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