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Domestic Violence

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  • NFL toughens domestic violence stance; lifetime ban for second offense

    In a letter and accompanying memo sent Thursday to every NFL team owner, Commissioner Roger Goodell announced a significant change in the league’s policy against domestic violence, with a six-game suspension for first-time offenders and a lifetime...
  • NFL sets new penalties on domestic violence, sexual assault violations

    The penalty was underwhelming. The angry public fallout was not. A month after the NFL suspended Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice two games after he allegedly knocked out his soon-to-be wife at an Atlantic City hotel, the league admitted its error...
  • Domestic violence: Would it kill Roger Goodell to say 'I was wrong'?

    One hates to be the proverbial skunk at the garden party, but NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell hardly deserves to be lionized in the wake of his decision to tighten up the league’s rules about players who beat their wives. The man’s values are...
  • 80 charged in drug-and-gun bust in Orlando

    80 charged in drug-and-gun bust in Orlando
    Seeking to end nightmarish conditions in hard-hit Orange County neighborhoods, authorities arrested more than 80 suspects this week on charges of being low-level drug dealers and violent criminals. Deputies and Orlando police officers backed by federal...
  • 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...
  • NFL to review Ray Rice case under personal conduct policy, source says

    NFL to review Ray Rice case under personal conduct policy, source says
    Ravens running back Ray Rice's arrest and charge of simple assault-domestic violence in Atlantic City will be reviewed by the league under the NFL personal-conduct policy, according to a league source. Under the policy, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell...
  • Ozzie Newsome says Ray Rice remains in Ravens' plans

    Ozzie Newsome says Ray Rice remains in Ravens' plans
    Running back Ray Rice remains in the Ravens' plans for next season, general manager Ozzie Newsome said Monday afternoon. Rice and his fiancee were arrested over the weekend after a fight at an Atlantic City casino. Newsome, Ravens coach John...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Keyshawn Johnson arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

    Keyshawn Johnson arrested on suspicion of domestic violence
    Former USC and NFL star Keyshawn Johnson was arrested early Monday morning in Calabasas on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic battery, according to TMZ.com. [Updated at 12:03 p.m.: The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has confirmed Johnson's...
  • Alvarez: More gang conspiracy cases coming, new division for domestic, sex assault cases

    Alvarez: More gang conspiracy cases coming, new division for domestic, sex assault cases
    In what she called a “fresh approach” to targeting gun crimes, Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez said Tuesday she plans to increasingly use the state’s new anti-racketeering law to target gang leaders with sweeping...