Political Strategist Nathan Ballard Charged With Domestic Violence, Child Abuse In Attack Against Wife, 4-Year-OldProminent Bay Area political strategist Nathan Ballard is facing domestic violence and child abuse charges following an alleged attack on his wife and a young child.
Brentwood Mother Charged With Murder In 2-Year-Old Son's Death From Fentanyl IngestionA Brentwood mother is facing murder charges in the death of her two-year-old son after it was determined he died after ingesting fentanyl she had in her possession.
Brentwood Mom Charged With Second-Degree Murder After Toddler OD’s On FentanylA Brentwood woman was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder, narcotics possession and child abuse resulting in the September death of her 2-year-old son, police said.
Butte Co. Parents Suspected Of Child Abuse After Baby Is Hospitalized With Severe BurnsThe parents of a 1-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of child abuse after the baby was hospitalized in unincorporated Butte County, with severe burns, sheriff’s officials said Wednesday.
Photo: Police Search For Suspect Stalking Young Vallejo GirlsVallejo police released a photo Friday of a man they say has approached at least three young girls between the ages of 8 and 14-year-old.
San Jose Man Arrested After Allegedly Killing 1-Month-Old SonA San Jose man suspected of killing his 1-month-old son in September 2018 was taken into custody and jailed Tuesday, according to police.
Sebastopol Woman Allegedly Admits To Choking 5-Year-Old Daughter Until She Passed OutSebastopol police arrested a woman Tuesday on suspicion of assaulting her 5-year-old daughter.
2 Boys Killed By Mother In San Jose Murder-Suicide IdentifiedTwo children who were killed by their mother in a murder-suicide last week in San Jose have been identified as 4-year-old Chuck Nguyen and 7-year-old Eric Nguyen,
Central Valley Lawmaker Steps Aside, Denies Child Cruelty ChargeA state lawmaker from the Central Valley took a temporary leave of absence on Tuesday while disputing a misdemeanor charge of cruelty to his young daughter as "false and unthinkable."
SoCal Couple Pleads Guilty To Shocking Torture, Imprisonment Of 13 ChildrenA Riverside County couple plead guilty Friday to the years-long imprisonment, abuse and torture of their 13 children who were discovered in horrific conditions with several of them chained to their beds after one child escaped and called 911.
Bill Proposed To End Catholic Confession Exemption For Reporting Child AbuseState Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) has introduced a bill, SB 360, to end the “penitential communication” exemption to child abuse reporting.
Central Valley Lawmaker Arrested On Child Cruelty SuspicionJoaquin Arambula, who represents a Central Valley district in the state legislature, was arrested Monday on suspicion of misdemeanor child cruelty.
House Of Horror: Salinas Man Gets 3 Life Sentences For Killing 2 Children, Torturing AnotherGonzalo Curiel received two life sentences without the possibility of parole for the murder of two children in 2015, and an additional life sentence for the torture of their half sister.
Sister Led California Police To Shackled, Starving SiblingsIn a plea to a police dispatcher to "help my sisters," a 17-year-old girl in a childlike, quivering voice detailed years of abuse she and 12 siblings suffered in a squalid house where she said they were shackled to beds.
Father Charged With Sex Crimes In Fairfield Child Torture CaseProsecutors have added four counts of committing lewd acts with a child to the charges against a Fairfield father who is in custody for allegedly abusing and torturing his 10 children.