| Sep 30, 2014
| 10:55 PM
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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In the wake of outrage over the actions of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, we can thank the strong voices of ESPN's Michelle Beadle and the Orlando Sentinel's Mike Bianchi — among others in the sports world and beyond — for elevating...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:17 PM
A newly circulated video showing Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancee drew heightened and widespread outrage Monday, prompting the Ravens to fire the player whose dazzling runs on the field and anti-bullying efforts off it had endeared him to Ravens...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:39 PM
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...
| Sep 23, 2014
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-...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:59 AM
Apologies for the blunt language, but can we please cut the crap?
Meaning: can we stop pretending we know something now that we didn't before about what Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice did to his then-fiancee in the elevator of that Atlantic...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A lot of attention has been paid lately to the long-term damage NFL players suffer from concussive hits that are inherent to the game. But the league has consistently turned a blind eye to blows sustained by women at the hands of many NFL players over the...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Another NFL player is facing assault allegations after an arrest by Phoenix police.
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested on aggravated assault charges resulting from two incidents in July at his home involving a woman and an 18-...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:05 AM
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...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:36 AM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The now-infamous video of suspended Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice beating his wife unconscious created a "shock and awe" reaction that has opened the public conversation about domestic violence. Unfortunately, that conversation has been...