A mother whose newborn was found unresponsive in San Francisco’s Bayview District early Wednesday morning is being charged with two counts of child cruelty and neglect, prosecutors said Thursday.
Three family members accused of running an unlicensed group home in an upscale San Jose neighborhood that was littered with excrement and overrun by dogs have pleaded no contest to abuse charges.
A dog in Fremont had to be euthanized after police found it neglected and abused on Saturday night, a police spokeswoman said.
A San Jose family is facing felony charges for severe neglect of a dozen mentally disabled adults who were living at the San Jose home on the pretense of receiving adult care.
Efforts are underway in San Francisco to create a database of those who have abused animals. The idea will be presented to the Animal Care and Control commission Thursday.