Domestic Violence

Man charged with dipping wife’s hand in boiling oil

A 34-year-old Oregon man is being accused of forcing his wife's hand into a pan boiling oil and trying to suffocate their son.

Crime

Woman in custody in domestic dispute

Police were on the scene of a domestic assault involving children on Wednesday morning.

Southwestern Ontario

Youngsters more likely to accept domestic violence, new report shows

While 90% of the Dutch consider domestic violence or violence within a relationship to be unacceptable, 29% consider it to be justified in some …

Netherlands

Suspect arrested on multiple charges after K9 track

A suspect is in custody after deputies were dispatched on the report of a physical disturbance at a residence just north of Yachats Friday.<p>Officers …

Crime

Boyfriend Shot, Baby Injured In Hermitage Domestic Dispute: MNPD

A woman allegedly shot her boyfriend in the chest numerous times during a domestic dispute in Hermitage, which also injured a baby.<p>HERMITAGE, TN -- A …

Crime

NYSP Looking For Bronx Man Wanted In Domestic Dispute

Police said he strangled his victim.<p>SOMERS, NY — State Police from the Somers barracks are seeking the public's help locating a man who allegedly …

Crime

Man charged with assault after domestic disturbance

St. John’s, N.L. —A man will face court today after a domestic disturbance in the west end of St. John’s late Friday night. RNC responded to the …

Crime

On Abortion, Domestic Violence, and Sex Trafficking: The Violence Against Women

What do Abortion, Domestic Violence, and Sex Trafficking Have in Common? They are ALL violence against women.<p>Yes, men experience domestic violence …

Domestic Abuse

Colorado deputy sheriff killed in domestic dispute call, suspect shot | Reuters

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Jan 01, 2018 12:00 am | Updated Date: Jan 01, 2018 …

Crime

Cleveland team tackles 'high risk' domestic violence cases to improve safety, reduce deaths

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- It has been more than a year since Cleveland police officers began measuring the level of potential danger when responding to …

Cleveland

Madison Police Arrest Log

All of the information is provided by the Police Department and all charges are allegations at this time.<p><b>Madison Police Log from December</b> …

Policing

GPs best placed to detect domestic violence

26/12/17 - Flemish GPs are being trained to recognise domestic violence more readily and provide greater help to victims.<p>This week's video news Tue …

Belgium

Dramas about women are dismissed as 'lightweight fluff' due to 'patriarchal' attitudes, says Call the Midwife creator

Television dramas about women are dismissed as “lightweight fluff” due to “patriarchal” attitudes, the creator of Call the Midwife has said.<p>The medical drama's plots - which have included abortion, sexual violence and domestic violence - do not shy away from dealing with serious matters, according …

Boxing Day

2 Virginia deputies shot responding to domestic dispute

STERLING, Va. (AP) — Authorities say two sheriff's deputies have been shot while responding to a domestic dispute in northern Virginia.<p>The injuries are serious but not expected to be life-threatening. The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office tweeted that the shooting occurred in Sterling, which is about …

News

Concord Man Arrested On Child Endangerment Charge: Police Log

Plus, a Laconia man was arrested for disorderly while a local man was arrested on domestic violence, false imprisonment charges.<p>CONCORD, NH — <b>Michael</b> …

Crime

1 dead, 3 hospitalized after dispute, gunfire in SW Phila.

Police say one of the victims from a shooting incident in Southwest Philadelphia Thursday night has died.<p>Action News is told the 23-year-old man died …

Crime

The Move Government Has Made To Protect Domestic Violence Victims Is Welcome - But Labour Will Scrutinise It Closely

Today in the House of Lords, the government has introduced The Secure Tenancies (Victims of Domestic Abuse) Bill<p>PA Wire/PA Images<p>Today in the House …

Surveillance

I Slept With A Knife In My Nightstand For 10 Years

I’ve always considered myself a powerful, strong woman. An independent, “take no shit” sort of woman and — in most respects — I am: I have no problem …

Emotions

Sarah Palin's son charged in domestic dispute at parents' Alaska home | Reuters

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Dec 19, 2017 07:17 am | Updated Date: Dec 19, 2017 …

Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin’s Oldest Son Arrested for the Second Time in 2 Years on Suspicion of Domestic Violence

Track Palin, the oldest son of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, was arrested Saturday in Alaska on charges of domestic violence. It marks the second …

Crime

Ohio father sought in shooting of adult son, daughter

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Police in Ohio are searching for a 50-year-old man accused of shooting two of his adult children.<p>Columbus police say Robert Brigham …

Crime

One injured in Knightdale stabbing, domestic dispute

KNIGHTDALE, N.C. -- One man is in custody after a stabbing in Knightdale Friday night.<p>Police say they arrived at the 900 block of Malaby's Church …

Crime

The War On Domestic Violence: Time For Radical Reform

In the Queen’s Speech in June, the Government announced they would publish a draft Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill to ‘transform our approach to …

Slavery

New York State Wants to Take Guns Away From All Domestic Abusers

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday proposed legislation that would take away firearms from anyone convicted of domestic violence.<p>Under New …

Gun Control

Cuomo proposing domestic violence gun legislation

The Governor's Office said in 2016 firearms were used in 25 domestic homicides in New York State.<p>"If there is a gun in the hands of an abuser in a …

Gun Control

Startup Launching Today Provides Automated Legal Help to Those with Low and Moderate Incomes, Starting with Domestic Violence

As an associate at Sidley Austin who often provided pro bono legal help to low-income people, Dorna Moini came to believe that much of legal …

Law

The truth about British funding for women’s refuges

Theresa May has long presented herself as a champion for victims of domestic violence, claiming it is an issue to which she attaches a “personal …

Felix Dennis

Red Sox Steven Wright Arrested for Domestic Violence

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 29: Steven Wright<p>Since the start of baseball’s new Collective Bargaining Agreement, MLB has taken a strict stance on domestic …

Sports

Domestic violence victims could be allowed give evidence behind screens or videolink

Psychological control within relationships is set to become a crime.<p>The new Domestic Violence Bill includes a provision for coercive control such as …

News (Ireland)

Australian Tamil women band together to shine a light on domestic violence

One in three women has experienced physical or sexual violence at some point in their lives. Domestic Violence is still a taboo subject across many …