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Brentwood Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Boy For Years

A Brentwood man was arrested Tuesday after a victim alleged he had been sexually assaulted for years as a boy beginning about 20 years ago, Brentwood police said Thursday.

03/28/2013

Joshua Tatro

Peninsula Water Polo Coach Gets Prison Sentence For Sex Abuse

A former Aragon High School water polo coach convicted of sexually abusing a student collapsed to the floor of a San Mateo County courtroom Wednesday morning when he was sentenced to two years in state prison for his crimes, the district attorney said.

03/27/2013

Christine Hubbs (Alameda County Sheriff's Office)

3 Minors Jailed For Allegedly Cyberbullying Victim Of Livermore ‘Hummer Mom’

Three children have been arrested on charges of making threats online against one of the teen victims of Christine Hubbs, the so-called Hummer Mom convicted of sexually abusing two boys.

02/28/2013

Cardinal Roger Mahony leads Christmas mass at The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels December 25, 2010 in Los Angeles. (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Ex-SF Archbishop: Cardinal Tainted In Sex Abuse Scandal Should Help Select New Pope

A prominent member of the US Catholic hierarchy who will take part in the selection of the next pope says retired Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony should also participate in the process.

02/25/2013

Molestation

Father Claims Kids Sexually Assaulted By Sex Offender Living In Foster Home

The father of three children has sued Sacramento County’s child protective services agency, claiming the kids were sexually assaulted by a registered sex offender who was living at their grandmother’s house.

02/19/2013

Andrew Cottrell (Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office)

Former Clayton Student Sues Teacher, School District Over Sex Abuse

A young woman who was abused by a teacher during her days at a middle school in Clayton filed a lawsuit this week against that teacher, the school principal and the Mt. Diablo Unified School District.

02/14/2013

This file picture taken on December 29, 2012, in St.Peter's square at the Vatican shows Pope Benedict XVI saluting as he arrives to the ecumenical christian community of Taize during their European meeting. Pope Benedict XVI on February 11, 2013 announced he will resign on February 28, a Vatican spokesman told AFP, which will make him the first pope to do so in centuries. (Alberto Pizzolio/AFP/Getty Images)

California Cardinal Tainted In Abuse Scandal To Vote On Pope Benedict Successor

Leaders of SNAP, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, question why Cardinal Roger Mahoney is still being allowed to select a new pope.

02/11/2013

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

Deliberations Begin In Trial Of SJ Principal Accused Of Not Reporting Sex Abuse

Jurors began deliberating Friday morning in the trial of a San Jose elementary school principal accused of failing to report the suspected sexual abuse of a child by a teacher.

11/02/2012

A courtroom sketch of Rev. Jerold Lindner in the trial of William Lynch. (Vicki Behringer/CBS)

Santa Clara DA Won’t Seek Perjury Charges Against Priest

Santa Clara County prosecutors announced Wednesday they will not seek perjury charges against Fr. Jerold Lindner, a Jesuit priest who allegedly lied under oath at the trial of a man accused of attacking Lindner for molesting him more than 30 years ago.

09/12/2012

Will Lynch booking photo. (Santa Clara County Sheriff)

No Retrial In South Bay Priest Beating

Santa Clara County prosecutors Friday officially announced their decision not to re-file misdemeanor charges against William Lynch for beating Fr. Jerold Lindner, who Lynch claims molested him more than three decades ago.

07/20/2012

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