Domestic Violence. Legal news and articles for April 29 - 30, 2017

Ny Nourn: A Domestic Violence Survivor Imprisoned for Seeking HelpHumane society to adopt program for pet victims of domestic violenceDomestic violence prevention requires moreNFL Draft Shows the League Is Still Clueless About Domestic ViolenceJourdan Lewis: I'm completely innocent of domestic violence chargeWife decries Silicon Valley tech exec's domestic-violence plea dealJaguars' GM On Dede Westbrook's Two Domestic Violence Arrests: "Many Of Us Have Been Accused Of Things"Research shows link between threats and domestic violenceResearch shows link between threats and domestic violenceMy View: We're taking a stand against domestic violenceNew Cowboy Jourdan Lewis responds to questions about misdemeanor charge of domestic violenceEx-Wolverine Lewis thinks domestic violence charge will be droppedYarmouth Domestic Violence, Firearms Suspect Out on $750 BailNow married, the domestic violence victim and the Clearwater paramedic chart their 'next chapter'Haircuts May 1 and 2 will help domestic violence victims

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'Somebody has to talk about it,' Myrtle Beach leaders say of domestic violence
WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SCApril 3, 2017

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – Myrtle Beach Police say domestic violence is a big problem in our area, and a town hall style meeting Monday night is addressing the issue. Police say there are two goals for the meeting: officers want victims of domestic ...more »

Tuesday: After a recent spate of domestic violence incidents in St ...
St. Louis Public RadioApril 3, 2017

This interview will be on "St. Louis on the Air" at noon on Tuesday; this story will be updated after the show. You can listen live . Glen Carbon . Glasgow.more »

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Ny Nourn: A Domestic Violence Survivor Imprisoned for Seeking Help
Truth-OutApril 30, 2017

If granted parole, will domestic violence survivor Ny Nourn face deportation to a country she's never seen? (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout). At age 18, Ny Nourn -- a survivor of sexual and domestic violence -- was blamed for a murder committed by ...more »

Humane society to adopt program for pet victims of domestic violence
The Keene SentinelApril 30, 2017

For many people, pets are a part of the family. They cop human food and sleep on the furniture. Some pet owners even dress their pups up. Often, a pet is man's ...more »

Domestic violence prevention requires more
Pittsburgh Post-GazetteApril 30, 2017

If only the scourge of domestic violence could be fixed with saying “I'm sorry I punched you unconscious,” as the PG editorial board seems to suggest in the April 24 editorial “Rice's Repentance Tour: An NFL Star's Stern Message on Domestic Violence.”.more »

NFL Draft Shows the League Is Still Clueless About Domestic Violence
Bleacher ReportApril 29, 2017

If you want to understand just how far—or little—the NFL has traveled when it comes to the draft and accusations of violence against women, we need to go back in time, to the year 1996, and a woman named Myra Kraft. At the time, Myra, who died in ...more »

Jourdan Lewis: I'm completely innocent of domestic violence charge
NBCSports.comApril 29, 2017

The Cowboys picked up three cornerbacks during the draft, including Michigan's Jourdan Lewis with the 92nd overall pick. Lewis is facing a July trial on a domestic violence charge stemming from a March incident in Ann Arbor. Lewis is accused of ...more »

Wife decries Silicon Valley tech exec's domestic-violence plea deal
The Mercury NewsApril 29, 2017

Teresa Garvey, a retired domestic violence prosecutor at AEquitas, a Washington-based organization that offers training to prosecutors who handle cases of sexual and domestic violence, said “victims don't always understand the strictures and rules of ...more »

Jaguars' GM On Dede Westbrook's Two Domestic Violence Arrests: "Many Of Us Have Been Accused Of Things"
DeadspinApril 29, 2017

The Jacksonville Jaguars drafted Oklahoma receiver Dede Westbrook in the fourth round today. The decision naturally prompted a few questions to the front office about their view of Westbrook's two arrests on allegations of domestic violence. The ...more »

Research shows link between threats and domestic violence
Danville Commercial NewsApril 29, 2017

Domestic violence by an intimate partner affects one in every four women. And new research has found a link between threats and abuse. University of Kentucky professor TK Logan said in her latest study she has discovered frequent threats to victims of ...more »

Research shows link between threats and domestic violence
Pryor Daily TimesApril 29, 2017

Domestic violence by an intimate partner affects one in every four women. And new research has found a link between threats and abuse. University of Kentucky professor TK Logan said in her latest study she has discovered frequent threats to victims of ...more »

My View: We're taking a stand against domestic violence
Rockford Register StarApril 29, 2017

This headline may have communicated to you that this is the result of an increase in domestic violence-related offenses and offenders. That belief will help support the idea among some of our residents that Rockford is beyond help when it comes to ...more »

New Cowboy Jourdan Lewis responds to questions about misdemeanor charge of domestic violence
Dallas News (blog)April 29, 2017

Over the last three seasons, Lewis had six interceptions and 37 pass breakups for the Wolverines. On talent alone, Lewis is worthy of a second or late first-round pick. However, he's facing a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence from an alleged ...more »

Ex-Wolverine Lewis thinks domestic violence charge will be dropped
Detroit Free PressApril 29, 2017

Friday was one of the great days of Jourdan Lewis' life. He had a graduation ceremony in Ann Arbor and was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys. But Lewis still has a misdemeanor domestic violence charge outstanding and is scheduled for a jury trial beginning ...more »

Yarmouth Domestic Violence, Firearms Suspect Out on $750 Bail
Cape Cod TodayApril 29, 2017

Brenden A. Harris, age 24, of Yarmouth was arrested by YPD on multiple firearms and assault charges. (YPD booking photo). From the Yarmouth Police Department: 09:30 UPDATE: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUSPECT ARRAIGNED FOR MULTIPLE ...more »

Now married, the domestic violence victim and the Clearwater paramedic chart their 'next chapter'
Tampabay.comApril 29, 2017

She began sharing her story and speaking out to others about domestic violence. "Every time you share your story, you shatter the shame that comes along with it," she said. A few months later, during a speaking engagement at a Clearwater church, she ...more »

Haircuts May 1 and 2 will help domestic violence victims
The Homewood-Flossmoor ChronicleApril 29, 2017

The “Share a Haircut” program is set for May 1 and 2 at any Hair Cuttery location. With every haircut purchased, Hair Cuttery will donate a free haircut to a survivor of domestic violence through its partnership with the National Network to End ...more »

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