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D.A. Wants Top Court to Review Rulings Overturning Ban on Sex Offenders in Parks

March 20, 2014

Cities and counties need to know whether they can act to protect children within their communities from the approximately 75,000 sex offenders living in the state Deputy D.A. The Orange County District Attorney’s office has petitioned the state Supreme Court to review recent decisions that outlawed the county’s ban on sex offenders in parks. Orange […]

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Drama Teacher Arrested on Suspicion of Sexually Assaulting Minor

February 27, 2014

A drama and history teacher is accused of sexually assaulting a minor while he was an educator at a Southern California high school, authorities said. Peter Michaeltopher Gomez, 47, was taken into custody Friday afternoon and his bail has been set for $950,000, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The alleged sexual assaults happened […]

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Caught on Camera: Man Kidnaps, Sexually Assaults Woman in Long Beach

February 27, 2014

Police on Tuesday released surveillance video in hopes of catching a man who kidnapped and sexually assaulted a disabled woman in Long Beach. The man was captured on video approaching the 53-year-old woman in a parking lot near 15th Street and Long Beach Boulevard about 1:30 a.m. on Jan. 14, according to the Long Beach […]

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Student Sexually Assaulted By Tow Truck Driver At Pierce College

February 27, 2014

WOODLAND HILLS (CBSLA.com) — Authorities Tuesday were searching for a tow truck company employee who allegedly sexually assaulted a Pierce College student after responding to a roadside assistance call. The incident occurred between 8 and 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 10 in the parking lot of the college’s performing arts center in Woodland Hills, the Los Angeles […]

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31 women accuse UC Berkeley of botching sexual assault investigations

February 27, 2014

Thirty-one current and former UC Berkeley students filed two federal complaints against the university Wednesday alleging a decades-long pattern of mishandling sexual assault investigations by campus administrators. The complaints allege that officials for years have discouraged victims from reporting assaults, failed to inform them of their rights and led a biased judicial process that favored assailants’ rights […]

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