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Domestic Violence

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  • Wait, what changed George McCaskey's mind about Ray McDonald?

    Wait, what changed George McCaskey's mind about Ray McDonald?
    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...
  • Bears should have passed on McDonald

    Bears should have passed on McDonald
    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...
  • S. Windsor Man Arrested

    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...
  • New ads decry violent crimes

    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 —...
  • Indiana domestic violence funds may increase to $5 million

    Indiana domestic violence funds may increase to $5 million
    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...
  • Two accused in bloody Tamarac murder

    Two accused in bloody Tamarac murder
    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...
  • U.S. women's soccer team in transition as it prepares for World Cup

    U.S. women's soccer team in transition as it prepares for World Cup
    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...
  • Deputies: Barricaded man dead after gunfight with SWAT Team, fire

    Deputies: Barricaded man dead after gunfight with SWAT Team, fire
    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,...
  • Kavitha Davidson: NFL's 'No More' Super Bowl ad falls short

    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...
  • Ex-Seattle Seahawk arrested for DUI with wife Hope Solo in car

    Ex-Seattle Seahawk arrested for DUI with wife Hope Solo in car
    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...
  • Hope Solo 'happy and relieved' after domestic violence charges dismissed

    Hope Solo 'happy and relieved' after domestic violence charges dismissed
    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.,...