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Bill Cosby Breaks Silence After Rape Accusations In Brief Interview

Bill Cosby broke his silence amid a flood of rape accusations in a very brief interview with The New York Post’s Page Six.

12/14/2014

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

San Francisco Police Make Progress On Backlog Of Untested Rape Kits

More than 750 cases of sexual assaults reported between 2003 and 2013 that were sitting in the police department’s evidence storage rooms have now been submitted to a crime lab for analysis according to SFPD.

12/12/2014

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SoCal Woman Suing Bill Cosby, Claiming He Molested Her At Age 15

A Southern California woman has sued Bill Cosby, claiming the comedian molested her around 1974 when she was 15 years old.

12/02/2014

Officer Geoffrey Graves (San Jose Police Dept.)

San Jose Police Officer Accused Of Raping Undocumented Immigrant Faces New Sexual Assault Allegations

There are new sexual assault allegations against a San Jose police officer accused of raping an undocumented immigrant while on duty.

11/18/2014

Rashad Costello

Oakland Police Arrest Man Wanted For East Bay Rapes, Robberies

A 24-year-old man suspected of raping two prostitutes in separate incidents in October and earlier this month in Pleasanton was arrested in Oakland on Friday, police said.

11/16/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Students: ‘Yes Means Yes’ Law Already Making An Impact

New parties, new encounters and new hookups: A new semester has started at Cal. But this year, some college guys are thinking twice about making that move, after lawmakers recently approved the affirmative consent or “yes means yes” law.

11/07/2014

C.J. Spillman

Attempted Rape Complaint Without Arrest Of Former 49er C.J. Spillman Baffles Legal Experts

A 21-page police report obtained by KPIX 5 reveals significant details about allegations of attempted rape against former San Francisco 49ers safety C.J. Spillman, causing legal experts to question the district attorney’s decision not to press charges.

10/10/2014

UC Berkeley campus sather tower

Reports Of Sexual Assaults On UC Campuses Up By 50%

With about 240,000 students, the UC system’s rate of reported sexual assaults last year was about 1 per 1,200 students.

10/02/2014

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

Gov. Brown Signs Legislation Ending Rape Kit Backlog

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.

10/01/2014

California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses pension reform during a news conference on August 28, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Governor Brown Signs Bill Requiring Consent Before Sex For College Students

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.

09/28/2014

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