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Domestic Violence

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  • Ray Rice apologizes to wife and all domestic violence victims in first comments since suspension

    Ray Rice apologizes to wife and all domestic violence victims in first comments since suspension
    Composed and seemingly contrite, Ravens running back Ray Rice apologized to his wife, Janay, and insisted that their physical altercation in February was a one-time incident from which he has grown. He also vowed to become a vocal advocate against...
  • Senators Urge NFL To Revise Ray Rice Sanctions

    Senators Urge NFL To Revise Ray Rice Sanctions
    U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy wrote to the National Football League Friday urging the league to impose harsher sanctions on Baltimore Ravens runningback Ray Rice, who faces an assault charge in a domestic violence case. Rice is...
  • Police: Man charged with hitting and choking girlfriend

    Bethlehem police said a man choked, punched and kicked his girlfriend during a fight Sunday night, according to Northampton County Court records. Darren J. James, 30, of the 300 block of Summit Street in Bethlehem is charged with domestic violence...
  • Roger Goodell outlines increased discipline for domestic violence incidents in letter to owners

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced sweeping changes to the NFL personal-conduct policy Thursday, writing in a letter to NFL owners obtained by The Baltimore Sun that discipline for domestic violence incidents will increase significantly. The NFL...
  • NFL toughens domestic violence stance; lifetime ban for second offense

    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

    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'?

    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...
  • Dog the Bounty Hunter to join hunt for pro-fighter accused of beating porn star-ex

    Dog the Bounty Hunter to join hunt for pro-fighter accused of beating porn star-ex
    Reality television star Duane Chapman, better known as Dog the Bounty Hunter, said Wednesday he was joining the manhunt for a professional mixed martial artist whose ex-girlfriend has accused him of a brutal attack on her and a friend. Jonathan...
  • Cardinals place Dwyer on non-football injury list

    Late Wednesday, the Arizona Cardinals deactivated running back Jonathan Dwyer after he had been arrested earlier in the day on charges of aggravated assault stemming from two alleged domestic violence incidents involving his wife and son. Thursday,...
  • NFL makes Congress look good

    No wonder members of Congress are walking around with big smiles on their faces these days. They're used to being the most disgraced people in the country. But now there's one group that has an even worse reputation: the NFL. It took the case of now-...