Abuse

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

Manuel Sedillo (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

San Mateo Social Worker Arrested For Allegedly Sleeping With Former 16-Year-Old Client

A San Mateo County social worker was arrested Tuesday after allegedly having sex with a 16-year-old former client, according to the sheriff’s office.

10/29/2014

(CBS)

Inmate Found Dead In Santa Rosa Jail

An inmate booked into the Sonoma County Main Adult Detention Facility in Santa Rosa on Friday was found dead Saturday night in a unit for inmates going through drug withdrawals, the sheriff’s office reported Sunday.

10/19/2014

(Berkeley Police Department)

New Surveillance Video Shows Woman Slamming Elderly Woman To Ground In Berkeley

Berkeley Police have released surveillance video hoping it will lead to a suspect in an attack on an 85-year-old woman.

10/07/2014

(CBS)

Federal Lawsuit Filed Against Antioch School Over Restraining Of Special-Needs Boy

A mother of a special-needs boy has filed a federal lawsuit against his former school in Antioch accusing school staff of inappropriately restraining him on multiple occasions and giving him a bloody nose, bruises and causing him to wet his pants.

09/24/2014

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