Many women in California who have been traumatized by sexual assault may feel a sense of relief, knowing that law enforcement agencies will act much sooner to test rape kits after legislation was signed Tuesday by Gov. Brown.
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when “yes means yes” and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports.
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State lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when “yes means yes” while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses.
San Jose is seeing an increase in violent crime this year even as homicides are on the decline.
A Sonoma County jury deliberated four hours Monday before reconvicting a Santa Rosa man of rape in concert with a kidnapping allegation in 2006 and 2009, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch said.
District Attorney James Scott said there is insufficient evidence to prove that 21-year-old senior Leah Francis was raped by her ex-boyfriend in his home in Alaska over winter break.
Alameda County’s District Attorney is now working with the FBI on a pilot project to process and review a backlog of untested DNA rape kits more rapidly.
An Oakland Public Works employee has been charged with rape and a slew of other sex crimes for allegedly sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl in Antioch, a prosecutors said Wednesday.
Fremont Police Say Home Invasion, Rape Suspect May Be Connected To More Sexual Assaults; Will Check DNA Database
FREMONT (KCBS) — After Fremont police arrested a man on Sunday for allegedly breaking into a home, tying up a mother and daughter and raping one of them, they said they will run a DNA […]