Woman Who Refused To Work As Oakland Prostitute Kidnapped, TorturedAn Oakland woman testified that 3 men kidnapped, raped and tortured her after she told them she didn't want to work as a prostitute for them.
Former NFL Star Darren Sharper Sentenced For Drugging, Raping 16 Women In Multiple StatesFormer NFL star Darren Sharper has been sentenced to 18 years and four months in prison in a case where he was accused of drugging and raping as many as 16 women in four states.
Local Police Departments To Get Federal Funds For Rape Kit TestsCongressman Mike Honda announced that the upcoming federal budget will include $45 million to help law enforcement chip away at the national backlog in testing rape kits.
Former San Mateo Cop Pleads Not Guilty To Alleged Sexual AssaultsA former San Mateo police officer pleaded not guilty Tuesday to 22 felonies for five alleged sexual assaults while on duty in 2013 and 2015, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said.
1.2 Million Signatures Call For Stanford Sex Assault Judge's RecallActivists are set to submit a petition on Monday with 1.2 million signatures calling for the recall of Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky.
Palo Alto Man Arrested For Allegedly Raping AcquaintanceA 27-year-old man who allegedly raped a woman and held her captive at his Palo Alto home in late June was arrested Tuesday morning, police said.
Victim Kidnapped, Raped In Oakland Armed RobberyA person was a victim of a rape, kidnapping and armed robbery Sunday morning in Oakland, police said.
Rape Victims Testify In Favor Of California Bill Eliminating Statute Of LimitationsRape victims testified in Sacramento Tuesday as an effort to eliminate the 10-year statute of limitations on the crime advances through the California legislature.
Report: Novato High Murder Suspect Had Been Arrested In Rape Case A 17-year-old Novato High School student who has been arrested for murdering a classmate had been taken into custody and released during the investigation of a rape case just days before the homicide.
Stanford Students Show Support For Campus Rape Victim At Graduation CeremonyStanford University graduating students and women's rights advocates used the school's commencement ceremony to again express their anger over the six-month jail sentence given to a former student for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman.
2 Who Backed Stanford Swimmer In Sex Assault Case ApologizeWith outcry growing against those who stood by a former Stanford University swimmer who sexually assaulted an unconscious woman, a childhood friend and a high school guidance counselor have apologized for writing letters of support urging leniency for Brock Turner.
Stanford Sexual Assault Case Judge's Family ThreatenedThe judge under fire for the lenient sentence issued to a former Stanford swimmer convicted of sexual assault has also received a torrent of threatening calls at the courthouse.