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.
A man sought in a domestic violence case crashed a car into a Hercules house on Thursday afternoon after trying to flee from officers, police said.
A Santa Clara County nonprofit aimed at stopping teen dating violence was formally unveiled Thursday.
A Sonoma County man’s video that shows police officers kicking in a door and using a stun gun on him has gone viral and is raising questions about the constitutionality of police tactics.
A San Francisco-based Japanese diplomat who pleaded no contest to domestic violence charges was ordered Monday to serve a year in jail.