Rape

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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

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

State Senate Approves ‘Audrie’s Law,’ Higher Penalties For Juveniles Convicted Of Sex Assaults

California would toughen penalties for young people convicted sexually assaulting someone who is unconscious under legislation the Senate approved Wednesday in response to an assault on a teenager who later committed suicide.

05/28/2014

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

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