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Domestic Violence

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  • Seahawks' Lynch faces assault investigation

    Seahawks' Lynch faces assault investigation
    Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is under investigation over an alleged assault and personal property damage claim, police in Bellevue, Wash., said Monday. The Bellevue Police Department said in a release that the 28-year-old Lynch was...
  • Smithey murder trial: Jury picked, court to resume on Wednesday

    SANFORD — Attorneys on Monday chose a jury to decide the murder case of Anita Smithey, an Oviedo woman who says she killed her estranged husband while he was raping her. Smithey, 46, is charged with second-degree murder. She killed Robert Cline...
  • Brandon Marshall addresses history of domestic violence

    Brandon Marshall addresses history of domestic violence
    As is often the case, Brandon Marshall felt an urge to speak out. With his league spiraling through an unprecedented month of crisis and his own troubled past being dragged into the conversation, the Bears receiver insists deeper societal discussions...
  • 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...
  • Police: Cardinals' Dwyer head-butted wife, hit son

    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...
  • 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...
  • Domestic Assault, Sexual Assault Finally Get Attention

    Congratulations, America. We seem to be moving beyond the need for the perfect victim. We no longer require a bruised and bloodied virginal innocent to make us believe that sexual assault and domestic violence occur at astounding rates in the U.S....
  • 49ers cut Ray McDonald in wake of sexual assault investigation

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers released Ray McDonald on Wednesday after police announced that the veteran defensive tackle is the suspect in a sexual assault investigation. General manager Trent Baalke said the 49ers notified McDonald...
  • Violence against women emerges as key campaign issue in Alaska

    Violence against women emerges as key campaign issue in Alaska
    The woman was terrified her boyfriend would find her. He had beaten her up, torn her phone from the wall. He was after her. He had a gun. So she pounded on her apartment manager's door. The 17-year-old who answered let her in and dialed 911. "I...