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Domestic Violence

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Top Domestic Violence Articles

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  • Palm Beach County looks to combat domestic violence

    Palm Beach County looks to combat domestic violence
    When Jennie Carter ended a rocky relationship with her husband, even that wasn't enough to protect her two children, Nelson and Crystal. In 2006, her ex-husband set fire to their home, in which he died and which ended up also killing their children,...
  • In memo, Roger Goodell outlines actions taken against domestic violence, sexual assault

    In memo, Roger Goodell outlines actions taken against domestic violence, sexual assault
    In a memo sent Thursday night from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to all NFL chief executives and team presidents, the league's top executive outlined efforts taken against domestic violence and sexual assault. The memo includes notes on Goodell and...
  • Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo fatally shot at home; wife released

     Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo fatally shot at home; wife released
    Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo died Tuesday after his wife, Levette, shot him several times during a domestic dispute, Sheriff's Department officials told The Times. Crespo, 45, was shot about 2:30 p.m. at his home in the Vinas la Campana...
  • 'Makers' celebrates some of the women who've made America

    'Makers' celebrates some of the women who've made America
    As the title would suggest, the point of the six-part documentary "Makers: Women Who Make America" is to celebrate outstanding work by women in all areas of society, to remind us of the obstacles they have faced before being allowed to do it, and to re-...
  • Goodell to hold press conference Friday afternoon

    Goodell to hold press conference Friday afternoon
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will hold a press conference in New York at 2 p.m. CT Friday to address the league's rampant domestic violence issues. Goodell has been under extensive criticism with calls for him to talk about the issues plaguing the NFL...
  • Goodell orders abuse awareness training

    Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a letter to team owners that all NFL personnel will undergo domestic violence awareness training. The letter stated that personnel and staff will be required to undergo training on the prevention of domestic violence...
  • Police: Cardinals' Dwyer head-butted wife, hit son

    Late Wednesday, the Arizona Cardinals deactivated running back Jonathan Dwyer after he was arrested earlier in the day on charges of aggravated assault stemming from two alleged domestic violence incidents involving his wife and son. On Thursday, the...
  • Domestic abuse is a challenge for states

    WASHINGTON A woman is being beaten by her husband. The police arrive, but they don't speak the wife's language. So her husband, who does speak English, translates. He blames her, and she is arrested. Or perhaps she's an American Indian, but her partner...
  • Are Americans capable of boycotting the NFL?

    To the editor: The only way the NFL will change on the issue of domestic violence is if fans boycott games. ("Apologetic, defiant Goodell vows NFL changes, but many still critical," Sept. 19) Of course, that will never happen. Physical brutality is...
  • The NFL's responsibility to victims of abuse

    The NFL's responsibility to victims of abuse
    The infamous video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City, N.J., casino elevator vividly demonstrates just how ugly domestic violence can be. But focusing on Rice — and channeling our collective outrage onto him and even his now-...
  • Taboo topic: Religious leaders try to break silence on domestic violence

    DALLAS Here in what some call the "buckle of the Bible Belt," the faithful regularly flock to houses of worship for guidance. Dedicated clergy preach about forgiveness and gratitude, the need to help the poor or comfort the grieving. But religious...