Molestation

O.B. Whaley Elementary School in San Jose. (CBS)

South Bay School District To Pay $15M In Sexual Molestation Case Of 5 Girls

The families of four girls sexually molested by their second-grade teacher settled a lawsuit for $15 million with a San Jose school district on Monday.

06/16/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Molestation Suspect Exaggerated Job History; South Bay Science Camp For Kids Failed To Reference Check

Edgar Covarrubias-Padilla, the former camp counselor at Walden West in Santa Clara County, appears to have exaggerated his job history in order to with kids at the popular science camp.

06/15/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

2nd Child Claims He Was Molested By South Bay Science Camp Counselor

A second child has come forward, saying he was molested by a former counselor at Walden West Science Camp known as “Papa Bear.”

06/04/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

South Bay Inmate-Work Agreement Terminated Following Science Camp Employee’s Arrest On Child Porn Charges

An inmate work agreement in place for 25 years in Silicon Valley has been terminated following the high-profile arrest of a science-camp supervisor on child pornography charges.

06/02/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

South Bay Camp Child Molestation Suspect Known As ‘Papa Bear’ Investigated By Feds For Months, Had Deportation Amnesty

The Santa Clara County science camp counselor charged with child molestation had been the focus of a federal investigation into child exploitation months before his arrest – and was able to kept his work permit issued through a program for immigrants brought illegally into the country despite the probe.

05/22/2015

Brian Butts (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Danville Music Teacher To Stand Trial In Alleged Molestation Of Teen Girls In Daly City

A 29-year-old Danville music teacher was ordered to stand trial Thursday for allegedly molesting three teenage girls last year, prosecutors said Friday.

05/01/2015

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Santa Rosa: Man, Woman Convicted After Woman Tries To Conceal Boyfriend Repeatedly Raped, Fathered 2 Children With Young Girl

A man and woman from Santa Rosa face consecutive life terms in prison in the sexual abuse of a child who was raped and gave birth to two children by the man while the woman tried to cover up for him.

04/18/2015

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Court Cuts Damages To $2.8M For Woman Molested By Fremont Jehovah’s Witnesses Member

A state appeals court in San Francisco Monday upheld a $2.8 million compensatory damage award for a woman who was molested as a child by an adult member of the North Fremont Jehovah’s Witnesses Congregation.

04/14/2015

Johnell Carter (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Family Allegedly Helped Suspected Child Molester Evade Police After Escape From San Jose

A Santa Clara County jail inmate who escaped from a San Jose hospital last month was driven by his brother to a bus station in Reno, Nevada, and made it to Mississippi before he was captured while fleeing from a residence on Tuesday, U.S. Marshals Service officials announced Wednesday.

04/08/2015

Johnell Carter (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

$3,000 Reward Offered In Case Of Escaped Suspected Child Molester In San Jose

A $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a suspected child molester who escaped custody in San Jose.

03/12/2015

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