| Apr 16, 2015
| 9:58 AM
One of the more controversial moves during NFL free agency was the Chicago Bears' acquisition of defensive end Ray McDonald. This acquisition bothers me as a die-hard Bears fan and a dedicated employee at the South Suburban Family Shelter, a domestic...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 12:28 PM
Alabama football Coach Nick Saban dismissed Jonathan Taylor from the team Sunday, hours after the defensive tackle was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence for the second time in less than a year.
Taylor was arrested by Tuscaloosa, Ala., police...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 3:05 PM
TAMPA — As the final whistle blew Saturday, Mike White raced out to mid-field to congratulate teammate Steven Bench.
Both quarterbacks were all laughs after helping lead the Green team to a 10-9 win over the White team during USF's annual spring...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 10:58 AM
Police have arrested a 41-year-old man suspected of fatally stabbing his girlfriend in a truck in Van Nuys then concocting a story about how the couple had been attacked, authorities said.
Osmar Gomez was arrested on suspicion of murder after police...
| 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...