A woman was acquitted of DUI after a San Francisco jury determined she needed to drive in order to get away from her abusive boyfriend.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill closing a legal loophole that allowed a rape conviction to be overturned because the woman was not married.
A Fremont man was behind bars Monday after allegedly attempting to hang his girlfriend during an argument.
“As one of the top law enforcement officials for the city, he ought not to have engaged in the beating of his wife,” Mayor Ed Lee told reporters at an impromptu news conference shortly before the city’s Ethics Commission opened a multi-day administrative hearing on official misconduct charges.
During a pretrial hearing Monday in the Ross Mirkarimi domestic violence case, an ex-girlfriend testified about an alleged physical confrontation involving the San Francisco sheriff.
Dueling legal maneuvers put the hold on jury selection Monday in the domestic violence case against San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.
Santa Clara County hosts its first workshop aimed at helping teenage victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse on Thursday.
Embattled San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi was granted visitation rights with his son at a court hearing Wednesday morning.
An interview with Beverly Upton, Executive Director of the San Francisco Domestic Violence Consortium on the issue of domestic violence.
She’s not saying what exactly did happen, but Eliana Lopez – the wife of embattled San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi – insists she is definitely not the victim of domestic abuse.