Santa Clara County Supervisors Approve $600K For Rape Crisis CentersSanta Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez pushed the Board of Supervisors to boost funding for rape crisis centers Tuesday.
Antonio Brown Sued By Woman Claiming He Raped, Sexually Assaulted HerStar NFL receiver Antonio Brown, who just left a controversial and short-lived tenure with the Oakland Raiders, is reportedly being sued by a woman who claims he raped and sexually assaulted her.
Santa Clara County Boosts Funding To Help Rape Victims As Assaults SpikeWhile the number of rape cases in California are on the rise, at the same time funding for programs to help victims is being drastically cut. But officials in the South Bay are doing something about it.
Neighborhood Evacuated As Vallejo Police, SWAT Team Search For Rape, Kidnapping SuspectA neighborhood in Vallejo was on lockdown as police and SWAT teams searched for an rape and kidnapping suspect.
Lyft Sued For Allegedly Failing To Protect Women From Sexual Assault By DriversA nationwide lawsuit was filed against Lyft on Wednesday by women who claim the company has failed to protect them from sexual assault and rape by refusing to properly screen or monitor its drivers.
Santa Cruz Nursing Assistant Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault Of PatientA 46-year-old medical professional was arrested Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting a female patient, officials say.
Former 49er Jarryd Hayne Settles Civil Lawsuit Over Alleged RapeJarryd Hayne, an Australian rugby player who briefly played for the San Francisco 49ers in 2015, has reportedly settled a civil lawsuit with a woman who accused him of rape.
Lyft Driver Accused Of Raping Intoxicated Passenger Makes Initial Court AppearanceA San Mateo County judge has ordered the Lyft driver charged with kidnapping and raping a female passenger to be held in jail at $500,000 bail.
Tracy Lyft Driver Charged in San Bruno for Rape of Intoxicated PassengerSan Bruno police arrested a 46-year-old male Lyft driver on suspicion of raping a 25-year-old female passenger on Saturday morning.
Infamous 'Ski Mask Rapist' Denied Parole At Hearing Under New State LawA man known as the "Ski Mask Rapist," who was convicted of more than two dozen rapes in the Bay Area in the 1980s, was denied parole at a hearing Wednesday under a new state law.
Judge Rules To Let 'Rideshare Rapist' Case Proceed With DNA EvidenceFollowing a court hearing that lasted four days and included lengthy testimony from officers who investigated accused rapist Orlando Vilchez Lazo, a San Francisco judge on Wednesday agreed to let the case proceed.
Judge To Rule Later On Suppressing DNA Evidence In 'Rideshare Rapist' CaseA San Francisco Superior Court judge on Thursday declined to rule whether DNA obtained from a man during a traffic stop—DNA that prosecutors say links him to four rapes—can be used as evidence in the case.
Attorney For 'Rideshare Rapist' Seeks To Suppress DNA EvidenceThe attorney for a man accused of posing as a rideshare driver in order to sexually assault women in San Francisco is claiming officers unlawfully obtained his DNA, which prosecutors say ties him to the crimes.
Harris Proposes Investing $1 Billion To End Nationwide Rape Kit BacklogSen. Kamala Harris of California on Thursday announced her proposal to invest $1 billion to eliminate the rape kit backlog nationwide.
Sonoma State Student Pleads Not Guilty In Campus RapeA 21-year-old Sonoma State University student pleaded not guilty in Sonoma County Superior Court Wednesday to felony charges of rape and sodomy with the use of a drug of a woman on the Rohnert Park campus in December.