A San Francisco-based Japanese diplomat who pleaded no contest to domestic violence charges was ordered Monday to serve a year in jail.
House Republicans raised the white flag Thursday on extending domestic violence protections to gays, lesbians and transsexuals after months of resisting an expansion of the Violence Against Women Act.
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is helping to organize a choreographed dance by inmates and staff at county jails on Thursday as part of an international campaign against domestic violence.
Last year’s domestic violence scandal involving San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi could translate into more money for the city’s domestic violence programs when it goes before the board of supervisors.
California law enforcement officials said that close to 20,000 registered gun owners in the state are not supposed to have guns, but they still do.
Former San Francisco 49er first round draft pick Kwame Harris was due in court Monday on charges that he assaulted an ex-boyfriend during an argument over a plate of rice, according to the San Mateo Daily Journal.
The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office has identified a 31-year-old man found dead in the trunk of a parked car at Sonoma State University on Monday as Sean Francis Parker.
More and more states are starting to include pets in domestic violence protection orders, which raises the question – are pets often abused in homes with domestic violence problems?
A Japanese diplomat living in San Bruno pleaded no contest in San Mateo County Superior Court Thursday to two counts of domestic violence.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee joined other top city officials and advocates against domestic violence on Thursday to launch a new campaign called “Peace at Home.”