Domestic Violence. Legal news and articles for April 25 - 26, 2017

"This time, it's my sister," family of domestic violence victim speak outNumber of domestic violence calls on the riseSteelers' Gay denounces domestic violence in keynote speechSalem man sentenced 10 years for domestic violence, drug chargesMinister urges quick police response to domestic violenceRay Rice's repentance tour: An NFL star's stern message on domestic violenceShelby Commissioner Justin Ford appears in court on domestic violence chargesIndiana's New Policy On Violent Athletes Is Useless And Joe Mixon Is The Proof'Hands not for Hurting' table provides students with information on domestic violence, abuseGM: Jets have 'no problem' removing domestic violence offenders from draft boardDomestic violence escalated in months before woman's shooting deathIndiana U Bans Athletes with History of Domestic ViolencePanel Focuses on Teen Domestic ViolenceLongmont Safe Shelter symposium to empower men in domestic violence preventionSt. George man charged with domestic violence and kidnapping

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MBPD searches for suspect in domestic violence case
WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SCMarch 27, 2017

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – Officers with the Myrtle Beach Police Department are searching for a man wanted on second degree domestic violence charges. Police say 34-year-old Timothy Carter is accused of assaulting another person at the Landmark ...more »

Standoff Ends in Domestic Violence Arrest in Madisonville
Tristatehomepage.comMarch 28, 2017

A standoff ends peacefully in Madisonville on Monday after a man wanted for a domestic dispute refused to come out of his home. Authorities responded to Grapevine Rd. just after 2 p.m. where they discovered a woman with seriously injuries to her face.more »

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"This time, it's my sister," family of domestic violence victim speak out
WSBT-TVApril 26, 2017

"I will continue to be an advocate for domestic violence awareness, letting women all over know, every chance I get, that you don't have to suffer like this,” McLeod said. Argusta's sisters want everyone to know the signs of domestic abuse. They want ...more »

Number of domestic violence calls on the rise
KFYR-TVApril 26, 2017

But, those who work with domestic violence victims say increased awareness and resources mean more people are reaching out for help. The number of domestic violence calls to police increased last year in Mandan. Lt. Pat Haug believes more awareness ...more »

Steelers' Gay denounces domestic violence in keynote speech
WSOC CharlotteApril 26, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-area men are banding together to stand up against domestic violence and sexual assault. Volunteers with “Men for Change” held their annual breakfast and silent auction Tuesday morning. Channel 9 sports anchor Phil Orban ...more »

Salem man sentenced 10 years for domestic violence, drug charges
Statesman JournalApril 25, 2017

A Salem man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for a series of drug, weapon and domestic violence charges, including dealing methamphetamine and attacking a woman with brass knuckles and a gun. Juan Tenorio Jr., 32, pleaded guilty to delivery of ...more »

Minister urges quick police response to domestic violence
St. Lucia Times Online News (press release)April 25, 2017

National Security Minister, Hermangild Francis, has urged the police to respond speedily when reports of domestic violence are made. “All I am requesting of the police in the future is that when persons make calls to the police and inform that ...more »

Ray Rice's repentance tour: An NFL star's stern message on domestic violence
Times Record NewsApril 25, 2017

In an elevator at a casino in February 2014, Ray Rice, the former star running back of the Baltimore Ravens, did something that has haunted him ever since. The initial hallway footage of the incident showed Rice dragging his fiancee, Janay Palmer, from ...more »

Shelby Commissioner Justin Ford appears in court on domestic violence charges
The Commercial AppealApril 25, 2017

Shelby County Commissioner Justin Ford appeared in court Tuesday with his lawyer to answer to charges of assaulting his girlfriend in a restaurant parking lot. Special Judge Sam Jaber prohibited Ford, 32, from communicating with the woman in the case.more »

Indiana's New Policy On Violent Athletes Is Useless And Joe Mixon Is The Proof
DeadspinApril 25, 2017

He will join a pro team despite a policy put in place by the NFL Scouting Combine to address issues such as domestic violence. That policy did not apply to Mixon, who didn't commit an act of domestic violence (the woman he punched was a stranger) and ...more »

'Hands not for Hurting' table provides students with information on domestic violence, abuse
Sidelines Online (subscription)April 25, 2017

Students were given information on domestic violence and abuse at the “Hands Not for Hurting” table in the Student Union Building as a part of MTSU's “Take Back the Night” week. Students at the table were also able to make the pledge not to use their ...more »

GM: Jets have 'no problem' removing domestic violence offenders from draft board
CBSSports.comApril 25, 2017

Do not expect the New York Jets to turn in a draft card with Joe Mixon's name on it this weekend. Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan strongly implied during his pre-draft press conference that players with a history of domestic violence will not be on ...more »

Domestic violence escalated in months before woman's shooting death
MLive.comApril 25, 2017

KALAMAZOO, MI - In the year-and-a-half leading up to her death, police had a dozen contacts with Kelly Stanfill and her husband, the man accused of ultimately killing her. "It appeared that Kevin and Kelly had a tumultuous relationship which led to ...more »

Indiana U Bans Athletes with History of Domestic Violence
Voice of America (blog)April 25, 2017

Indiana University says it will no longer allow prospective student-athletes with a history of domestic or sexual violence to participate in its athletic programs. The policy, announced Friday, applies to any student-athlete “who has been convicted of ...more »

Panel Focuses on Teen Domestic Violence
Westport NowApril 25, 2017

Among participants in the discussion were (-r) Westport Police Lt. Jillian Cabana, Alison Roach, Domestic Violence Crisis Center (DVCC) attorney advocate, and Nicole Dodge, DVCC advocate. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com.more »

Longmont Safe Shelter symposium to empower men in domestic violence prevention
Longmont Times-CallApril 25, 2017

Kicking off the event Thursday night, national speaker Ben Atherton-Zeman will perform "Voices of Men," using his comedy and theater experience to engage the audience in serious topics, such as sexual assault, domestic violence and other forms of men's ...more »

St. George man charged with domestic violence and kidnapping
Good4UtahApril 25, 2017

ST. GEORGE, Utah (ABC4 Utah) - A St. George man is behind bars Monday evening, and Police said a quick acting teen helped make it happen when she called police after hearing her mom scream for help. A police report shows her mom's boyfriend woke ...more »

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