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Paul David Messersmith (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Pacifica Man To Stand Trial For Allegedly Drugging, Raping Girlfriend’s Daughter

A Pacifica man accused of giving his girlfriend’s 18-year-old daughter a sleeping pill and having sex wtih her in December was ordered to stand trial for rape Thursday, the San Mateo County district attorney said.

03/20/2014

Officer Geoffrey Graves (San Jose Police Dept.)

Woman Allegedly Raped By SJ Police Officer Was In Country Illegally

New details are emerging from the investigation into a San Jose police officer who has been charged with raping a woman in a hotel, including that the victim was in the country illegally.

03/13/2014

Hugo Cuseallpa (San Jose Police Dept.)

Man Accused Of Impersonating Police Officer In San Jose Rape

A man who allegedly impersonated a police officer and sexually assaulted a woman in unincorporated San Jose earlier this month has been arrested, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office.

02/12/2014

Raul Ochoa (Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office)

Richmond Man Who Held Girl As Sex Slave For 15 Years Gets 22-Year Sentence

A Richmond man who held a relative as a sex slave for 15 years was sentenced to 22 years in state prison in Contra Costa Superior Court on Tuesday.

02/11/2014

Raul Ochoa (Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office)

Richmond Man Guilty Of Keeping Female Relative As Sex Slave For More Than A Decade

A man who sexually abused a young female relative and kept her largely confined to their Richmond home for more than a decade pleaded guilty Wednesday to rape charges and will soon face sentencing.

01/30/2014

Humberto Salvador (Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office)

Sentencing Begins For Richmond Gang Members Who Raped Lesbian In ’08

A Richmond gang member has been sentenced to 31 years in prison for joining the gang rape of a lesbian in 2008.

01/26/2014

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Backlog Of Untested Rape Kits Prompts Proposal From East Bay Lawmaker

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.

01/21/2014

Humberto Salvador (Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office)

Alleged Ringleader Convicted In 2008 Gang Rape Of Lesbian Woman In Richmond

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.

12/18/2013

A prostitute waiting for customers stands on the sidewalk late on June 6, 2011 at the Bois de Boulogne park in Paris. AFP PHOTO / BERTRAND LANGLOIS (Photo credit should read BERTRAND LANGLOIS/AFP/Getty Images)

California To Allow Compensation For Prostitutes Who Are Victims Of Violent Crimes

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.

12/12/2013

(CBS)

Lesbian Victim Testifies Of Alleged 2008 Gang Rape

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.

12/04/2013

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