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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

(NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Larry Magid: Twitter Tries To Limit Abuse

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

07/30/2013

Antioch police

Antioch Couple Jailed On Accusations Of Abusing Family Members

An Antioch couple is behind bars after being arrested earlier this week on suspicion of sexual abuse that many involve multiple family members, according to police.

07/12/2013

Antioch Police

Teen Arrested In Beating Of 83-Year Old Man In Antioch Parking Lot

Police on Thursday arrested a teenager who they believe beat and robbed an 83-year-old man in an Antioch parking lot last weekend.

05/24/2013

(CBS)

Parents Allege Teacher Abused Autistic Students At Antioch School

The parents of three autistic San Francisco Bay area kindergarten students allege a teacher slapped, pinched and verbally abused the kids.

04/04/2013

Alexia Bogdis

Charges Dropped Against Peninsula Teacher After Aides Change Statements

Child cruelty and battery charges against a Redwood City special education teacher were dropped Thursday after the aides who had originally accused her changed their statements, according to San Mateo County prosecutors.

03/08/2013

(Boy Scouts of America)

Man Sues Boy Scouts Alleging Sex Abuse In Vacaville Troop

A California man is suing a regional Boy Scouts council, alleging he was sexually abused by his scout leader more than 30 years ago.

01/30/2013

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