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Leontyne Evans, a survivor of sexual abuse and domestic violence, is a member of Survivors Rising, an Omaha group dedicated to advocacy, education and support for survivors of intimate partner violence and domestic abuse. Evans, who works as a relationship coach in Omaha, said that over the last ...
Amendments stall Kansas domestic violence gun bill ... A Kansas bill that would make it a crime for people recently convicted of a misdemeanor domestic violence offense to have a firearm has stalled in the state ... State law currently prohibits people convicted of felony domestic violence from owning a gun.

Timothy L. Hecker, 57, last known address 1358 Deeds Road, Granville, was charged with two counts of aggravated trafficking in drugs, both third-degree felonies. On Oct. 31, 2016 and Nov. 23, 2016, Hecker was suspected of selling morphine in the vicinity of a juvenile, according to the indictment.
Although the government argues this "tough" approach will "better shield victims", we know that the police and prisons are no solution to domestic violence. In fact, similar policies to those in this bill have, in the US, led to an increase in the number of survivors being arrested, especially black, minority ethnic ...
Troy, MI (WJBK) - The city of Troy held and emergency meeting Sunday following the arrest of city manager Brian Kischnick. The domestic abuse charge Kischnick received Saturday has led to him being fired as city manager. On Friday March 9 Brian Kischnick and a woman were returning home from ...
CONCORD (CBS SF) -- A 40-year-old Antioch man was taken to the hospital after Concord police shot him during a traffic stop and domestic violence investigation, authorities said. The Concord officers were assisting in a domestic violence investigation that Antioch police began earlier Saturday. Concord ...

Fox's Sunday night special on one of the most famous murder cases in history made at least one thing clear: Domestic violence is not to be taken lightly, even if the allegations are against a celebrity athlete. And if you feel like you want to donate to Domestic violence relief after watching O.J. Simpson: The ...
Gordon told police, per The Blast, that his girlfriend, Laura Leal, attacked him by throwing a bottle and tearing his shirt. Leal, on the other hand, claims he struck her on the right side of the face multiple times while driving him home from a local bar. He also reportedly wanted to crash the car she was driving.
A third Bellingham Police officer who was arrested for alleged assaultive behavior in just as many years apparently has a history of domestic violence issues and the Bellingham Police Department knew about it, according to records obtained by The Bellingham Herald. Cpl. Brooks Owen Laughlin, 33, ...
This is why experts, agencies and nonprofits focused on helping victims--such as the Justice Department and the National Domestic Violence Hotline--now describe the crime as composed of an array of elements. Typical is the information provided by the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence: ...
SPOKANE, Wash. - City leader Phil Tyler, former NAACP president and an Air Force veteran, has fought for equality, spoken out against racism, and recently walked the path of the civil rights leaders with Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers. He was also the individual behind a powerful video, ...
SAN ANTONIO - If there were a domestic violence victim in a workplace, would his or her coworkers know? Unless someone knows what to look for, it's almost impossible to help people who may be in trouble. That's why some local companies, as well as companies around the nation, are using a domestic ...
Leontyne Evans, a survivor of sexual abuse and domestic violence, is a member of Survivors Rising, an Omaha group dedicated to advocacy, education and support for survivors of intimate partner violence and domestic abuse. Evans, who works as a relationship coach in Omaha, said that over the last ...
In Indiana, 42 percent of women say they have experienced some form of violence from an intimate partner in their lifetime. New data captures some of the challenges of prosecuting domestic violence cases. The report from the domestic violence Network focuses on cases filed in Marion County. Executive ...
Nearly half the domestic violence cases filed in Marion County result in no criminal charges, an advocacy group reported Thursday. The domestic violence Network said 47 percent of domestic violence cases in which charges were filed in 2015 later had the charges dismissed, most commonly because of ...
Top Indian cricketer Mohammad Shami has been charged with domestic violence following a complaint by his wife. Police say the 27-year-old fast bowler has also been charged under laws related to attempted murder, poisoning and criminal intimidation. Mr Shami was dropped from a list of contracted ...
The Women's Center for Advancement, which provides services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, worked with clients more than 28,000 times last year, a more than 50 percent increase from 2016. Center officials believe the increase doesn't indicate a rise in assaults, but instead reflects ...

Claudio Lee Casias Jr., 21, is charged with misdemeanor domestic violence and criminal mischief, according to online court records. A police report states that officers responded to a home on the 700 block of Baker Street shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday after a woman called police to say her husband was ...
Rob Porter, a high-level aide to Trump, was accused of serial domestic violence by his two ex-wives. The controversy dominated news coverage earlier this month. Trump publicly denounced domestic violence one week after Porter resigned, saying "I'm totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind.".
She reported to a police dispatcher around 8:30 p.m. that Smith was beating her up at her residence in the 600 block of Bush Street. Smith is being charged with domestic violence, assault with force likely to produce great bodily injury, false imprisonment and vandalism. All four charges are misdemeanors.
BRONSON, MI (WTVB) - Michigan State Police over the weekend arrested a Bronson Township man who is facing charges of domestic violence felony assault and felony resisting arrest. 27-year old Joshua Homewood was arraigned yesterday in Branch County District Court and is being held on a ...
SALEM, Ore. (CN) - Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed a law Monday aiming to close the loophole that allows people convicted of domestic violence and stalking to buy and keep guns. The law closing the "Intimate Partner Loophole" had bipartisan support in the Legislature after being introduced by ...
Organizers of the campaign says Kansas City already has had five murders of women so far this year that may be connected to domestic violence. That doesn't include Monday's police shooting, where officers stopped a man after he killed the mother of his child and a teenaged cousin. Arts Tech will host a ...
In a contentious Howard County Council meeting, a local judge gave one of his problem-solving courts the axe and laid the blame at the feet of a commissioner. Howard Superior I Judge Bill Menges announced during last week's county council meeting he was ending the domestic violence court beginning ...
BOURNE, Mass. (AP) -- A member of a Massachusetts town's governing board charged with attacking his girlfriend and threatening her with a baseball bat has been held without bail. The Cape Cod Times reports that Bourne Selectman Michael Blanton is accused of attacking the woman on Nov.
A Dallas judge who was reprimanded for saying a 14-year-old rape victim wasn't the "victim she claimed to be" is now being sued for defamation by a woman who appeared in her court in a separate case. Keisha Pope-Nixon filed a lawsuit Friday against State District Judge Jeanine Howard and Howard's ...
BOZEMAN (AP)--A Montana judge has dismissed a domestic violence charge against a 35-year-old Bozeman police officer. Nathanael Gaukler was charged with misdemeanor partner family member assault in August after his then-wife told deputies that he had threatened her during an argument.
Smith, who is currently suspended by the NFL for past legal woes, has reportedly entered rehab following the alleged domestic violence incident. San Francisco police said Monday afternoon that their Special Victims Unit has obtained a warrant for Smith's arrest. San Francisco police spokesman Sgt.
BEND -- The Oregon State Police captain under criminal investigation in Deschutes County allegedly held his estranged wife against her will in her Bend home last fall, causing her to fear for her life, according to court records. Capt. William "Bill" Fugate, who is under investigation, was placed on paid ...
Authorities say a New York man sexually assaulted a hotel employee after he was released following his arrest on charges that he had beaten his girlfriend in an Atlantic City casino-hotel garage. police were called to Bally's Hotel and Casino on Saturday. Earlier in the day, police charged 32-year-old ...
BLYTHEWOOD, S.C. (WACH)-- One man is now in custody following a domestic violence incident at a home in Blythewood Monday night. Just after 8 p.m. deputies responded to the 100 block of North Crescent Lake in reference to a domestic situation involving a weapon. Upon arrival, deputies were able to determine that ...
Porter, who served as White House staff secretary until resigning last week, has been accused of domestic violence by both his first and second wives. Holderness took issue with an interview Conway, a White House adviser, gave to CNN in which Conway said that she doesn't worry about Porter's current ...
Jamal Washington is pictured earlier this year filing for the Democratic nomination for Lake County commissioner in the county election board offices in Crown Point. Bill Dolan, The Times · facebook · twitter · email; Print; Save. PORTAGE -- Lake County Councilman Jamal Washington likely will stand trial ...
When Toledo city officials called a news conference to introduce a new neighborhood-centric strategy for rooting out violent crime in the city, they explained that the effort focused on gang and drug activity because those issues were at the root of many of the city's homicides and other violence. "By and ...
BLOOMINGTON -- A Thursday evening vigil is planned to honor the victim of last week's fatal domestic violence attack and to raise awareness about the issue. Aaron Stine, the uncle of Nicole Stimler Elbert, said the family wants to thank the community for the support shown since the 30-year-old woman ...
Kansas City, MO. -- Friends don't let friends batter. That's the message from the Kansas City police Department. The police are teaming up with other local organizations to help fight domestic violence. FOX4's Kerri Stowell has more with how a grant will help women and men get the help they need.
State Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto speaks Friday on the Senate floor about his measure, Senate Bill 61, to add strangulation and suffocation to the Family Violence Protection Act, meaning that if a person is accused of impeding the ability of another to breathe, the suspect can be charged with felony battery.
Rand Paul on CBS' "FACE THE NATION": PAUL: "You know I think it's difficult for me to get involved in theirs other than to say absolutely no place for Domestic Violence in our world and then beyond that I will say that there is complicated things. And somebody has to - I mean if you've ever been to family ...
COLUMBUS - Columbus police have shot and killed a domestic violence suspect following a confrontation with officers, law enforcement officials reported. The shooting occurred around 9:30 p.m. Saturday in the Hilltop area of western Columbus, just hours after two Westerville police officers were killed ...
The Saturday morning tweet came after Trump said Friday afternoon that he was surprised and saddened by allegations of Domestic Violence against a top aide, Rob Porter, who resigned this week. Hours later on Friday evening, a White House speechwriter also stepped down amid accusations of ...
A top lawman in Lawrence County was arrested Thursday night in nearby Decatur on a misdemeanor domestic-violence charge. Lawrence County Sheriff's Office Chief of Staff Tim McWhorter is charged with third-degree Domestic Violence, Decatur police spokeswoman Emme Long said. McWhorter was ...
The terms of his probation include having no contact with the victim without permission from his probation officer, surrendering all weapons, including guns, and completing a Domestic Violence intervention program, court records show. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said a complaint against ...
APPLETON - education, awareness and channeling anger into action were the focus of a vigil honoring the recent victim of a domestic violence shooting in Harrison. More than 40 friends and supporters came together Friday night -- exactly one month after her death -- to honor Sara Schmidt, who was ...
They developed probable cause to charge Maggie Rhodes with Domestic Violence Assault. The judge agreed and a warrant was issued for Rhodes' arrest. There was no probable cause to justify any charges for the other party involved in this altercation," APD spokesperson Renee Oistad said in a ...
On an average day, some 20,800 calls come into Domestic Violence hotlines around the country, she said. Intimate partner violence, most common between the ages of 18 and 24, accounts for 15 percent of all violent crime, she adds. The numbers are disturbing, she says, but there is hope and help for ...
domestic violence is defined as "a crime involving the use of power, coercion and violence to control another," according to the Nevada Attorney General's Office. Forms of domestic abuse include: physical violence, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, verbal abuse, financial abuse and stalking.
A man who had previously been arrested on Domestic Violence charges twice and released pending trial, shot and killed his ex-girlfriend on the street on Tuesday, NBC New York reports. law enforcement sources told NBC New York that Kareem Dawson, 31, chased after and shot Tiffany Wilson, 28, who ...
White House chief of staff John Kelly said there is "no place for domestic violence" after reports about White House staff secretary Rob Porter allegedly abused his ex-wives, but Kelly defended his prior comments he had made praising Porter's character. "I was shocked by the new allegations released today ...
On New Year's Day, 1996, future Trump campaign chair Steve Bannon was charged with three misdemeanor counts of domestic violence by the Santa Monica police. The charges were eventually dropped when his then-wife did not appear at the trial. On the day that she called the police to her house, ...
A Shrewsbury Borough patrolman was arrested on three charges including assault in connection with separate "Domestic Violence" incidents last month, according to police documents posted at the bottom of this story. Ryan M. Cullinane, 27, was arrested by one of his fellow officers and charged with ...


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