Domestic Violence

Denver approves local sentencing changes aimed at helping immigrants avoid deportation

Denver’s bid to reform low-level city court sentences by lessening some maximum penalties in a way that could help immigrants avoid deportation won …

Justice

Police: Off-duty Delaware trooper fatally shot boyfriend after domestic dispute

Authorities are investigating a domestic dispute in which they say an off-duty Delaware state trooper opened fire on her boyfriend after he severely …

Policing

NFL spokesman says Elliott investigation 'remains under review'

It's been 10 months since Ezekiel Elliott was accused of domestic violence and the NFL started its investigation into the matter, and the updates on …

Ezekiel Elliott

Domestic violence in Airdrie rates four times provincial average: 'It's a problem for the entire community'

Domestic violence in the City of Airdrie has reached “epidemic levels” according to some city councillors after recent statistics revealed Airdrie …

Canadian News

Ohio judge haunted by decision to grant early release of man in deadly shootings

NEWARK, Ohio — An Ohio judge says he will be haunted forever by his decision to grant early release to a domestic violence offender who authorities …

Crime

When I first wrote about domestic violence, no one talked about it. Now the shame has lifted

Kathryn Heyman’s 20 years of novel writing is bookended by novels with themes of domestic violence. In that time the conversation has made a welcome shift<p>Twenty years ago this month, my first novel, The Breaking, was published. It was set in Australia, in a town called Boolaroo, where a …

Books

SFL rep wants workplace safety to address domestic violence

Print<p>Domestic violence isn’t limited to the home. It can follow people to other places — including their jobs.<p>Lori Johb, secretary-treasurer for the …

Canadian News

Social workers knew dad who killed baby son had history of domestic violence but were 'satisfied' with care

Social workers knew a dad who shook his baby son to death had a history of domestic violence but were still satisfied the newborn was "well cared …

Crime

Abuse reports double since murder of Concepta Leonard in Fermanagh home

The number of women seeking help for domestic violence in the Fermanagh area has doubled since the horrific murder of Concepta Leonard, campaigners …

News (Ireland)

Charges after NSW pursuit, officer assault

A man will face court on a string of charges after a police pursuit in the NSW town of Mudgee.<p>Along with dangerous driving, the 25-year-old is …

Crime

A New Law Could Separate Me From My Family

Texas will soon allow police to ask for the immigration papers of anyone they suspect of being undocumented.<p>Imagine a situation where every moment you spend with your kids and your family could be your last, and that you must think about what will happen to them when you’re gone. You don’t know …

Immigration

Police cleared over killer chef's death

The inquest into a Brisbane chef who took his own life after killing and cooking his transgender partner has found nothing that authorities should …

Crime

Brandon Austin, who previously faced sexual assault allegations, works out for Philadelphia 76ers

Brandon Austin is working out with the Philadelphia 76ers this week, per NBA sources, trying to revive a basketball career in limbo after sexual …

Sports Law

Britain's nastiest landlord refuses to rent to Asians and survivors of domestic violence

Fergus Wilson rents almost 1000 properties in Kent, England, but not to Indians, Pakistanis, or women who are survivors of domestic violence. The BBC …

Elle King's Husband Andrew Ferguson Was Arrested for Domestic Violence Before Breakup

While <b>Elle King</b> has not revealed the reason behind her and <b>Andrew Ferguson</b>'s split, E! News has confirmed that last month, he was arrested for domestic …

Celebrity News

Why there's a domestic violence problem among gay men in Britain

“An abusive relationship is like a snow globe,” says Nasir, a 30-year old writer from Yorkshire. “It looks pretty from the outside, but you’re trapped inside thinking that this is how it’s always going to be."<p>Nasir met Will* five years ago. “He was sort of seeing someone at the time, but it was …

Relationships

Washing Machine Ad Making Light of Domestic Violence Causes Outrage in Pakistan

A leaked advertisement being circulated on social media in Pakistan has stirred up anger over its casual attitude toward domestic violence, forcing the electronics company behind the video to apologize.<p>While promoting a Kenwood brand washing machine, the ad shows a group of male friends having a …

Taiwan

How can Cowboys 'feel real good' about signing latest player facing domestic violence charges? | Editorials

Maybe Cowboys rookie Jourdan Lewis is just lousy when it comes to picking a girlfriend. Or maybe his accuser's stories to police — that he has at …

Dallas

NSW officer charged with domestic violence

A NSW police officer has been charged over an alleged domestic violence incident on Mother's Day.<p>Police arrested the 36-year-old at a Seven Hills …

Crime

Police find man cooking wife's feet in scene they thought was 'Halloween joke'

A disturbing phone call has recorded the moment a man who had murdered his wife requested an electrician fix the power supply in his apartment, where …

Man Who Set Himself On Fire In Front of Ex-Girlfriend Had History of Domestic Violence

A man named Jared McLemore died in the hospital after setting himself on fire outside a Memphis bar just after midnight on Saturday. McLemore was a …

Crime

'Long overdue': Bill would extend domestic violence protections to 'dating partners'

After a college student in Southwest Louisiana strangled his girlfriend last year in her dorm room, the campus police officer who investigated the …

New Orleans

NYPD patrol car hits bicyclist

An NYPD patrol car struck a bicyclist in Brooklyn early Monday as the officers were responding to a call of a domestic dispute, authorities said.<p>The …

Policing

This Leaked Pak Ad Shows Nawazuddin Siddiqui Brag About Domestic Violence

Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui's latest Pakistani commercial for a washing machine brand has stirred up a hornet's nest. Many people have …

Washing Machines

Veteran shot, killed while trying to stop domestic dispute outside IHOP

<b>by:</b> Updated: May 15, 2017 - 9:54 AM<p><b>MEMPHIS, Tenn.</b> - A young father and veteran of the U.S. Air Force was shot and killed Sunday morning outside an …

Crime

Interim Chief Campbell picked as permanent leader of NHPD

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — After being named interim chief back in September, Anthony Campbell got the news yesterday afternoon that he was chosen to …

Connecticut

Could Kirkersville tragedy have been prevented?

Thomas Hartless had multiple run-ins with law enforcement, prosecutors and judges before his homicidal rampage at the Pine Kirk Care Center in …

Crime

Exposure to psychological domestic abuse most damaging to children's wellbeing: New research shows that exposure to psychological abuse between parents is more damaging to children's wellbeing in the long term than physical domestic violence

New research shows that exposure to psychological abuse between parents is more damaging to children's wellbeing in the long term than physical …

Domestic Abuse

Secret home provides safe haven for abused women in Russia

In a country that recently decriminalized some forms of domestic violence, a hidden house an hour outside of Moscow is providing shelter for abused …

Canadian News

Amherst program helps women escape domestic violence, save pets

Ensuring pets' safety can 'make or break' women's decision to leave, says Ruth Currie of Autumn House<p>A new program offered through a women's shelter …

Pets