A Richmond gang member has been sentenced to 31 years in prison for joining the gang rape of a lesbian in 2008.
An unknown number of rape kits are sitting untested in crime labs throughout California, sometimes taking months or even years to process. To help rape victims get justice, a lawmaker from the East Bay has introduced legislation to speed up the process.
A jury Wednesday found the alleged ringleader in a brutal 2008 gang rape of a lesbian woman in Richmond guilty of kidnapping and gang rape in addition to committing a hate crime and gang-related enhancements.
California prostitutes who are attacked or assaulted will once again eligible for money from a state fund that compensates victims of violent crimes, a spokesman said Thursday.
A 33-year-old Northern California woman who was allegedly gang raped partly because she is a lesbian is testifying at the trial of one of four men charged in the brutal attack that unfolded on a Richmond street five years ago.
Police in Vallejo arrested a man who allegedly raped a woman Thursday morning.
A California soccer coach has been sentenced to a year in jail for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl after she fell asleep during a party at his home last year.
A 19-year-old college student was sexually assaulted on the De Anza College campus in Cupertino earlier this week, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District police chief said.
The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said a Santa Clara County judge has announced that serial rapist Christopher Hubbart potentially could live in the Antelope Valley community of Lake Los Angeles when he’s released from prison.
A San Jose rape case took a bizarre turn when a woman was arrested in the middle of the trial on suspicion of flying to Detroit and offering the victim $30,000 not to testify.