Sexual assault

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Research Administrator Accused Of Wanting To ‘Molest’ Assistant Resigns Amid Sexual Assault Investigation

One of UC Berkeley’s top research administrators has resigned in protest over a sexual assault investigation where he’s accused of inappropriately touching his top assistant and telling her he wanted to “molest” her.

04/13/2015

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Settlement Reached In Audrie Pott Wrongful Death Case, Teens Apologize To Family

In court on Friday, two teenagers identified as John B. and John R. admitted their role in the attack, and they apologized for everything that happened after, including the false rumors and the humiliation that Audrie’s parents said drove the teen to suicide.

04/03/2015

University of California, Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Student Allegedly Sexually Assaulted In Dorm Room By Co-Worker

The student and the suspect met at a Bay Area company where the student was doing an internship, according to police.

04/03/2015

Miguel Baraja (Oakland Police Dept.)

Man Arrested In Alleged Sex Assault On 10-Year-Old Oakland Boy

Oakland police said Thursday that a 48-year-old man has been arrested and charged for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy in East Oakland in January.

03/19/2015

Ray McDonald #91 of the San Francisco 49ers stands on the field before their game against the Denver Broncos at Candlestick Park on August 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Former San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald Won’t Face Charges Over December Sexual Assault Allegations

McDonald was released by the 49ers after this latest allegation and is currently a free agent.

03/05/2015

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California Lawmakers Want High School Students To Learn About ‘Yes Means Yes’ Sexual Consent Law

Two California lawmakers said Tuesday that they are hoping to get a head start on preventing sexual assaults on college campuses by having high school students learn about what constitutes consensual sex.

03/03/2015

Officer Geoffrey Graves (San Jose Police Dept.)

Case of San Jose Police Officer Accused Of Raping Undocumented Immigrant Goes To Court

The case of a San Jose police officer accused of raping an undocumented immigrant while on duty was in Santa Clara County Superior Court on Monday, although the accused did not appear.

03/02/2015

Authorities raided this property on Stony Point Road in Santa Rosa on February 19, 2015, after a woman said she was sexually assaulted and held captive for three weeks. (CBS)

3 Arrested In Connection With Rape, Holding Woman As Sex Slave For Months In Santa Rosa Home

Authorities in Sonoma County have arrested three people accused of holding a woman hostage and sexually assaulting her inside a home for several weeks.

02/25/2015

Authorities raided this property on Stony Point Road in Santa Rosa on February 19, 2015, after a woman said she was sexually assaulted and held captive for three weeks. (CBS)

Sonoma County Authorities Say Evidence Supports Woman’s Claim She Was Raped, Held Hostage At Santa Rosa Compound

Authorities said newly obtained evidence backs up the story of a woman who said she was kidnapped and held for weeks at a compound in Santa Rosa. The woman said she escaped Wednesday after being beaten and sexually assaulted.

02/20/2015

Authorities raided this property on Stony Point Road in Santa Rosa on February 19, 2015, after a woman said she was sexually assaulted and held captive for three weeks. (CBS)

Santa Rosa Woman Said She Was Sexually Assaulted, Held Against Her Will For 3 Weeks

A North Bay woman said she was held against her will for three weeks and was brutally assaulted, before she was able to escape on Wednesday.

02/19/2015

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