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Abuse

Former Fresno County Animal Shelter Employees File Lawsuit Alleging Mistreatment of Animals

Two former employees of a Fresno County animal shelter have filed a lawsuit alleging they were fired after complaining about mistreatment of animals.

07/21/2014

Police Sirens

Vallejo Caregiver Who Sexually Assaulted Disabled Adult Among 104 Fugitives US Marshals Arrested In 2 Weeks

The U.S. Marshals in the Northern and Eastern District of California arrested a caregiver who assaulted a person in a wheelchair along with a hundred other violent fugitives from throughout the region during a two-week operation.

07/01/2014

A cameraman records the judge's podium in a courtroom closed due to budget cuts and layoffs, at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles on March 16, 2009. Beset by an unprecedented budget crisis, the LA Superior Court, the largest trial court system in the US, laid off 329 employees and announced the closure of 17 courtrooms, with more of both expected in the future. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Attorney Testifies She Did Her Best To Care For 100+ Cats In Her Home

An Oakland attorney accused of animal abuse testified Wednesday that she did the best she could to care for the more than 100 cats who lived in her home.

06/11/2014

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Hayward Man Sentenced To 17-Years In Prison For Child Pornography

A Hayward man arrested with hundreds of sexually explicit photos of children on his cellphone will spend more than 17 years in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

05/21/2014

(CBS)

Children Who View Domestic Abuse More Likely To Bully, Fight, Lie, Cheat

A growing body of research shows that children don’t have to be abused themselves to suffer the consequences of domestic violence.

04/10/2014

Eraca Craig (left) and Christian Deanda are accused of abusing and starving three children who lived with them at a home in Salinas. (CBS)

Women Arrested After Starving, Abused Kids Found In Squalid Home Near Salinas

Two women were arrested last week after three children were allegedly found starving and abused with one chained to the floor in a home near the Salinas border, Monterey County sheriff’s officials said Friday.

03/21/2014

Raul Ochoa (Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office)

Richmond Man Guilty Of Keeping Female Relative As Sex Slave For More Than A Decade

A man who sexually abused a young female relative and kept her largely confined to their Richmond home for more than a decade pleaded guilty Wednesday to rape charges and will soon face sentencing.

01/30/2014

The entrance to MNO Grant elementary in Antioch (CBS)

Antioch School District To Pay $8 Million In Teacher Abuse Case

The Antioch Unified School District has announced that it will pay $8 million to eight families who sued over a teacher’s alleged abuse of autistic kindergarten students and the district’s failure to report it.

12/19/2013

domestic violence

Community Corner: Safe Haven In Fremont For Domestic Violence Victims

SAVE is a local organization that works to stop domestic violence. For 35 years, SAVE, which stands for Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments, has been providing services to those who have been abused in relationships and has been educating the community on the issue of domestic violence.

09/15/2013

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Larry Magid: Twitter Tries To Limit Abuse

They have introduced a report abuse button to halt abusive Tweets.

07/30/2013

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