| Oct 8, 2014
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...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 4:07 PM
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,...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 7:38 AM
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...
| 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 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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-...
| 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 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 18, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Late Wednesday, the Arizona Cardinals deactivated running back Jonathan Dwyer after he was arrested earlier in the day on charges of aggravated assault stemming from two alleged domestic violence incidents involving his wife and son.
On Thursday, the...
| 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...