Articles Tagged With ‘rape’




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Jury deadlocked in heated retrial of North County rape case

For the second time, the case involving a Paso Robles man who is accused of raping his girlfriend’s aunt appears to be headed for a mistrial. The retrial of the rape case has featured arguments between jurors and jurors mouthing... (Continue reading)

SLO prosecutors to retry Paso Robles man on rape charge

Less than a year after completing one trial, a Paso Robles man accused of raping his girlfriend’s aunt is heading back to court for another. Last July, a San Luis Obispo jury acquitted Rian Mabus, 32, of one of two... (Continue reading)

Alleged victims say Paul Flores is a sexual predator

The Arroyo Grande Police Department had the opportunity to arrest Paul Flores for rape prior to the disappearance of Kristin Smart; a retired FBI agent believes Smart’s remains were once buried at the home of Flores’ mother; and four accusers... (Continue reading)

Violent crime rising faster in California than in U.S.

During a year in which violent crime rose in the United States, California more than doubled the nationwide increase, according to recently released FBI statistics. Following two years of declines, the violent crime rate in the U.S. rose by 3.1... (Continue reading)

Mexican rape victim sentenced for murdering her baby in California

A teenage female illegal immigrant who was raped and impregnated in Mexico on her journey to California received a prison sentence of 10 years to life on Wednesday for killing her newborn daughter. [Fresno Bee] Gloria Santos Mendoza, 19, left... (Continue reading)

California mandatory prison bill passes after Stanford sexual assault

The California State Assembly voted 66-0 in favor of a bill that would mandate prison sentences for anyone convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious person. The bill now heads to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk. [NPR] In June, former Stanford student... (Continue reading)

Lawsuit claims elderly woman raped at Arroyo Grande care facility

An employee of an Arroyo Grande nursing facility raped a 78-year-old woman at the care center last year, according to a lawsuit filed in San Luis Obispo Superior Court. Arroyo Grande police have been investigating the rape allegation since Sept.... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man acquitted of one rape charge, jury deadlocks on second

A Paso Robles man accused of raping his girlfriend’s aunt was acquitted Wednesday of one of two rape charges he faced, and the jury deadlocked on the other count. The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office has yet to... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man standing trial for raping girlfriend’s aunt

A Tehachapi woman testified in San Luis Obispo Superior Court Thursday that, during Labor Day weekend in 2014, she awoke in a pool of vomit in her niece’s bed to find her niece’s boyfriend penetrating her vagina from behind. The... (Continue reading)

FBI searching for serial killer in California cold case

In attempt to solve a 40-year-old cold case, the FBI has offered a $50,000 reward for information that leads to the apprehension of a California serial killer. The killer is suspected of committing 12 murders and 45 rapes in California... (Continue reading)



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