Harmful Terminology 'Sanitizing' Exploitation Of Sex Trafficking Victims, Advocates SayNow that the Oakland police sex scandal is making national headlines, a Washington DC based anti-trafficking group is pressing the media to stop using what it considers harmful terminology to describe the 18 year old at the center of the controversy.
Rape Victims Testify In Favor Of California Bill Eliminating Statute Of LimitationsRape victims testified in Sacramento Tuesday as an effort to eliminate the 10-year statute of limitations on the crime advances through the California legislature.
Nick Jonas Insists Venues Need Better SecurityThe recent shootings of Christina Grimmie and the Orlando nightclub victims raised 'very poignant' concerns...
Orlando Doctors Say Massacre Victims Arrived By ‘Truckloads’The trauma bay quickly overflowed, forcing doctors performing triage to move critically injured people elsewhere and focus on those whose lives were most in danger.
Bay Area Officials Condemn Orlando Nightclub Massacre As Vigils Honor VictimsPolice, politicians and leaders of a variety of groups responded Sunday to the massacre early Sunday morning of 50 people at an Orlando gay nightclub as thousands of people gathered in San Francisco to hold a vigil for the victims.
Scammers Target Valley Fire Victims In Napa, Lake CountiesOfficials in Napa and Lake counties said people are scamming survivors of the Valley Fire through social media by asking evacuees’ for their addresses.
At Least 2 Stabbed On Santa Cruz Beach BoardwalkAt least two people were stabbed in an incident on the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Monday evening.
East Bay Irish Priest Details Heartbreak As He Comforts Friends of Victims In Berkeley Balcony CollapseFather Aidan McAleenan spent the initial hours after the tragedy comforting victims and their friends at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek.
African Americans Have Made Up More Than Half Of Homicides In San Francisco In 201512 of the 23 people killed in San Francisco in 2015 have been African American.
San Francisco Writer Raises Over $160K For Mission District Apartment Fire VictimsA San Francisco writer has raised over $150,000 for victims of a massive apartment fire in the city’s Mission District.
Sacramento Crime Victims Rally Canceled Over Worries About Anti-Police ProtestsHarriet Salarno, founder of Crime Victims United of California, said Wednesday that demonstrators have shown up at the National Crime Victims' Rights Week march and rally each of the last two years.
1 Killed In Highway 84 Crash In Sunol That Prompted 2 Helicopters For VictimsAt least one person died and two helicopters were been called to airlift people injured in a collision Sunday evening on state Highway 84 in Sunol, an unincorporated area in Alameda County, according to the California Highway Patrol.