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.
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.
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.
Police in Vallejo arrested a man who allegedly raped a woman Thursday morning.
A California soccer coach has been sentenced to a year in jail for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl after she fell asleep during a party at his home last year.
A 19-year-old college student was sexually assaulted on the De Anza College campus in Cupertino earlier this week, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District police chief said.
The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said a Santa Clara County judge has announced that serial rapist Christopher Hubbart potentially could live in the Antelope Valley community of Lake Los Angeles when he’s released from prison.
A San Jose rape case took a bizarre turn when a woman was arrested in the middle of the trial on suspicion of flying to Detroit and offering the victim $30,000 not to testify.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill closing a legal loophole that allowed a rape conviction to be overturned because the woman was not married.
62-year-old Christopher Hubbart — a convicted serial rapist who has admitted to raping and sexually assaulting 38 women in California between 1971 and 1982 — will be released as soon as housing is found.