| Feb 16, 2014
| 9:22 AM
A Bushkill man was subdued early Sunday with a Taser and arrested after assaulting troopers trying to detain him in connection with a domestic violence incident in Monroe County, state police at Swiftwater said.
Angel Luis Figueroa-Oyola, 32, faces...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:35 PM
The Maryland Senate passed one of the governor's proposals to combat domestic violence Thursday, sending to the House a bill that would make it easier for assault victims to obtain permanent court orders telling their abusers to stay away.
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Seminole County deputies found five guns and more than 100 rounds of ammunition in the home George Zimmerman shared with his girlfriend, where he was arrested last week, accused of domestic violence.
A search warrant made public Tuesday shows that...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov was arrested Wednesday in Denver on second-degree kidnapping and third-degree assault charges, the Denver Post reported on its website. According to the newspaper, the kidnapping charge is a Class 4 felony...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Mariska Hargitay's fictional life on "Law & Order: Special Victms Unit" inspired her to launch the very real Joyful Heart Foundation.
The mission of the foundation, launched in 2004, is to heal, educate and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:05 AM
For Jennifer Pollitt Hill, there's a lot of power in a name. Hill is the director of the Domestic Violence Center of Howard County, a nonprofit that provides aid to domestic violence and sexual assault victims. On Dec. 1, the organization's name will...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:43 PM
A new report released by the University of Alaska Anchorage has revealed how often the rates of domestic violence and sexual assault happen in the Mat-Su Borough.
The UAA Justice Center conducted the survey of 1,190 women living in the Mat-Su Borough,...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Gina Karst is executive director of Safe Harbor in Aberdeen.
Domestic violence is real in our community. It has no economic or social status; it exists no matter a person's stature in the community.
Domestic violence is not limited to only physical...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Every day at first appearance court in downtown Fort Lauderdale, many of the newly arrested from around Broward County are facing domestic violence charges.
Sometimes victims even come to court, bruised and tearful but fearful of retribution from their...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:45 PM
PIERRE — South Dakota’s domestic abuse laws should be expanded to cover dating couples who don’t live together, a state legislative panel recommended Monday.
The Domestic Abuse Study Committee, which took a broad look at the state&...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:28 PM
A man is arrested after a standoff with the Wichita police that didn't end until late Friday night.
The police responded to call from a woman in the 2800 block of South Washington after she said her boyfriend threatened to kill her....