SCUSD sued after teacher accused in child sex abuse case

A little more than a week away from his criminal trial, a former third-grade teacher in Sacramento accused of sexually abusing more than a dozen students is now at the center of a civil lawsuit as well. The family of a former student is suing Enrique Rodriguez Valladares and the Sacramento City Unified School District, claiming they failed to report the sexual misconduct. In attendance in Thursday's news conference was the family of one of the victims. The family stood, solemn and silent, alongside their attorneys during a news conference on Thursday.