Abuse

Eliana Lopez

Wife Of San Francisco Sheriff Mirkarimi Tells Her Side Of Domestic Scandal By Acting On Stage

The domestic violence scandal that rocked San Francisco politics, involving Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and his wife Eliana Lopez, consumed both headlines and a courtroom in 2012. Now Lopez gets to share her side of the story, in the form of a play.

03/18/2015

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on July 29, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Updates Rules In An Effort To Crack Down On Revenge Porn, Nude Photos

The social networking service has altered both its rules and abusive behavior policy, prohibiting the posting of revenge porn.

03/12/2015

(The Salvation Army)

Salvation Army Uses ‘The Dress’ For Powerful Domestic Violence PSA Featuring Battered Woman

“The Dress” that stirred up an Internet storm last week is back again, but this time as fodder for a powerful anti-violence campaign.

03/06/2015

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Eric Holder Hosts Oakland Roundtable On Police-Community Relations In Wake Of Violent Protests Last Year

Attorney General Eric Holder will be in Oakland to talk about law enforcement and community relations.

02/05/2015

Ayanna Bastain, 32, the suspect arrested by Walnut Creek police for an ATM crime called "shoulder surfing". (photo credit: Walnut Creek P.D.)

‘Shoulder Surfing’ Suspect Arrested On Theft, Elder Abuse Charges In Contra Costa County ATM Scam

An ATM scam in Walnut Creek has police warning people to be aware of their surroundings especially when they’re withdrawing cash. A suspect has since been arrested for something police call, “shoulder surfing”.

01/27/2015

Shirley Phelps-Roper (R) and her daughter Megan of the Westboro Baptist Church, a Kansas church known for its vehement anti-gay positions. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Twitter Bans Anti-LGBT Hate Group Westboro Baptist Church

Twitter has allegedly suspended the accounts of a fundamental anti-LGBT baptist church and its leader.

01/15/2015

Noleen Pal. (CBS)

Ex-Wife Of Sydney Gunman Sought Refuge In Bay Area Before She Was Murdered

The ex-wife of the gunman who held people hostage in a Sydney, Australia restaurant for 16 hours this week sought refuge in the Bay Area from her abusive ex-husband before she was killed, the woman’s relatives told KPIX 5.

12/16/2014

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

SoCal Woman Suing Bill Cosby, Claiming He Molested Her At Age 15

A Southern California woman has sued Bill Cosby, claiming the comedian molested her around 1974 when she was 15 years old.

12/02/2014

NFL Rogues Gallery

Ray Rice’s Suspension Lifted By NFL Following Abuse Case

Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, which has been “vacated immediately,” the players’ union said Friday.

11/28/2014

(Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc.)

Orphaned Bear Cubs Found Beaten Near Chico Pot Farms Released Back Into The Wild

Bear cubs who suffered severe injuries, most likely at the hands of humans, were released back into the wild recently after undergoing months of intense recovery at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care,

11/04/2014

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