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Domestic Violence

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Top Domestic Violence Articles

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  • NFL adds four women to shape domestic violence policies

    The NFL, reeling from a series of domestic violence cases involving some of its players, said on Monday it hired four women to help shape domestic violence policies. In a memo to the league's 32 teams, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said it retained...
  • Workplace deaths are down, but Latinos and women face special risks

    Workplace deaths are down, but Latinos and women face special risks
    Here’s a chilling bit of data from a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report on workplace fatalities in 2013: Homicides accounted for one in five women's deaths on the job, compared with less than one in 10 for men. And the killer in more than a...
  • NFL's Vikings reinstate Peterson after child abuse charge

    Adrian Peterson, a marquee NFL running back facing charges of child abuse for injuries he caused when disciplining his son, was reinstated by the Minnesota Vikings on Monday. Peterson was held out of the Vikings' game on Sunday, a 30-7 loss to the New...
  • Mohammed Khaku: In wake of Ray Rice video, community must address domestic violence

    Mohammed Khaku: In wake of Ray Rice video, community must address domestic violence
    In the wake of the TMZ video of Ray Rice slugging his now-wife in a casino elevator, the Baltimore Ravens terminating his contract and the NFL giving him an indefinite suspension were appropriate. Rice possibly losing his career will bring light to the...
  • Rice forever linked to domestic violence [Letter]

    Rice forever linked to domestic violence [Letter]
    Ray Rice broke the 11th commandment which states, "Thou shalt not assault the female gender" ("Ray Rice video: This is what domestic violence looks like," Sept. 8). Any adult male worth his salt knows that and unfailingly abides by it. Then there's "The...
  • Ray Rice video helps raise awareness of domestic violence

    Ray Rice video helps raise awareness of domestic violence
    In the days after the release of video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his fiancee, now his wife, in a New Jersey casino elevator, the hotline at Northwest Hospital's domestic violence program began ringing. Only a few callers have...
  • CBS cancels Rihanna performance ahead of Thursday night's NFL game

    CBS cancels Rihanna performance ahead of Thursday night's NFL game
    CBS has decided not use Rihanna’s segment before Thursday night’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens, Sports Illustrated reported. Instead, the network will start with a report from Norah O’Donnell, who...
  • Support for death penalty wanes in California, but still a majority

    Support for death penalty wanes in California, but still a majority
    We aren’t there yet, but a new Field Poll finds fewer Californians – 56% – support the death penalty today than at any time since the Nixon administration, and down from a high of 83% during the mid-1980s. Still, only 34% said they favor...
  • Newsome says Ray Rice legal situation won't affect draft strategy

    Newsome says Ray Rice legal situation won't affect draft strategy
    Although the legal issue involving running back Ray Rice remains unresolved, general manager Ozzie Newsome said that off-field situation won't impact the Ravens' draft strategy. Rice has an arraignment conference on his felony aggravated assault case...
  • 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...
  • Op-Ed: Working to serve the victims of abuse

    I made a phone call 12 years ago that changed my life. After 16 years in an abusive relationship and a call to 911, I found myself in search of assistance beyond what police and courts could offer. Making dozens of phone calls from referral after...