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Domestic Violence

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  • 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...
  • Domestic-abuse survivors' cry for justice finally resonating

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Rice abuse video revealed nothing we didn't already know [Commentary]

    Rice abuse video revealed nothing we didn't already know [Commentary]
    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...
  • 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...
  • Cardinals deactivate running back Jonathan Dwyer after his arrest

    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-...
  • 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...
  • Commentary: Help free O.C. of domestic violence

    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...