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