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Former Foster Kids Suing Santa Rosa Children’s Home For Alleged Abuses

The allegations against Moon Children’s Home include children being strip-searched and locked in their rooms.

05/19/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Reports Of Child Molestation Brings Private Investigator To Popular Camp For South Bay Kids

School leaders in Santa Clara County have hired an outside investigator to look into reports of child molestation at a local environmental camp for kids.

05/18/2015

A pit bull named Maximilian by shelter staff rests after being treated for his multiple injuries. (San Francisco Animal Care and Control)

Brutally Abused Dog Found Under Freeway In San Francisco; Reward Offered

A $500 reward is being offered for information in the case of a dog found severely injured early Thursday morning in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood, according to the Animal Care and Control.

05/15/2015

School Beating

Student Dumped From Wheelchair Files Lawsuit Against Oakland School District

An Oakland High School student who was dumped out of his wheelchair by a campus security guard last year has filed a lawsuit against the school district.

05/15/2015

Mirkarimi Press Conference

SF Superior Court Judge Wipes False Imprisonment Conviction From Sheriff Mirkarimi’s Record

Mirkarimi, who is running for re-election to his post in November, pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge for an domestic incident involving his wife.

04/20/2015

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

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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

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