A state appeals court in San Francisco Monday upheld a $2.8 million compensatory damage award for a woman who was molested as a child by an adult member of the North Fremont Jehovah’s Witnesses Congregation.
A 36-year-old man faces a life sentence following his conviction for sexually abusing four children while serving as a counselor for troubled and disabled youths in Los Gatos and San Jose from 2007 to 2011, a prosecutor said Friday.
A 50-year-old Salinas woman was sentenced Tuesday to a year in jail and more than five years of probation in the sexual abuse of a teen boy over a three-year period.
Minnesota Vikings Ban Running Back Adrian Peterson From All Team Activities While He Addresses Child Abuse Charges
This comes after the team faced heavy criticism for reinstating their star running back on Monday.
A Salinas man was sentenced to three years in jail for molesting a 5-year-old child and then taking his own 4-year-child, only to abandon her days later.
Minnesota Vikings star player Adrian Peterson has been indicted by a grand jury charging him with reckless or negligent injury to a child, according to published reports.
A judge has sentenced a Hayward man to 15 years in prison following his conviction on charges he molested a 16-year-old who answered his ad for a “houseboy.”
A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of committing a lewd act on a child in Livermore on Tuesday.
Police arrested Arturo Hernandez Sunday morning when he was spotted in Novato on his way to meet with the victim, who is a teenager under 18.
The state Senate on Monday passed a bill making it easier to fire teachers accused of sex abuse, child abuse or serious drug crimes.