RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Domestic violence protection orders issued by North Carolina judges to keep apart people in abusive or frightening dating relationships must be granted in same-sex cases as well, a divided state appeals court panel ruled Thursday.
An armed man enraged by a broken snow plow part was arrested in a high-risk traffic stop after threatening to kill the repairman, Janesville police reported.
A Janesville man who was armed with a knife was arrested after setting his residence on fire on Thanksgiving, police reported.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. During the current public health crisis, as domestic violence flourishes in the conditions creat…
Dear Editor: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. During the current public health crisis, as domestic violence flourishes in the con…
Lucy Hale wants to “shine a light” on the “silent issue” of how domestic violence impacts pets, as she teams up with Purina for their Purple Leash Project.
A man on parole was hospitalized after crashing his car fleeing police who were called to a domestic disturbance in the town of Lodi on Sunday night, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office reported.
A former Racine man who pleaded guilty to being married to two women at the same time, making false statements on a marriage license and over 20 counts of violating domestic violence restrictions against one of his wives, is facing five years in prison, plus parole, probation and time in jail.
Living as a Latina in the quarantined world, I had to cancel my trip to Puerto Rico to care for my ill mother. Like many other organizations, …
Of course, there's another aspect to being stuck in the house with a spouse — one that can be gravely serious depending on the situation.
Dear Editor: I am writing about the recent column, “The injustice of domestic violence and homelessness.” While it is good to see coverage of …
The social injustice of domestic violence should not be compounded by the social injustice of homelessness.
David B. Pedrazoli, 37, was charged Monday in La Crosse County Circuit Court with strangulation and suffocation, battery and disorderly conduct, all with a domestic abuse enhancer.
Bryce N. Parker, 36, no permanent address, is accused of choking a woman on La Crosse’s North Side, stealing her phone, purse, keys and TV, and threatening her, according to the criminal complaint.
A boy temporarily living in a domestic violence shelter with his mom wrote a letter to Santa, with a plea for presents and something money can't buy.
Dear Editor: As we all know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The beautiful pink hues that paint our communities serve as a reminder …
A man killed himself as officers responded to a domestic violence report in Lodi on Saturday, police reported.
The NFL has been sharply criticized for being inconsistent with punishments for domestic violence. Here are some of the most notable cases in …
Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy was convicted in July 2014 of assaulting and threatening a woman who contended the 6-foot-4, 275-pound player threw her in a bathtub and onto a sofa covered with guns before threatening to kill her. He appealed the ruling and was allowed to play the first game of the season before the Panthers placed him on the exempt list. He reportedly reached a settlement with the woman and she could not be located in order to testify, so the domestic violence charges were dismissed and expunged from Hardy's record.
Juan J. Castro forced 12- and 13-year-old children to stand near a wall for hours at a time as a form of punishment.
Dylan J. Kraft is charged with felony intimidation of a victim, false imprisonment and strangulation/suffocation, and misdemeanor disorderly conduct and 12 counts of bail jumping.
Garth M. Santos allegedly left the female officer with “severe swelling” near her eye, abrasions on her wrist and a cut on her hand.
A man armed with two knives threatened people with violence on a Metro Transit bus Friday night, with police able to get the man off the bus for an arrest, with nobody injured.
Gunfire during a domestic fight in Rock Springs early Tuesday morning shut down a highway for about three hours until the suspect was taken into custody.