Rape

A lab technician analyzes the contents of a rape test kit. (CBS)

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr Changes Tune, Will Process Backlog Of Rape Kits

Last week, Chief Suhr said the department didn’t have the resources to get it done, saying the crime lab was already “maxed out.”

06/10/2015

49ers defensive end Ray McDonald speaks with reporters outside the locker room at Levi's Stadium, November 11, 2014. (CBS)

Judge Dismisses Ray McDonald’s Defamation Lawsuit Against Woman Who Accused Him Of Rape

A California judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by former San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald against a woman who accused him of rape.

06/08/2015

A lab technician analyzes the contents of a rape test kit. (CBS)

SF Misses Out On $2 Million In Grants To Clear Rape Kit Backlog

The kits help investigators solve sex crimes but San Francisco and many other cities have huge testing backlogs.

06/05/2015

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Jamaican Case Of Woman Lured By Rapists Posing As Lesbians In Online Chatroom Gains International Attention

President Barack Obama singled out the victim Angeline Jackson’s advocacy during his recent visit to Jamaica, telling a crowd that she courageously chose to speak out even though “as a woman and as a lesbian, justice and society were not always on her side.”

04/28/2015

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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

Gurminder Sekhon and Navjot Singh. (Source: Sunnyvale Police)

Taxi Driver Arrested Fired After Allegedly Raping Unconscious Woman In His Cab With Roommate

A taxi driver and his roommate allegedly raped an unconscious woman in the cab Sunday evening in Sunnyvale, according to the city’s Department of Public Safety.

03/25/2015

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Woman Claims UberX Driver Raped Her In Philadelphia

A Philadelphia woman has alleged that an UberX driver raped her after being picked up last month.

03/24/2015

Officer Geoffrey Graves (San Jose Police Dept.)

San Jose Police Officer Changes Plea Back To Not Guilty On Rape, Felony Assault Charges

A San Jose police officer charged with rape and felony assault changed his plea back to not guilty on Monday in Santa Clara County Superior Court as his attorney asked a judge to drop enhancement charges and permit his release on bail.

03/16/2015

Officer Geoffrey Graves (San Jose Police Dept.)

Threat Of Life In Prison Prompts San Jose Police Officer To Attempt Plea Change In Rape Case

A San Jose police officer accused of raping a woman at a hotel room in 2013 was remanded to jail Wednesday after trying to change his plea to no contest when prosecutors filed five new enhancements that could land him with life in prison.

03/11/2015

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California Lawmakers Want High School Students To Learn About ‘Yes Means Yes’ Sexual Consent Law

Two California lawmakers said Tuesday that they are hoping to get a head start on preventing sexual assaults on college campuses by having high school students learn about what constitutes consensual sex.

03/03/2015

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