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  • Ravens pushed for leniency on Rice despite knowing about both videos, report says

    Ravens pushed for leniency on Rice despite knowing about both videos, report says
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell broke his extended silence Friday about his handling of recent domestic violence issues, reiterating that he erred with his decisions involving former Ravens' running back Ray Rice and acknowledging that he let himself and...
  • Records show little written interaction between N.J. authorities and NFL or Ravens

    Records show little written interaction between N.J. authorities and NFL or Ravens
    As questions remain about the thoroughness of investigations by the Baltimore Ravens and the NFL into running back Ray Rice's assault on his then-fiancee, a check of public records shows little written interaction between authorities and the league or...
  • West Hartford Woman Charged With Assaulting Mother Will Have Court Trial

    West Hartford Woman Charged With Assaulting Mother Will Have Court Trial
    HARTFORD — A lawyer for a West Hartford woman accused of trying to kill her 70-year-old mother in February told a judge Tuesday that he plans to argue at trial that the woman is not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect. Gail Litsky, 47, is...
  • Man who killed daughter and grandchildren had violent past

    Don Spirit, a Florida grandfather who fatally shot his daughter Sarah Lorraine Spirit and six grandchildren before killing himself, had a long history of domestic violence — at one point pushing his pregnant daughter against a refrigerator and...
  • Ravens pushed for leniency on Rice despite knowing about both videos, report says

    Ravens pushed for leniency on Rice despite knowing about both videos, report says
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell broke his extended silence Friday about his handling of recent domestic violence issues, reiterating that he erred with his decisions involving former Ravens' running back Ray Rice and acknowledging that he let himself and...
  • Ohio police identify suspects in fake ALS bucket attack on teen with autism

    Ohio police identify suspects in fake ALS bucket attack on teen with autism
    High school students responsible for dumping a bucket containing water, urine and spit on a teenage boy with autism in a fake ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge" have been identified, police said on Tuesday. Police did not release the names of the teenagers...
  • Officials call for tougher penalties for police brutality

    Officials call for tougher penalties for police brutality
    State and local politicians continued the call Monday for heightened scrutiny of Baltimore police officers who are the focus of brutality allegations, urging tougher penalties for offenders and greater disclosure of internal discipline. "Police...
  • 2 Georgia men jailed after forcing IKEA evacuation

    2 Georgia men jailed after forcing IKEA evacuation
    Two Georgia men were being held at the Orange County Jail on Sunday after a Saturday road-rage incident led to the evacuation of the IKEA store near the Mall at Millenia. The men were identified as Lawrence Larry, 27, and Richard Holloway Jr., 29....
  • Ray Rice incident caught on camera, but that's a rarity

    Ray Rice incident caught on camera, but that's a rarity
    I did columns years ago about a woman whose husband stabbed her 27 times with a screwdriver in her face, neck, chest, arms and hands. She had moved out with their three children and obtained a protection-from-abuse order weeks before, telling...
  • Man charged with choking, threatening woman

    Man charged with choking, threatening woman
    A 28-year-old man allegedly choked a woman and tried to suffocate her during a domestic assault Sunday in south Allentown, according to court records. Justin E. Tavernier, of Allentown, was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, harassment and...
  • Police: Manor Care resident spit, punched EMT in Bethlehem

    Police: Manor Care resident spit, punched EMT in Bethlehem
    A 50-year-old man was charged with spitting and punching an emergency medical technician early Sunday in Bethlehem, according to court records. Gary Johnson, of Bethlehem, was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment. He was...