The parents of a teenage girl who committed suicide after an alleged sexual assault by three teen boys in Saratoga have reached a settlement with two defendants in their wrongful death lawsuit, their attorney said Friday.
The parents of Audrie Pott, a 15-year-old Saratoga girl who killed herself after she was allegedly sexually assaulted at a party last year, added a new female defendant to a suit they filed in San Jose in the wake of her death.
A woman sleeping in her bedroom was sexually assaulted early Friday morning by a man who broke into her Santa Clara apartment, according to police.
Authorities said a 15-year-old girl was forced to work on a marijuana grow and sexually abused by two men in Northern California who allegedly locked her in a metal toolbox for days.
Morgan Hill police have found evidence that a former YMCA child care worker may have sexually abused two more victims, bringing the total number of potential victims in the case to four, a police captain said Tuesday.
Morgan Hill police arrested on Saturday three juveniles in the Friday night rape and burglary of a 40-year-old woman.
One of two juries in a dual trial against two young men accused of taking part in the brutal 2009 gang rape of a 16-year-old girl on the Richmond High School campus has reached a verdict.
A prosecutor called on a jury in Martinez on Thursday to follow evidence that a Richmond man played a key role in the savage 2009 gang rape of a teenage girl at Richmond High School, while the man’s attorney asked the jury to convict him only of sexual battery.
A prosecutor told jurors in a Martinez courtroom Wednesday that a mixture of physical evidence and witness statements all paint a clear picture of a 20-year-old Pinole man’s guilt in a brutal 2009 gang rape of a 16-year-old girl at Richmond High School.
District Attorney Jackie Lacey said Tuesday her office will challenge a Bay Area judge’s decision to release a sexually violent predator in Los Angeles County.