Three family members accused of running an unlicensed group home in an upscale San Jose neighborhood that was littered with excrement and overrun by dogs have pleaded no contest to abuse charges.
The humane society says a landmark $500 million settlement has been reached in a slaughterhouse abuse case that led to the biggest meat recall in U.S. history in 2008.
A jury on Monday convicted a former San Jose principal of failing to report suspected sexual abuse of a child by a teacher. Lyn Vijayendran, 36, was found guilty of the misdemeanor after jurors deliberated for two days.
A San Francisco teacher who was twice accused of physical abuse is starting the new school year in a new classroom, and some parents are not pleased.
Animal shelter officials want three Watsonville youngsters charged for hurting a trio of kittens, including one that was bashed against a wall and had to be euthanized.
The NCAA isn’t shutting down Penn State football, but is fining the program $60 million and banning the team from post-season play for four years.
For a community whose entire culture revolves around a football team, State College better figure out a way to save the school, the student body, and every person who makes a living off of Penn State.
A San Jose family is facing felony charges for severe neglect of a dozen mentally disabled adults who were living at the San Jose home on the pretense of receiving adult care.
A Moraga man has been charged with two felonies and a misdemeanor for allegedly assaulting his spouse earlier this week and then fighting and attempting to disarm a police officer responding to the reported abuse, Moraga police said.
A 51-year-old Sunnyvale man was convicted of first-degree murder Wednesday for the death of his wife in 2005.