Richmond High School
An East Bay high school teacher with a love of U.S. history and politics is bringing lessons to life for students in Richmond through annual trips to Washington, DC.
Six defendants accused of beating and gang raping a 16-year-old girl outside of Richmond High School’s homecoming dance in October 2009 pleaded not guilty Wednesday to numerous felony charges.
Something new and positive is happening to Richmond High, a school that’s been beset by negative publicity. There is now an Engineering Academy on campus.
The West Contra Costa Unified School District has agreed to pay $4 million to settle a lawsuit filed on behalf of a teenage girl who was beaten and gang raped outside Richmond High School.
A Contra Costa County judge Tuesday ordered six of the seven defendants in the October 2009 beating and gang rape of a 16-year-old girl at Richmond High School to stand trial.
After several weeks, the preliminary hearing into the gang-rape of a Richmond High School student is finally wrapping up, with the last witness called to the stand Monday in Martinez.
Investigator have matched four of the seven suspects accused of gang-raping a Richmond High School student to DNA evidence found on and around the victim.
A DNA expert said he found semen from two and possibly three of the defendants in the October 2009 gang rape at Richmond High School on the victim’s body and on evidence collected at the scene.
Fourteen-year law enforcement veteran Detective Eric Smith testified in Contra Costa Superior Court Tuesday.
One of the seven defendants in the 2009 Richmond High School gang rape case told a detective that he backhanded the victim across her face “because she wouldn’t shut up” during the assault, the detective testified in court Monday.