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Domestic Violence

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  • Senators Urge NFL To Revise Ray Rice Sanctions

    Senators Urge NFL To Revise Ray Rice Sanctions
    U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy wrote to the National Football League Friday urging the league to impose harsher sanctions on Baltimore Ravens runningback Ray Rice, who faces an assault charge in a domestic violence case. Rice is...
  • Police: Man charged with hitting and choking girlfriend

    Bethlehem police said a man choked, punched and kicked his girlfriend during a fight Sunday night, according to Northampton County Court records. Darren J. James, 30, of the 300 block of Summit Street in Bethlehem is charged with domestic violence...
  • Hope Solo enters not guilty plea to domestic violence charges

     U.S. women's national soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo pleaded not guilty Monday to two counts of domestic violence stemming from her arrest Saturday. Solo was released without bail after appearing in court, and was ordered to not have contact with the...
  • Hope Solo issues public apology after recent arrest

    U.S. women's national soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo issued an apology to her fans and teammates Thursday for her recent arrest on domestic violence charges. "I love my family dearly," Solo wrote in a post on Facebook. "We, like all families, have our...
  • Man gets life in prison for having wife killed to avoid costly divorce

    Man gets life in prison for having wife killed to avoid costly divorce
    A 62-year-old Westminster man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for conspiring to kill his wife so he could avoid the cost of a divorce. A jury found Magdi Faiz Girgis guilty in April of murder and conspiring to kill his 55-year-old...
  • Hope Solo arrested for allegedly striking sister, nephew at party

    U.S. women's national soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo was arrested early Saturday morning following an alleged domestic violence incident in Kirkland, Wash. Police told the Seattle Times that Solo was arrested for allegedly striking her sister and...
  • Dog the Bounty Hunter to join hunt for pro-fighter accused of beating porn star-ex

    Dog the Bounty Hunter to join hunt for pro-fighter accused of beating porn star-ex
    Reality television star Duane Chapman, better known as Dog the Bounty Hunter, said Wednesday he was joining the manhunt for a professional mixed martial artist whose ex-girlfriend has accused him of a brutal attack on her and a friend. Jonathan...
  • Cardinals place Dwyer on non-football injury list

    Late Wednesday, the Arizona Cardinals deactivated running back Jonathan Dwyer after he had been arrested earlier in the day on charges of aggravated assault stemming from two alleged domestic violence incidents involving his wife and son. Thursday,...
  • NFL makes Congress look good

    No wonder members of Congress are walking around with big smiles on their faces these days. They're used to being the most disgraced people in the country. But now there's one group that has an even worse reputation: the NFL. It took the case of now-...
  • Memo: NFL vows to support victims of domestic violence, sexual assault

    The NFL is entering into a long-term partnership to provide financial, operational and promotional support to two of the country’s leading services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, according to a memo obtained by the Los...
  • Memo from Commissioner Roger Goodell to teams and NFL staff

    From Commissioner Goodell to teams and NFL staff Subject: Long-Term Partnerships and Initial Educational Efforts on Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault In my letter of August 28, I said we would ensure that everyone in the NFL has knowledge of and access...