Mark Gomez, San Jose Mercury News

Mark Gomez

San Jose Mercury News

San Jose, CA, United States

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Past articles by Mark:

San Jose: Driver dead after crashing into house

The man was alone in a blue 2007 Toyota RAV4 and traveling westbound on Margaret Street when he failed to stop or turn at 10th Street, according to San Jose police. → Read More

Coroner identifies Campbell man killed in suspected DUI crash on Mt. Hamilton

A man who died in a suspected DUI crash last week on the night of his birthday has been identified by the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office as Anthony Harris, 52, of Campbell. → Read More

Coroner identifies Campbell man killed in suspected DUI crash on Mt. Hamilton

On July 4 at about 11:45 p.m., Harris was a passenger in a 2018 Range Rover Velar when the vehicle veered off Mt. Hamilton Road and plummeted about 150 feet down an embankment, according to the Cal… → Read More

DA clears San Jose police officer in fatal shooting

Prosecutors have determined a San Jose police officer was legally justified when he shot and killed an ax-wielding man more than three years ago, according to a report released Monday by the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office. → Read More

DA clears San Jose police officer in fatal shooting

The police had been called to the downtown apartment building after a man threatened a security guard and claimed he had a bomb. → Read More

San Jose: Man dies on birthday in suspected DUI crash on Mt. Hamilton

The woman told authorities that she and her passenger spent the evening at the GrandView Restaurant on Mt. Hamilton, according to the California Highway Patrol. → Read More

San Jose: Man dies on birthday in suspected DUI crash on Mt. Hamilton

A 52-year-old man celebrating his birthday was killed and a 36-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated following a solo-vehicle crash late Thursday night, according to the California Highway Patrol. → Read More

San Bruno police: Teen boys injured in Tanforan mall gunfight

The incident took place Tuesday at 3:56 p.m. when a dispute between two groups of people on the second floor of the mall escalated into a gun battle, San Bruno police said. → Read More

San Bruno police: Teen boys injured in Tanforan mall gunfight

Two teen boys were shot and wounded Tuesday afternoon in a brazen daytime gunfight at the Shops at Tanforan, San Bruno police announced Wednesday. → Read More

Fatal crash disrupts commute on Interstate 880 in Hayward

At 6:34 a.m., four southbound lanes of Interstate 880 near Tennyson Road lanes were closed, according to the California Highway Patrol. → Read More

Fatal crash disrupts commute on Interstate 880 in Hayward

At 6:34 a.m., four southbound lanes of Interstate 880 near Tennyson Road lanes were closed, according to the California Highway Patrol. → Read More

Pedestrian killed, 2 others injured in car crash at San Francisco International Airport

One man was killed and two adults suffered life-threatening injuries Monday afternoon after being hit by a car at San Francisco International Airport, according to police. → Read More

Pedestrian killed, 2 others injured in car crash at San Francisco International Airport

Based on a preliminary police investigation, the 46-year-old male driver of a black Ford Expedition accelerated from the curb prior just before the collision. → Read More

Small earthquake recorded near San Jose

The magnitude 2.5 quake struck around 10:45 p.m. and was centered about 5 miles northeast of Alum Rock and 8 miles east of Milpitas, according to the USGS. → Read More

Small earthquake recorded near San Jose

The magnitude 2.5 quake struck around 10:45 p.m. and was centered about 5 miles northeast of Alum Rock and 8 miles east of Milpitas, according to the USGS. → Read More

Santa Clara: Vehicle crashes into home

An evacuation was briefly ordered for homes near the 800 block of Bing Avenue but firefighters capped the line before any residents left their homes, according to Santa Clara police. → Read More

Man killed by park rangers in Big Sur linked to fatal Interstate 680 shooting –

The suspect, Kevin Anthony Alaniz, is believed to be responsible for the fatal shooting earlier this month of Matthew Rios, who was shot and killed while driving along Interstate 680 in Milpitas, a… → Read More

Man killed by park rangers in Big Sur linked to fatal Interstate 680 shooting

The man who was shot and killed last weekend by rangers at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park has been linked to the fatal shooting death earlier this month of a man on Interstate 680 in Milpitas, authorities announced Thursday. → Read More

Man killed by park rangers in Big Sur linked to fatal Interstate 680 shooting

The suspect, Kevin Anthony Alaniz, is believed to be responsible for the fatal shooting earlier this month of Matthew Rios, who was shot and killed while driving along Interstate 680 in Milpitas, a… → Read More

San Jose: Crash between light rail train, car disrupts service near downtown

A crash involving a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority light-rail train and a vehicle happened early Wednesday afternoon near downtown San Jose, disrupting service to the light-rain system. → Read More