Child abuse

Running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings celebrates after a touchdown during the game against the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on November 3, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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.

09/17/2014

court generic, gavel, courtroom, trial, jury, judge

Salinas Man Sentenced For Child Molestation, Abandonement

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.

09/13/2014

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Minnesota Vikings Star Adrian Peterson Indicted For Alleged Child Abuse

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.

09/12/2014

(CBS)

Hayward Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Hiring Teen ‘Houseboy’ For Sexual Favors

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.”

08/29/2014

(CBS SF)

Livermore Soccer Coach Arrested On Suspicion Of Committing Lewd Act On Child

A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of committing a lewd act on a child in Livermore on Tuesday.

07/25/2014

Novato Police

San Rafael Man Who Allegedly Molested Girl For 3 Years Arrested In Novato

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.

07/06/2014

(Adam Jan/AFP/Getty Images)

California State Senate Approves Bill Easing Firings For Teacher Abuse

The state Senate on Monday passed a bill making it easier to fire teachers accused of sex abuse, child abuse or serious drug crimes.

06/09/2014

Orange Center Elementary School, in Fresno (Orange Center School )

Fresno K-8 Principal At Center Of Child Sex Abuse Probe Kills Himself

An elementary school principal in Fresno shot and killed himself as sheriff’s deputies prepared to search his home as part of a child sex abuse investigation.

06/07/2014

Suspects (left to right) Derrick Harper, Roy Gordon Eric Beman were charged with with conspiracy to commit human trafficking, torture, mayhem and kidnapping for extortion in Contra Costa County. (City of Pittsburg)

Three Charged In Brutal Contra Costa County Sex Trafficking Ring

Three Northern California men are facing charges in what prosecutors say was a brutal sex trafficking ring in which women were raped and beaten and one was branded with a clothes iron.

06/06/2014

Oakland School Security Guard Accused Of Assaulting Student In Wheelchair, Dumping Him On Floor

Oakland Students Voice Support For Security Guard Seen Hitting Student In Wheelchair

A group of students at a high school in Oakland are voicing support for a security guard who was recently fired for hitting a student in a wheelchair, in an incident caught on camera.

05/30/2014

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