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Christopher Hubbart has admitted to 38 rapes across California. (CBS)

San Jose Judge Says ‘Pillowcase Rapist’ Must Be Released In Los Angeles County By Early July

Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Gilbert Brown issued a brief order saying that Christopher Evans Hubbart, 63, must be released by July 7, Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey said in a statement.

05/23/2014

Isidro Garcia

Lawyer For SoCal Man Accused Of Keeping Teen Sex Slave For 10 Years Denies Allegations

The attorney for man charged with kidnapping his girlfriend’s 15-year-old daughter and keeping her captive while sexually assaulting her for a decade denies the allegations and says the claims are lies because the couple is breaking up.

05/22/2014

Isidro Garcia is accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old girl in 2004. (credit: Santa Ana Police Department)

SoCal Woman Found 10 Years After Kidnapped As Teen Sex Slave; Suspect Arrested

A woman who was 15 when she disappeared from her California home a decade ago has contacted police and told them she was kidnapped by a man who sexually assaulted her, forced her into marriage and fathered a child with her, authorities said Wednesday.

05/21/2014

The pending release of 63-year-old Christopher Hubbart has sparked outcry from potential neighbors. (CBS)

‘Pillowcase Rapist’ Release Hearing Draws Outcry At San Jose Hall Of Justice

Southern California residents journeyed to San Jose Wednesday to protest the release of a serial rapist to their neighborhood who admitted to assaulting dozens of women between 1971 and 1982.

05/21/2014

Officer Geoffrey Graves (San Jose Police Dept.)

San Jose Police Officer Accused Of Raping Woman On Duty Charged With Assaulting Ex-Girlfriend

A San Jose police officer accused of raping a woman while on duty pleaded not guilty Tuesday to two new felony assault charges filed by the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office, a prosecutor said.

05/13/2014

Father Hector Cora (St. James Parish/Diocese of Sacramento)

NorCal Roman Catholic Priest Arrested For Alleged Statutory Rape Of Teenage Girl

A Roman Catholic priest in Northern California has been arrested for allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with a teenage girl he befriended while working at a Davis church.

05/12/2014

Officer Geoffrey Graves (San Jose Police Dept.)

San Jose Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Raping Woman While On Duty

A San Jose police officer pleaded not guilty Monday in Santa Clara County Superior Court to raping a woman after driving her to a hotel to separate her from her husband in a domestic dispute last September.

04/14/2014

Gabrielson  Memorial Park in Sausalito (Photo by Caroline Culler, Wikimedia Commons.)

Oakland Man Arrested For Allegedly Raping Woman In Sausalito Park

An Oakland man was arrested late Friday night for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in Sausalito after meeting to discuss a job opportunity.

04/12/2014

Antonio Mouton (Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office)

Berkeley Man Convicted Of Walnut Creek Apartment Rape, Assault

A Berkeley man accused of raping a woman and attempting to rape another after gaining entry into a gated Walnut Creek apartment complex in separate incidents in the summer of 2010 was convicted of rape and burglary charges Thursday.

04/10/2014

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

Bill To End Backlog Of Rape Kit DNA Testing Passes Assembly Committee

A bill by a Berkeley Assemblywoman that would provide timeframes for testing rape kits and entering the information into a national DNA database was unanimously approved by an Assembly committee Tuesday.

03/25/2014

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