Saratoga Teen Among 5 High Schoolers Named National Student PoetsFive high school juniors, including a teen from the South Bay, have been named National Student Poets.
Gov. Jerry Brown Signs ‘Audrie’s Law’ Toughening Juvenile Sex Crime StatutesGov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation known as Audrie’s Law reforming juvenile sex crime laws and named after 15-year-old sexual assault victim Audrie Pott, according to a state senator’s spokesman.
‘Audrie’s Law’ Advances, Mandatory Sentences For Juveniles Convicted Of Sex Assaults DroppedA state Assembly committee on Tuesday passed a bill named after a teen suicide victim after its sponsor agreed to remove a controversial two-year minimum sentence for juveniles convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious or disabled person.
Bay Area Lawmakers Propose 'Audrie's Law' For CyberbullyingJuveniles who sexually assault unconscious victims could be tried as adults under proposed California legislation brought in response to the suicide of a 15-year-old girl who was sexually battered while passed out at a party then humiliated by photos circulated to classmates.
Boys Admit To Sexually Assaulting Saratoga Teen Audrie PottIn documents in the case, the three admitted to sexually assaulting the 15-year-old in 2012 and possessing naked photos of her, before she took her own life.
Lawyer For Teens Accused In Saratoga Girl's Sex Assault Blames Parents For Her SuicideThe attorney for three teenagers accused of sexually assaulting a Saratoga girl claims her parents are partly responsible for her suicide in response to a wrongful death lawsuit.
Audrie Pott's Family Settles With 2 Defendants In Wrongful Death SuitThe parents of a teenage girl who committed suicide after an alleged sexual assault by three teen boys in Saratoga have reached a settlement with two defendants in their wrongful death lawsuit, their attorney said Friday.
4th Defendant Added In Case Of Saratoga Girl Who Hanged Herself After Alleged Sex AssaultThe parents of Audrie Pott, a 15-year-old Saratoga girl who killed herself after she was allegedly sexually assaulted at a party last year, added a new female defendant to a suit they filed in San Jose in the wake of her death.
Teens Accused In Saratoga School Girl Sex Assault Released From Juvenile Hall The three teens accused of sexually assaulting a Saratoga High School student, who later committed suicide, have been released from juvenile hall and are now placed on home detention.
Audrie Pott’s Family Fires Back Against Saratoga School OfficialsThe family of the Saratoga High School student who committed suicide after an alleged sexual assault expressed anger and resentment over a statement issued by the school district.
Saratoga Rape Suspects Couldn’t Be Expelled, School Official SaysA school superintendent said Wednesday that officials could not expel three teenage boys charged with sexually battering a classmate last fall.
Saratoga Suicide Victim's Family Files Claim Against School DistrictThe family of Audrie Pott, the 15-year-old Saratoga High School student who committed suicide last fall, days after she was allegedly sexually assaulted at a party, has filed a claim against the school district.
Detention Hearing Held For Saratoga Teen Rape SuspectsCharges against three teen boys were heard in Santa Clara Juvenile Court Tuesday in connection with the alleged Sept. 2 sexual assault on a 15-year-old Saratoga girl who later committed suicide.
Saratoga Suicide Victim's Family Outraged After Accused Boys Refuse ResponsibilityThe family of a girl who committed suicide after she was sexually assaulted and a photo of the act was shared in text messages say they are outraged by what they see as a refusal to take responsibility by the three boys arrested in the attack.
Saratoga Suicide Victim Family Says Teens Tried To Destroy Sex Assault EvidenceFamily members of a 15-year-old Saratoga girl who killed herself after photos of a sexual assault surfaced online said on Friday they suspect the attackers tried to destroy evidence.