Palo Alto man files excessive force lawsuit against police department

Palo Alto Police Department is defending itself against charges several officers violated a suspect’s civil rights. KTVU's Jesse Gary reports attorneys for Gustavo Alvarez say the officers in question filed false police reports and did not reveal the use-of-force during his arrest, which was captured on video.

Apple warns of slowing sales

Apple shares plunged more than seven percent in after-hours trading Wednesday, after the tech giant announced disappointing iPhone sales over the holiday season. Azenith Smith reports.

Hometown rally held in support of Dr. Ford

A group of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford supporters took over the intersection of El Camino Real and Embarcadero in Palo Alto Thursday as the confirmation vote for Brett Kavanaugh nears.

Search for missing at-risk Palo Alto woman

Family and friends are searching for missing 66-year-old Wamaitha Kaboga-Miller of Palo Alto. Kaboga-Miller was last seen Friday morning leaving the Country Time Market in East Palo Alto. She hasn’t been heard from or seen since then.

Stanford cold case cracked

A cold case more than 40 years in the making may have been brought to an unlikely conclusion Thursday. Santa Clara County Sheriff’s investigators say a suspect long under the microscope in a brutal slaying took his own life, as they tried to serve a search warrant at his apartment.

$96M Palo Alto mansion boasts pizza and safe rooms

If you've got $96.8 million dollars to spend, this might be the house for you. Situated in the foothills above Palo Alto, the listing agent describes it as "13.35 acres of pure privacy and tranquility." It even has a pizza room!

Palo Alto mom makes plea for son held overseas

A Bay Area mother is pleading for authorities to release her son in jail overseas over what she called a big falsity. Her 31-year-old son, who grew up in Palo Alto, was doing humanitarian work in the Nepal when he was arrested. The U.S. Department of State is assisting and said it's aware of his arrest. Azenith Smith reports.

Police investigating white substance, rape threat sent to Stanford law professor

The divisive rhetoric surrounding whether to recall a sitting Santa Clara County judge because of a sentence he handed down has taken a turn for the worse. Wednesday, the chair of the Committee to Recall Persky, who’s also a Stanford law professor, opened mail that contained a white powder, and a note with a hate message. Jesse Gary reports.