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Domestic Violence

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  • Goodell memo suggests outside panel to handle pending legal situations

    Goodell memo suggests outside panel to handle pending legal situations
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is considering implementing a panel of outside experts to advise the league on whether to place players or other NFL employees on paid leave while their legal situations are pending in the court system. Goodell distributed...
  • Kane County experts: Domestic violence a 'problem everywhere'

    Kane County experts: Domestic violence a 'problem everywhere'
    When it became public, the video of professional football player Ray Rice punching his fiance into unconsciousness inside an elevator shocked millions of Americans. But for professionals fighting domestic abuse, it was all too common. "It’s...
  • Domestic violence a 'problem everywhere,' experts say in Kane County

    When it became public, the video of professional football player Ray Rice punching his fiance into unconsciousness inside an elevator shocked millions of Americans. But for professionals fighting domestic abuse, it was all too common. "It's not just...
  • 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-...
  • 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-...
  • The NFL's willful ignorance on domestic violence

    The NFL's willful ignorance on domestic violence
    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...
  • New video, outcry lead Ravens to cut Rice

    New video, outcry lead Ravens to cut Rice
    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...