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Christopher Hubbart

Amid Protests, ‘Pillowcase Rapist’ Released In Southern California After Bay Area Judge’s Order

The so-called “Pillowcase Rapist” was released from a mental hospital and moved into an Antelope Valley home amid protests by the community Wednesday.

07/09/2014

Pope Francis delivers a speech during a meeting with youth of the diocese on July 5, 2014 in Castelpetroso, southern Italy, as part of his one day visit in the Molise region. (Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Asks Forgiveness For Clergy Sex Abuse, Vows To Hold Bishops Accountable For Shielding Pedophile Priests

Pope Francis begged forgiveness Monday in his first meeting with Catholics sexually abused by members of the clergy and went further than any of his predecessors by vowing to hold bishops accountable for their handling of pedophile priests.

07/07/2014

Novato Police

San Rafael Man Who Allegedly Molested Girl For 3 Years Arrested In Novato

Police arrested Arturo Hernandez Sunday morning when he was spotted in Novato on his way to meet with the victim, who is a teenager under 18.

07/06/2014

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San Rafael Man Arrested After Rape Of 14-Year-Old Girl

A San Rafael man was arrested this week on suspicion of raping a 14-year-old girl, police said Thursday.

06/27/2014

Students protest at Stanford's graduation commencement. (CBS)

Stanford Grads Protest During Commencement Against Decision Not To Expel Alleged Rapist

A cloud hung over Stanford’s graduation commencement Sunday as some graduates called for justice after an alleged sexual assault.

06/15/2014

Leah Francis (with bullhorn) leads a protest at Stanford University, June 12, 2014. (CBS)

New Protest At Stanford Over Sex Assault Case; University Says Suspect Not A Threat

Students at Stanford University were protesting Thursday a decision by the school not to expel a senior accused of sexually assaulting a woman who is a classmate.

06/12/2014

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Modesto Teen Jogger Abducted At Gunpoint, Raped In Broad Daylight

A Modesto teen was attacked Friday on her morning jog, driven just blocks away, then raped in broad daylight.

06/07/2014

Stanford University Campus

Hundreds Rally Behind Stanford Student Outraged By Alleged Rapist Being Allowed To Graduate

Hundreds of students turned out at Stanford University to demand tougher punishments in sexual assault cases, in support of a senior who claims she was raped by a classmate.

06/06/2014

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bill Mandating Formal Pre-Sex Consent On California Campuses Gaining Momentum In Sacramento

SB 967 would establish affirmative consent on all state-run college campuses in California. The standard is defined as “an affirmative unambiguous and conscious decision by each participant to engage in mutually agreed upon sexual activity…Lack of protest or resistance does not mean consent. Nor does silence mean consent.”

06/06/2014

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Hayward Rape Suspect Arrested After Using Victim’s Credit Card For Car Wash, Sexual Enhancement Pills

Alameda County Sheriff’s officials say the suspect who violently raped a 19-year-old woman was arrested after using her credit card to get a car wash and buy sexual enhancement pills.

05/29/2014

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