| Mar 25, 2015
| 7:20 AM
I liked George McCaskey’s first answer: no.
The Bears chairman was asked by new general manager Ryan Pace to consider the case of Ray McDonald, a defensive end with a recent history of charges of violence against women.
McCaskey said he reviewed...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 3:53 PM
In recent months, the topics of domestic violence and sexual assault have become just as common to football fans as touchdowns and rushing yards.
On Tuesday, the Bears signed free agent defensive tackle Ray McDonald. Even though he has not faced...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 12:55 PM
SOUTH WINDSOR – A local man was arrested after a domestic violence incident early Saturday morning.
Rui Silva, 36, of 913 Pleasant Valley Road was charged with third-degree assault.
According to a press release, police were dispatched to a...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 5:36 PM
A new advertising campaign was launched in Burbank this week to bring awareness to a state program that helps victims of violent crimes. The ads, which are appearing on Burbank Bus vehicles, feature stark, sometimes bloody, depictions of victims —...
| Feb 15, 2015
Advocates for victims of domestic violence are excited about a bill in the Indiana General Assembly that would double the amount of money currently available to groups – and hopeful that the release of the funds happens in a timely and less...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 10:09 PM
Three years ago, when Richard Andres appeared in a Broward court on charges of domestic violence and beating a kitten to death, a judge ordered him to have no contact with his wife or any animals.
"The court believes. . .that if you would do this to a...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 8:36 PM
In Pia Sundhage's first meeting as coach of the U.S. women's national soccer team seven years ago, she pulled out a guitar and serenaded the bemused players with Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A-Changin'."
When new U.S. women's Coach Jill Ellis held...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 7:08 PM
A 39-year-old suicidal man was killed after the building he was in erupted into flames during a gunfight Friday with the Polk County Sheriff SWAT Team, deputies say.
A SWAT paramedic was shot in the shoulder in the exchange, and is expected to be OK,...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:51 PM
Of all the Super Bowl ads you saw Sunday, one stands above the rest: the broadcast's first-ever spot against domestic violence.
The minutelong ad was produced by advocacy group No More, with the National Football League donating its internal ad team and...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 3:27 PM
Jerramy Stevens -- the former Seattle Seahawk and now husband of soccer star Hope Solo -- was arrested Monday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol in Manhattan Beach.
Police said that Solo, the goalkeeper for the U.S. national soccer...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:15 PM
A Washington state municipal court dismissed a pair of domestic violence charges against Hope Solo on Tuesday, ending an ugly affair that started when the soccer star was accused of attacking her nephew and half-sister last year.
A Kirkland, Wash.,...