A Marin County woman was arrested in Petaluma over the weekend after allegedly trying to run down her ex-boyfriend with her car, a police sergeant said Monday.
A Petaluma man was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of setting a woman’s car on fire in connection with a domestic violence case, according to police.
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.
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 judge has dismissed all charges against a Silicon Valley real estate magnate whose wife accused him of chaining her to a bed for two days while she was pregnant and sexually assaulting her with a golf putter.
The bill, authored by state Senator Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, gives survivors of human trafficking the right to terminate residential leases in order to protect themselves against their abusers. The bill also strengthens existing protections for survivors of domestic violence who are forced to vacate a rental property for personal safety reasons.
A knife-wielding man in a Hayward apartment was fatally shot by a police officer Wednesday night, a police lieutenant said.
The Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office has identified a woman who was found stabbed to death inside her Sunnyvale home on Thursday as 55-year-old Marlene Nehez.
Prosecutors said Gurbaksh Chahal hit his girlfriend and tried to smother her with a pillow at his home after learning she had gone on a trip with another man.
A San Francisco entrepreneur once featured on the “Oprah Winfrey Show” has been charged with 47 counts related to domestic violence.