up signs and banners around the...

Authorities need help identifying man who assaulted bus operator in Milpitas

On Wednesday, May 25, at 5:50PM, a VTA bus operator was violently attacked at the Milpitas Transit Center. The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office...

Caught on camera: Break-in at The Best Sandwiches on Main Street

Early this morning, at around midnight, 2 individuals broke into The Best Sandwiches cafe, located at 187 S. Main Street.  The 2 men, who were...

Body of Milpitas woman found buried in neighbor’s backyard

This past Monday, January 31, the Milpitas Police Department (MPD) got a call from a party requesting a welfare check at a woman’s home....

“Active Situation” at Great Mall brings in police from Milpitas, San Jose, CHP

Police personnel from Milpitas, San Jose, and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) poured into The Great Mall parking lot on Friday evening following reports...

Suspect in shooting at Milpitas Square Shopping Center dies at hospital

Last week, on October 15, at 3:41 in the afternoon, Milpitas Police Department (MPD) officers found themselves in a violent encounter with the driver...

New details emerge in murder of transgender woman at Project Homekey site

Natalia Smut, a 24-year-old transgender woman who was killed by her boyfriend in April, had been living in an under-construction room at Milpitas’ Project...

Milpitas couple ran 3 brothels on Murphy Ranch Road, trafficked over 100 sex workers

Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen has charged a Milpitas couple with felony human trafficking, pimping and pandering, and money laundering on allegations...

Milpitas couple arrested for human trafficking

Earlier today, June 9, a human trafficking and pimping investigation that had lasted two years concluded with arrests in Milpitas. The investigation was conducted by...

San Jose gunman died of “multiple gunshot wounds of the head”

The autopsy for Samuel James Cassidy (57), the VTA employee who murdered nine coworkers and then fatally shot himself in San Jose last week,...

Milpitas Police search for man who inappropriately touched child in park

Earlier today, at 9:21am, in Murphy Park by Grand Teton Drive, a 13-year-old girl was taking a walk when a man approached her from...

Community gathers to remember Natalia Smut, Black Trans woman killed in Milpitas

The last time Kiara Ohlde spoke to her cousin, Natalia Smut, was on Thursday, April 22.  They were talking on the phone together, which was...

Homicide on Hillview Court

A call came into 911 during this morning’s AM hours, at 2:29, from a 22-year-old male caller from Union City named Elijah Segura. He...

In Angelo Quinto’s death, it’s his family’s words against those of the police

On December 23, 2020, in her home in Antioch, California (60 miles northeast of Milpitas), Maria Quinto-Collins started running a video camera and aimed...

San Jose City College leaders weigh in on solutions to anti-Asian violence

“The story of the AAPI community is not monolithic,” read a letter penned this month by Deborah J. Ikeda, President of the Asian...

Special Report: Anti-Asian hate crimes rampant across Bay Area; Milpitas staying vigilant

On January 28, 2021, in San Francisco, Vicha Ratanapakdee’s wife had made him some morning coffee. He told her he would drink it later,...

Man killed in Fiji Islands had dedicated many years to serving Milpitas community

About a month ago, a retired couple was murdered in their home in Lawai, Sigatoka, in the Fiji Islands. It was reported that their...

Stolen vehicle in Milpitas child’s death found, one suspect identified to public

Yesterday, a stolen vehicle ran into a 7-year-old child in Milpitas. The child died as a result of the crash. At least two individuals...

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