| 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 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:08 PM
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...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 6:14 PM
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-...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:05 AM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 3:59 PM
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...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 1:39 PM
San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence in San Jose early Sunday, police said, three days after the NFL ramped up its penalties for domestic violence.
San Jose police said they were...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:51 PM
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...