Rape

A sign posted in a San Francisco neighborhood warning of a sexual predator in the area. (Joe Vazquez)

Gropings Prompt ‘Rapist’ Warning Signs In San Francisco Neighborhoods

A sign posted in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood is warning women to be vigilant after several women were attacked in the area.

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People's Park

30-Year-Old Man Says He Was Raped While Unconscious In Berkeley’s People’s Park

Police at the University of California at Berkeley are seeking the public’s help to locate a person suspected of sexually assaulting a man sometime between Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.

08/02/2015

Adrian Jerry Gonzalez in court on July 30, 2015. (CBS)

Youth Advocates Slam Charging Santa Cruz Teen As Adult In Maddy Middleton’s Death

A 15-year-old boy charged as an adult with raping and killing his 8-year-old neighbor in California is too young to understand what he is accused of doing, youth advocacy groups said Friday.

07/31/2015

William McCowan

Milpitas Fitness Trainer Accused Of Raping Teen Client Held On $4.4 Million Bail In Santa Clara County Jail

Police in Milpitas say a fitness trainer is in jail after he was accused earlier this month of raping a 16-year-old female client.

07/26/2015

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Santa Rosa Couple Sentenced To Life In Prison For Sexually Assaulting Young Girl

A Santa Rosa couple was sentenced Tuesday in Sonoma County Superior Court to multiple life prison terms for the aggravated sexual assault of a girl under 14 since 1997, prosecutors said.

07/22/2015

Bill Cosby (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Cosby Admitted He Got Drugs To Give To Women For Sex According To 2005 Court Documents

Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he got Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, according to court documents.

07/06/2015

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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