Rape

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Santa Rosa Man Reconvicted On Rape Charges In Kidnapping Case After Appeal

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.

08/19/2014

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

Alaska District Attorney Will Not Bring Charges In Sexual Assault Case Involving Stanford Student

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.

08/13/2014

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

Alameda County Teams With FBI In Hopes Of Processing Backlog Of DNA Rape Kits Faster

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.

08/12/2014

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Oakland Public Works Employee Charged With Rape Of 16-year-Old Girl

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.

08/08/2014

Jamala Morris was on felony probation. (Fremont PD)

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 […]

08/05/2014

Jamala Morris was on felony probation. (Fremont PD)

Fremont Police Arrest Man After Home Invasion Robbery, Sexual Assault

Fremont police have arrested a man after he allegedly broke into a home Sunday morning and tied up a mother and daughter and raping one of them before making off with some items.

08/04/2014

Richmond police patrol car. April 8, 2014. (CBS)

Homeless Richmond Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman Who Gave Him Money

A homeless man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman who gave him money in Richmond earlier this month has been charged with a slew of felonies including rape by force, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office.

07/14/2014

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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