State Attorney General Will Oversee Sexual Assault Investigation Of Windsor Mayor Dominic FoppoliThe state attorney general will assume oversight of the investigation into sexual assault allegations from six women against Windsor Mayor Dominic Foppoli.
Sonoma County DA Recuses Office From Dominic Foppoli Sexual Assault Probe After Deputy DA's AllegationA widening scandal involving sexual assault accusations against Windsor Mayor Dominic Fopppoli and his own counter-accusations has led to the Sonoma County District Attorney to recuse her office from investigating the allegations against Foppoli.
Union City Police Seek Man Suspected Of Raping ChildUnion City police are asking for the public's help in locating a man suspected of raping a child.
Moss Beach Man Arrested For Raping Child AcquaintanceA man was arrested for allegedly raping a girl who he gave a ride home to last October in Moss Beach, authorities said Wednesday.
Bay Area Lawmakers, DAs Seek Removal Of Spousal Rape ExceptionsRape is rape, regardless who the perpetrator or the survivor is. That's the message Bay Area legislators are hoping to send with two state bills that seek to remove spousal rape exceptions, with support from local district attorneys.
Rideshare App Creators Produce Database to Expose Abusive DriversTwo rideshare app companies, Lyft and Uber, recently teamed up to produce a database of problematic drivers, in an attempt to address years of complaints over sexual assault and other crimes.
UPDATE: Bill Requiring State Online Portal To Track Rape Kits Passes CommitteeThe Senate Public Safety Committee on Tuesday approved legislation that will require the addition of a new online portal to California's existing rape kit tracking system to allow survivors of sexual assault to track information regarding their rape kit.
Update: Plan To Place Convicted Sexual Predator In Redwood City Neighborhood HaltedThe San Mateo Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday that a court-ordered plan for convicted sexual predator Michael Thomas Cheek to live in the Emerald Hills area of Redwood City has been scrapped.
Man Convicted Of Raping Coworker At SFO Hotel Under Construction Sentenced To 18 Years In PrisonA 37-year-old man convicted of rape and other charges involving a woman he worked with on a construction cleanup crew at a hotel being built at San Francisco International Airport in 2019 has been sentenced to 18 years in state prison.
Suspect Arrested For Multiple Rapes, Sexual Assaults Of Young Girls In San Mateo County; Victims Found On Social MediaA years-long search for a serial sexual predator who attacked multiple underage girls after contacting them on social media has resulted in the arrest of a suspect, authorities said Friday.
UPDATE: Livermore Cold Case Rape Suspect Gregory Vien Dies From Injuries Sustained In Suicide AttemptA Livermore man being tried for two 1997 cold case rapes has died from injuries sustained in a suicide attempt with a nail gun, the Alameda County District Attorney announced Friday.
Man Convicted Of Raping Co-Worker At SFO Hotel Under ConstructionA 37-year-old man has been convicted of rape and other charges involving a woman he worked with on a construction cleanup crew at a hotel being built at San Francisco International Airport last year, San Mateo County prosecutors said Wednesday.
Golden State Killer Arrives In State Prison, Starts Life SentenceA former police officer who eluded authorities for years as the Golden State Killer arrived in state prison Tuesday to begin serving multiple life sentences for rapes and murders.
Former 49er Dana Stubblefield Sentenced To 15 Years To Life For Raping Disabled Woman At GunpointFormer San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders defensive lineman Dana Stubblefield was sentenced Thursday to 15 to life in prison for raping a woman at gunpoint in 2015.
Northern California Jail Guard Arrested For Alleged Rape, Sex Assault Of 3 InmatesSan Joaquin County correctional officer Zachary Simmons was arrested Monday on rape and other charges for allegedly sexually assaulting three women inmates.