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Domestic violence

Animal Update: Domestic Violence Protection Orders For Pets

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?

01/02/2013

Japanese Vice Consul Yoshiaki Nagaya is accused of felony assault and domestic violence against his wife. (San Mateo County Sheriff)

Japanese Diplomat Pleads No Contest To Domestic Violence Charges In San Mateo

A Japanese diplomat living in San Bruno pleaded no contest in San Mateo County Superior Court Thursday to two counts of domestic violence.

12/20/2012

(CBS)

Top San Francisco Officials Launch Campaign To End 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.”

12/13/2012

teen dating, high school, teenager, teens,

KCBS Cover Story: Bay Area Schools Raise Awareness of Teen Dating Violence

Nearly one in three teenage girls are abused in relationships, a statistic born out in calls to every day to a Bay Area youth support group.

12/13/2012

Ross Mirkarimi

Online Petition Launched To Convince Embattled SF Sheriff To Resign

An online petition was unveiled Wednesday by a group asking San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi to resign from office following his conviction earlier this year.

12/13/2012

(County of Nevada, CA)

Resources For Victims Of Teen Violence

It’s estimated that one in three teenage girls in this country has experienced some form of abuse in an intimate relationship: verbal, emotional or sexual – or all three.

12/12/2012

(County of Nevada, CA)

KCBS Cover Story: Teen Dating Violence Victim Recounts Experience

While domestic violence cases are often highlighted in news reports and other media, not as widely discussed is the problem of teenage victims in abusive relationships.

12/11/2012

Tri Truong Le (SJPD)

SJ Officer Cleared In Fatal Shooting Of Man Holding Child As Human Shield

A San Jose police officer, who was involved in a fatal shooting earlier this year, has been cleared by the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.

12/05/2012

A Fremont man was arrested for trying to hang his girlfriend.  (CBS)

Fremont Man Accused Of Trying To Hang Girlfriend In Backyard During Argument

A Fremont man was behind bars Monday after allegedly attempting to hang his girlfriend during an argument.

11/27/2012

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi speaks with reporters after the Board of Supervisors voted to reinstate him, October 9, 2012. (CBS)

SF Sheriff Mirkarimi Accuses Political Opponents Of Fanning Flames For Recall

One month after being reinstated, San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is accusing his political opponents of instigating recall efforts against him. Mirkarimi said critics are intentionally misstating the role he plays in his department’s domestic violence programs.

11/16/2012

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