Sexual abuse

Eulogio Constantino-Sanchez (Richmond Police)

Richmond Man Arrested For Allegedly Keeping Nicaraguan Woman As Sex Slave In Closet

Police have identified a 35-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of forcing a woman to live in a closet at a home in Richmond’s Iron Triangle neighborhood for a year and sexually and physically abusing her.

07/23/2015

Police said a woman was held hostage as a sex slave at this apartment complex in Richmond. (CBS)

Woman Rescued In Richmond After Being Held As Sex Slave In Closet For Year

A woman was forced to live in a closet at a home in Richmond’s Iron Triangle neighborhood for a year while she was sexually and physically abused on a daily basis, police said.

07/22/2015

O.B. Whaley Elementary School in San Jose. (CBS)

South Bay School District To Pay $15M In Sexual Molestation Case Of 5 Girls

The families of four girls sexually molested by their second-grade teacher settled a lawsuit for $15 million with a San Jose school district on Monday.

06/16/2015

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Man Sentenced For Using Facebook To Meet With 12-Year-Old For Sex

A Salinas man was sentenced Thursday in Monterey County Superior Court to 12 years in state prison for committing lewd acts on a child under the age of 14 and contacting a minor for a lewd purpose.

06/08/2015

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Santa Rosa: Man, Woman Convicted After Woman Tries To Conceal Boyfriend Repeatedly Raped, Fathered 2 Children With Young Girl

A man and woman from Santa Rosa face consecutive life terms in prison in the sexual abuse of a child who was raped and gave birth to two children by the man while the woman tried to cover up for him.

04/18/2015

Bill Cosby (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Bill Cosby’s Scheduled June Appearance In Santa Rosa Postponed Indefinitely

A performance by comedian Bill Cosby scheduled for June in Santa Rosa has been postponed indefinitely according to the venue.

02/20/2015

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Salinas Mother Sentenced To Jail For Sexually Abusing Teen Boy She Met Through Her Daughter

A 50-year-old Salinas woman was sentenced Tuesday to a year in jail and more than five years of probation in the sexual abuse of a teen boy over a three-year period.

12/18/2014

Christopher German

San Leandro Man Charged For Lewd Acts On 2 Young Girls At Walmart, Target Stores

A 20-year-old man was charged Friday for allegedly touching two young girls inappropriately at Walmart and Target stores in San Leandro and could be connected to similar incidents in Southern California.

10/17/2014

(L-R) Lukasz ‘Dr Luke’ Gottwald (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) | Singer Kesha (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse Claims

Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.

10/15/2014

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Mother Of Abandoned Newborn Found In Central Valley Trash Bin Identified As 13-Year-Old

Authorities in Central California say they have identified a 13-year-old girl as the mother of a newborn baby abandoned last week in a trash bin.

10/13/2014

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