SF Superior Court Judge Wipes False Imprisonment Conviction From Sheriff Mirkarimi’s RecordMirkarimi, who is running for re-election to his post in November, pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge for an domestic incident involving his wife.
Wife Of San Francisco Sheriff Mirkarimi Tells Her Side Of Domestic Scandal By Acting On StageThe domestic violence scandal that rocked San Francisco politics, involving Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and his wife Eliana Lopez, consumed both headlines and a courtroom in 2012. Now Lopez gets to share her side of the story, in the form of a play.
Twitter Updates Rules In An Effort To Crack Down On Revenge Porn, Nude PhotosThe social networking service has altered both its rules and abusive behavior policy, prohibiting the posting of revenge porn.
Salvation Army Uses 'The Dress' For Powerful Domestic Violence PSA Featuring Battered Woman"The Dress" that stirred up an Internet storm last week is back again, but this time as fodder for a powerful anti-violence campaign.
Eric Holder Hosts Oakland Roundtable On Police-Community Relations In Wake Of Violent Protests Last YearAttorney General Eric Holder will be in Oakland to talk about law enforcement and community relations.
'Shoulder Surfing' Suspect Arrested On Theft, Elder Abuse Charges In Contra Costa County ATM ScamAn ATM scam in Walnut Creek has police warning people to be aware of their surroundings especially when they’re withdrawing cash. A suspect has since been arrested for something police call, "shoulder surfing".
Twitter Bans Anti-LGBT Hate Group Westboro Baptist ChurchTwitter has allegedly suspended the accounts of a fundamental anti-LGBT baptist church and its leader.
Ex-Wife Of Sydney Gunman Sought Refuge In Bay Area Before She Was MurderedThe ex-wife of the gunman who held people hostage in a Sydney, Australia restaurant for 16 hours this week sought refuge in the Bay Area from her abusive ex-husband before she was killed, the woman’s relatives told KPIX 5.
SoCal Woman Suing Bill Cosby, Claiming He Molested Her At Age 15A Southern California woman has sued Bill Cosby, claiming the comedian molested her around 1974 when she was 15 years old.
Ray Rice's Suspension Lifted By NFL Following Abuse CaseRay Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, which has been "vacated immediately," the players' union said Friday.
Orphaned Bear Cubs Found Beaten Near Chico Pot Farms Released Back Into The WildBear cubs who suffered severe injuries, most likely at the hands of humans, were released back into the wild recently after undergoing months of intense recovery at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care,
San Mateo Social Worker Arrested For Allegedly Sleeping With Former 16-Year-Old ClientA San Mateo County social worker was arrested Tuesday after allegedly having sex with a 16-year-old former client, according to the sheriff's office.
Inmate Found Dead In Santa Rosa JailAn inmate booked into the Sonoma County Main Adult Detention Facility in Santa Rosa on Friday was found dead Saturday night in a unit for inmates going through drug withdrawals, the sheriff’s office reported Sunday.
New Surveillance Video Shows Woman Slamming Elderly Woman To Ground In BerkeleyBerkeley Police have released surveillance video hoping it will lead to a suspect in an attack on an 85-year-old woman.
Federal Lawsuit Filed Against Antioch School Over Restraining Of Special-Needs BoyA mother of a special-needs boy has filed a federal lawsuit against his former school in Antioch accusing school staff of inappropriately restraining him on multiple occasions and giving him a bloody nose, bruises and causing him to wet his pants.