Around 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, a man armed with a handgun sexually assaulted a high-school aged female jogger near the intersection of Arastradero Road and Deer Creek Road in the Los Altos area, according to a press statement released by the Palo Alto police. The man also held the victim at gunpoint. As of Wednesday evening, the suspect remains at large.
In early June and July, four Stanford students were found guilty of willfully and maliciously obstructing a person’s free movement in a public place.
Sixteen of the protesters arrested in connection with an MLK Day protest have taken plea deals and will avoid jail time as a result of the deals.
The University received an email shortly after the Silicon Shutdown protest on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, “expressing concern and threatening to file a lawsuit,” according to an email to The Daily from Brad Hayward, senior director of strategic communications for the University.
According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), there were several traffic accidents related to last Monday’s demonstration, some of which involved property damage and minor injuries.
Daniel Strickland, M.A. ‘09 Ph.D. ’10, died last Friday from injuries sustained in a car crash on Interstate Highway 280. He was 27.
The death of Yichao Wang, a visiting Chinese doctoral student, of complications after a bicycling accident on Feb. 3 has both saddened Stanford community members and spurred many to take action to heighten bike safety awareness on campus.
Search crews have slowed their efforts to locate a plane that reportedly crashed in the Santa Cruz Mountains west of San Jose on Saturday.