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Domestic Violence

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  • Hope Solo issues public apology after recent arrest

    U.S. women's national soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo issued an apology to her fans and teammates Thursday for her recent arrest on domestic violence charges. "I love my family dearly," Solo wrote in a post on Facebook. "We, like all families, have our...
  • Man gets life in prison for having wife killed to avoid costly divorce

    Man gets life in prison for having wife killed to avoid costly divorce
    A 62-year-old Westminster man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for conspiring to kill his wife so he could avoid the cost of a divorce. A jury found Magdi Faiz Girgis guilty in April of murder and conspiring to kill his 55-year-old...
  • Viacom and Joyful Heart Foundation Partner For 'No More' Domestic Violence PSAs

    Viacom has partnered with Mariska Hargitay's Joyful Heart Foundation for a new series of PSAs aimed to raise awareness for the NO MORE movement to end domestic violence and sexual assault. The "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit" actress directed the...
  • Man who led police on chase pleads not guilty in domestic violence case

    Man who led police on chase pleads not guilty in domestic violence case
    A 41-year-old man accused of leading officers on a high-speed chase and jumping rooftops in North Hollywood before he was flushed out of a home with tear gas pleaded not guilty Thursday to domestic violence charges. Nolan Perez was charged with making...
  • Ravens' Jah Reid arrested, charged with misdemeanor battery in Key West

    Ravens' Jah Reid arrested, charged with misdemeanor battery in Key West
    The Ravens’ offseason legal problems continued early Sunday morning when reserve offensive lineman Jah Reid was arrested and charged with two misdemeanor counts of battery following an altercation at a strip club in Key West, Fla. Reid became...
  • Newsome says Ray Rice legal situation won't affect draft strategy

    Newsome says Ray Rice legal situation won't affect draft strategy
    Although the legal issue involving running back Ray Rice remains unresolved, general manager Ozzie Newsome said that off-field situation won't impact the Ravens' draft strategy. Rice has an arraignment conference on his felony aggravated assault case...
  • 'Scandal's' Columbus Short pleads not guilty in bar assault case

    'Scandal's' Columbus Short pleads not guilty in bar assault case
    "Scandal" actor Columbus Short pleaded not guilty on Thursday to felony battery charges stemming from a March bar fight. The 37-year-old appeared in Los Angeles Superior Court with his attorney for the brief arraignment and can be seen in courtroom...
  • Alvarez: More gang conspiracy cases coming, new division for domestic, sex assault cases

    Alvarez: More gang conspiracy cases coming, new division for domestic, sex assault cases
    In what she called a “fresh approach” to targeting gun crimes, Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez said Tuesday she plans to increasingly use the state’s new anti-racketeering law to target gang leaders with sweeping...
  • Op-Ed: Working to serve the victims of abuse

    I made a phone call 12 years ago that changed my life. After 16 years in an abusive relationship and a call to 911, I found myself in search of assistance beyond what police and courts could offer. Making dozens of phone calls from referral after...
  • Goodell says no decision made on whether NFL will punish Ray Rice

    Goodell says no decision made on whether NFL will punish Ray Rice
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said today that the league continues to monitor Ravens running back Ray Rice's pending domestic violence case, indicating no timetable or decision on whether Rice will be punished by the league. When asked during a news...
  • Ray Rice's arraignment conference set for April 28 in Atlantic City

    Ray Rice's arraignment conference set for April 28 in Atlantic City
    Ravens running back Ray Rice's felony aggravated assault case has been scheduled for an April 28 arraignment conference at Atlantic County Superior Court, according to a court spokesperson. The arraignment is scheduled for 8:45 a.m. The case stems...