State legislators have sent Gov. Jerry Brown a hotly debated bill that would open a one-year window of opportunity for victims of childhood sexual abuse to sue religious organizations and other private or nonprofit groups that employed their abusers.
The state Assembly has approved legislation that would open a one-year window for some victims of childhood sexual abuse to sue private or nonprofit organizations.
A California woman who cut off her husband’s penis and threw it in a garbage disposal has been sentenced to life in prison with possibility of parole.
The estranged husband of a woman charged with severing his penis said it was as though his life ended the evening of the attack.
A male nurse at a well-respected local hospital is accused of sexually abusing at least one of his patients.
A jury on Monday convicted a former San Jose principal of failing to report suspected sexual abuse of a child by a teacher.
A nationwide Boy Scouts of America scandal has been exposed, revealing a decades-old cover-up that protected scoutmasters who allegedly molested children.
A former Boy Scout leader in Butte County has been arrested on charges of sexual abuse with Boy Scouts while camping, according to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department.
A sex offender is facing life in prison after being convicted of sexually abusing his adult daughter, prosecutors said Wednesday.