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Antioch Police Arrest 2, Shoot, Kill Dog After Domestic Violence Call

Police arrested two men and shot and killed a dog after a domestic violence call led to a chaotic standoff between the suspects and officers in an Antioch home on Friday.

11/09/2013

Police fatally shoot Deonte Traylor, a domestic violence suspect, following a foot pursuit along Highway 12 in Fairfield on November 5, 2013. (CBS)

Police Shoot, Kill Fairfield Man Accused Of Stabbing Woman 30 Times

A man was shot to death by police after allegedly attacking a woman and stabbing her more than 30 times in a domestic violence incident near state Highway 12 in Fairfield Tuesday morning.

11/05/2013

CoCo County Creates Multi-Service Centers For Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault Victims

Victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Contra Costa County are finding assistance to be more accessible and it’s only going to get better with new multi-service centers

11/04/2013

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Woman Accused Of Trying To Run Over Ex-Boyfriend In Petaluma

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.

11/04/2013

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Petaluma Man Arrested For Setting Fire To Woman’s Car

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.

09/15/2013

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Community Corner: Safe Haven In Fremont For Domestic Violence Victims

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.

09/15/2013

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Gov. Brown Signs Bill That Closes Loophole Over Rape Convictions

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.

09/09/2013

(CBS)

No Trial For Silicon Valley Magnate Accused Of Assaulting Wife

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.

08/27/2013

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Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking Victims Get New Protections To Escape Abuse

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.

08/20/2013

Hayward Police shot and killed a man after a call for a domestic dispute. (CBS)

Hayward Domestic Disturbance Ends With Police Fatally Shooting Father

A knife-wielding man in a Hayward apartment was fatally shot by a police officer Wednesday night, a police lieutenant said.

08/15/2013

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