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  • Man holds gun to girlfriend's head while breastfeeding, deputies say

    07/23/2016 8:57:57 AM PDT · by cyn · 58 replies
    wokv.com/news ^ | July 22, 2016 | Kristen Dressel, ANJ
    A 29-year-old man is accused of holding a gun to his girlfriend's head while she breastfed their 2-week-old baby, deputies said. The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office responded at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday to a home. Deputies said the 22-year-old victim was breastfeeding her infant when Kevin Smith came into the bedroom, upset because she was feeding the infant breast milk from another woman.Smith tried to take the infant away from the victim, who wouldn't give the baby to him, deputies said. Smith held the victim down on the bed and held a gun to her head and against her...
  • 5 members of Las Vegas family shot dead in domestic dispute

    06/30/2016 8:57:34 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 23 replies
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | June 29, 2016 | By Ricardo Torres
    A man shot and killed his wife and three children at two north valley locations before turning the gun on himself Wednesday night, according to Metro Police. The man shot his wife at a Walgreens back parking lot, at Lake Mead and Jones boulevards, Metro Lt. Dan McGrath said. The woman, Phoukeo Dej-Oudom, 35, suffered multiple gunshot wounds, including one in the head. His body, along with those of his children — Anhurak Jason Dej-Oudom, 9, Xonajuk J.J. Dej-Oudom, 14, and Dalavanh Ariel Dej-Oudom, 15 — were found in a nearby apartment. They all suffered gunshot wounds, McGrath said.
  • Domestic dispute preceded crash that left 2 Worcester pedestrians injured (Mass.)

    06/30/2016 8:31:13 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 2 replies
    WorcesterTelegram & Gazette Staff ^ | June 29, 2016 | Brad Petrishen
    WORCESTER — A grandmother and her 5-year-old granddaughter were seriously injured Wednesday, police said, when an SUV driver chasing a truck outside St. Vincent Hospital lost control and struck the two on the sidewalk. The woman, identified as Cassandra M. McAuliffe, 33, of Channing Street, Worcester, was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. She was arrested at the hospital and charged with domestic assault and battery; two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, a motor vehicle; assault and battery with a dangerous weapon on a child under the age of 14; reckless driving;...
  • Democrat’s Wife Fears He Will Beat Her if He Loses Election

    06/18/2016 8:37:42 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 38 replies
    Breitbart California ^ | 06/17/2016 | by Joel B. Pollak
    The wife of a Democratic Party lawmaker in California has testified that she fears he will beat her if he loses a close race for Congress. The Los Angeles Times buried his party affiliation, however, leaving it out of the headline and lede paragraph. Rubio is seeking a domestic violence restraining order against Hernández, a Democrat from West Covina. The assemblyman was dogged by allegations that he repeatedly beat his estranged wife as he ran for Congress. Testifying Thursday, Rubio said she was afraid of what might happen to her in the future if Hernández is eliminated in the primary....
  • Ex-wife of suspected Orlando shooter: 'He beat me'

    06/12/2016 1:27:08 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 81 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 12, 2016 | Adam Goldman and Julie Tate
    The ex-wife of the 29-year-old man suspected of killing 50 people in a Orlando nightclub early Sunday said that he was violent and mentally unstable and beat her repeatedly while they were married. The ex-wife said she met Omar Mateen online about eight years ago and decided to move to Florida and marry him. At first, the marriage was normal, she said, but then he became abusive. [Snip] After the couple split, a friend of Mateen's said the young man became steadily more religious. The friend, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Mateen several years ago went on...
  • State court: Domestic violence law unfair to gay couples [SC]

    03/24/2016 9:22:05 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 24, 2016 6:32 PM EDT | Meg Kinnard
    A law that perhaps unintentionally failed to protect domestic violence victims in same-sex relationships appears to be unconstitutional, and now South Carolina’s high court is trying to decide what to do. The court was asked on Wednesday to weigh in after a woman tried to get a protective order against her former fiancée, also a woman, and was denied. The state’s domestic violence law defines “household members” as a spouse, former spouse, people with a child in common, or specifically men and women who are or have lived together — but not unmarried same-sex couples. …
  • Kansas City group opens rare LGBTQ domestic violence center

    03/13/2016 10:12:45 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar. 13, 2016 11:31 AM EDT | Margaret Stafford
    A quiet office in a busy entertainment district is a rare space for LGBTQ people to find help in times of crisis or to meet others for support and friendship. The Kansas City Anti-Violence Project’s new domestic violence and sexual assault services center also is the only such center in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa, filling a gap for a population of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer people who often struggle to find help in domestic violence situations. Other services — such as food, clothing, job counseling and legal and medical advocacy — are available, too, according to executive...
  • LAPD’s First Openly Gay Officer Charged In Domestic Violence Case

    03/09/2016 11:07:37 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 38 replies
    cbs ^ | March 8, 2016
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles Police Department’s first openly gay officer will make his first court appearance Tuesday on domestic violence charges. Retired Sgt. Mitchell Grobeson, 57, was arrested Friday after a nearly four-hour standoff inside a West Hollywood home before he surrendered to a sheriff’s SWAT team. Grobeson is being held on $250,000 bail on suspicion of corporal injury to a spouse, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. He was charged with assault with a firearm and criminal threats stemming from a domestic dispute with his husband that led to Friday’s standoff....
  • Three Prince William (VA) Police Officers Shot Responding to Shooting

    02/27/2016 6:49:47 PM PST · by FoxInSocks · 36 replies
    NBC 4 Washington ^ | February 27, 2016 | Darcy Spencer
    Three Prince William County Police officers were shot Saturday as they responded to the scene of a domestic-related shooting, police said. The officers are being treated for their injuries, police tweeted. Their conditions are not yet known. In a brief statement, Prince William County police asked for patience as they investigated. Police said the shooter was in custody. The shooting happened in the 13000 block of Lashmere Court in Lake Ridge, Virginia. Several roads are blocked in the area of Quate Lane at Delaney Road during the investigation.
  • Two Dead, Three Wounded After Standoff in Mississippi Home

    02/20/2016 1:20:07 PM PST · by Timpanagos1 · 8 replies
    NBC News ^ | 1/20/16 | ELISHA FIELDSTADT
    A Mississippi officer was killed and three others were injured during an hours-long standoff Saturday that stemmed from a domestic dispute, according to authorities. The suspect involved in the standoff, identified as Charles Lee Lambert, 45, was also killed, according to the Mississippi Department of Public Safety.
  • ‘Beta Males’ Want To Kill Women Because They Can’t Get Laid

    02/15/2016 10:11:13 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 53 replies
    Bust Magazine ^ | 2015 | Bust Magazine
    ON OCTOBER 1, 2015, in a scene that has become depressingly familiar, 26-year-old Christopher Harper-Mercer walked into Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, and opened fire, killing nine people and injuring nine more. Like George Sodini, who killed three women and himself in an L.A. Fitness Center in Pennsylvania; like Seung-Hui Cho, who killed 32 people and injured 17 others at Virginia Tech; and like Elliot Rodger, who killed 6 people and injured 14 others in Isla Vista, California; a large part of Harper-Mercer’s motivation was his toxic anger at women because of his lack of success with them. Harper-Mercer...
  • Pro-Kasich super PAC targets Rubio on domestic violence vote

    01/31/2016 9:37:21 PM PST · by TontoKowalski · 5 replies
    Politico ^ | 1/31/16 | Daniel Strauss
    A new ad from the pro-John Kasich New Day for America super PAC targets Marco Rubio over his 2013 vote against reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. The 30-second spot, part of a $1 million buy and set to begin airing in New Hampshire on Tuesday, plays a clip of the state's popular Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte making her case for reauthorization of the bill, then pivots to Rubio's opposition. Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2016/01/john-kasich-marco-rubio-218504#ixzz3ytLkIO2u
  • 'American Pie' singer Don McLean arrested for domestic violence

    01/18/2016 5:21:17 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 83 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 18, 2016 | (Sasha Bogursky and The Associated Press)
    Singer Don McLean was arrested on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge Monday in Maine. Camden's Chief Randy Gagne told FOX411 police responded to a call at McLean's Camden, Maine residence early Monday morning and arrested the singer without incident. He was transported to Knox County Jail in Rockland, Maine, and was later released after on bail. He has a court date set for February 22, 2016. ...
  • ‘He just kept hitting me’ — until she shot him (NM-Abused wife found guilty, faces jail)

    12/09/2015 1:10:03 PM PST · by CedarDave · 44 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | December 8th, 2015 | Joline Gutierrez Krueger
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - He wouldn't stop hitting her. Thunk. Thunk. Thunk. He jabbed her forehead with his meaty hand, she said, his fingers like sledgehammers, her head snapping back and forth so violently she thought she would pass out. Or worse. "It hurt," Marlina James said. "It just hurt so bad. I just wanted it to stop. I kept asking him to stop. 'Please stop,' I kept saying. 'Leave me alone,' I said. Honest to God, I couldn't take it anymore. He just kept hitting me and hitting me." James, 36, tells her story in the office of her lawyer,...
  • Family: Dad Shoots Twin Babies to Death in Mom's Arms, Critically Injures Her, Kills Her Father

    11/21/2015 11:59:57 AM PST · by Perseverando · 31 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | November 19, 2015 | Deborah Hastings
    A mother lies hospitalized in critical condition after the father of her twin baby girls shot them to death in her arms, and then killed the woman’s dad, according to her family. Ultimately, Gawain Rushane Wilson turned the weapon on himself and died at the scene, authorities said. The carnage took place in the Jacksonville, Florida, home of Travis Hiatt, the twin’s grandfather. His daughter, Megan, and her five-month-old girls Hayden and Kayden, had been living with him, authorities said, according to local reports. Wilson allegedly entered the home and forced his estranged girlfriend to pick up the babies. “He...
  • Democratic Congressional Staffer Arrested After Beating Gay Lover With Shovel

    10/13/2015 6:49:28 PM PDT · by cripplecreek · 68 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/13/2015 | Blake Neff
    Police arrested a congressional staffer to Democratic Rep. Sander Levin Oct. 8 following a bizarre altercation where he attacked a lover with a shovel. According to a police report, Tim Foster assaulted a black man described as his boyfriend with a small red and black shovel, leaving the man so badly injured that he was hospitalized with scrapes and bruises across his neck and torso, Roll Call reported Tuesday. The dispute began at about 12:30 a.m., with the two getting into an argument at a house in Baltimore which soon escalated to physical violence on Foster’s part, according to Roll...
  • Fla. deputy fatally shot from behind after serving domestic violence papers

    09/22/2015 7:11:44 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 18 replies
    CNN ^ | 09/22/2015 | Steve Almasy
    A Florida deputy was shot from behind and killed after serving a domestic violence injunction Tuesday morning, the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office said. Deputy Bill Myers, 64, was working in Shalimar when he was struck by multiple bullets, including in his head and back. The suspect, Joel Dixon Smith, was later killed in a hotel shootout with a tactical team, officials said.
  • Pokemon World Championship Alleged Shooting Plot: How It Was Foiled

    08/24/2015 7:05:39 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 14 replies
    ABC News ^ | 08/24/2015 | Alyssa Newcomb
    An alleged plot to inflict violence at the Pokemon World Championship was foiled after security officers at the venue where the event was being held alerted the Boston Police Department to a series of threats posted on social media, authorities said. James Stumbo, 27, and Kevin Norton, 18, both of Iowa, had no prior criminal history before they were arraigned today. They face numerous gun charges after police found weapons in their car parked outside a convention center in Boston. Norton walked into court wearing a camouflage hunting t-shirt; Stumbo wore a grey shirt. Both are also charged with making...
  • Domestic Violence Continues to Plague Our Communities

    08/11/2015 12:21:06 PM PDT · by View Out West · 8 replies
    Ionia Sentinel-Standard ^ | 7/28/15 | Eric Granof
    Despite nationwide efforts to curb domestic violence, recent evidence suggests that the problem isn’t going away anytime soon. The Los Angeles Police Department released statistics in January that showed violent crime actually increased 14.3% the past year, the majority stemming from domestic violence. The New York City Housing Authority released late last year that showed domestic violence to be on the rise in public housing, with nearly twice the number of reported incidents from 2009 to 2013. And in Seattle, the local YWCA provided services to 10,515 abused women in 2014 – an increase of nearly 10% from the year...
  • Obama aide banned from the White House after she 'shoots at her cop boyfriend with his own gun

    08/11/2015 1:13:13 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 33 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | August 11, 2015 | Myriah Towner
    Obama aide banned from the White House after she 'shoots at her cop boyfriend with his own gun in argument over affair' A White House staffer was arrested and placed on unpaid leave after allegedly grabbing her boyfriend's gun and shooting at him during a tense argument, police said Monday. Barvetta Singletary, 37 - a special assistant to the President and the House legislative affairs liaison - was arrested on Friday after the alleged incident. She reportedly confronted her boyfriend, a Capitol Hill police officer, about another woman he was seeing before grabbing his two cellphones and his .40 caliber...
  • White House Staffer Threatened Boyfriend, a U.S. Capitol Police Officer, With His Own Gun: Police

    08/10/2015 12:21:42 PM PDT · by tje · 63 replies
    NBC Washington | Aug 10, 2015 | Unattributed
    A White House staffer has been charged with domestic violence after police say she threatened her boyfriend, a U.S. Capitol Police officer, with his own weapon during an argument. According to charging documents, Barvetta Singletary sent her boyfriend a text on Friday, asking him to come to her Upper Marlboro home for sex. After they had sex, Singletary confronted her boyfriend about other woman he was dating.
  • Six children, two adults found handcuffed, shot in head at Texas home

    08/09/2015 5:00:37 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 13 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | August 9, 2015 | BY Nicole Hensley
    A man with a history of domestic violence climbed through an open window of his former Houston, Texas, home and shot an entire family of eight people including six children in the head, authorities said. Each of the victims was handcuffed before they died ...
  • Bayonne man charged with shooting wife 8 times after she filed for divorce

    08/09/2015 8:30:13 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 15 replies
    Jersey Journal ^ | August 7, 2015
    JERSEY CITY – Bail was set at $500,000 cash only today for a Bayonne man charged with attempting to murder his estranged wife by shooting her eight times in her Jersey City home yesterday after learning she filed for divorce, officials said. ..... Harrison is charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, possession of hollow-point bullets and additional weapons offenses related to a 9mm Smith and Wesson handgun, including possession of a firearm by a felon, the criminal complaint says.
  • FLORIDA MAN ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING ROOMMATE WITH SLICE OF PIZZA

    06/10/2015 9:37:18 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 75 replies
    ABC7 ^ | Wednesday, June 10, 2015
    Police in Florida say an argument over pizza ended with a man throwing a hot slice at his roommate. According to the Tampa Tribune, the man's roommate called police after she says Daniel Allen Plunkett, 50, tossed a hot slice of pizza at her. She says it struck her left hand. The arrest report also states the woman had sauce on her shoulder. She was not injured. Plunkett denied throwing the pizza, telling officers it was actually his roommate who was throwing pizza. Officers did note that Plunkett was shirtless and had sauce on his chest. After further investigation, officers...
  • Police: Woman held down husband during hatchet attack

    05/26/2015 7:02:11 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 26, 2015 | Sally Ho
    An Idaho woman who was having an affair orchestrated a gruesome Las Vegas hatchet attack that left her husband dead with his head nearly severed while they were on a family trip on Memorial Day, police said. Police identified the victim as Enrique Hernandez, 43, who had chop wounds on his neck, head and right leg.
  • WNBA suspends Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson for seven games

    05/15/2015 6:12:49 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    CBSSports.com ^ | May 15, 2015 | Marty Gitlin
    The WNBA has suspended All-Stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson for seven games each after their domestic violence arrests in April, per Associated Press. The two were arrested on suspicion of assault after a fight in the home they recently purchased. They were married last week in Phoenix. WNBA President Laurel J. Richie issued the following statement in regard to the incident.
  • Pulitzer goes to series blaming domestic violence on Christianity

    05/15/2015 7:17:53 AM PDT · by PROCON · 26 replies
    onenewsnow.com ^ | May 14, 2015 | Bill Bumpas
    The Pulitzer Prize board is receiving criticism for giving an award to a South Carolina newspaper for a series on domestic abuse implying that Christianity and the Bible are the sources of the problem. The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC) won the 2015 public service prize for a seven-part series titled "Till death do us part.” But the paper blamed part of the problem of domestic abuse on "deep-rooted beliefs about the sanctity of marriage and the place of women in the home." Tim Graham with the Media Research Center believes there's a natural tendency in southern states for newspapers...
  • Attorney General Maura Healey on Deflategate: NFL should focus on domestic violence, sexual assault

    05/14/2015 4:43:04 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    MassLive.com ^ | May 12, 2015 | Brian Steele
    BOSTON – As the fallout from the Wells Report continues, Attorney General Maura Healey said the NFL should focus its attention on solving the crisis of sexual assault and domestic violence among players. The Wells Report, commissioned by the NFL after allegations the New England Patriots cheated in last season's AFC Championship Game, found it was "more probable than not" that quarterback Tom Brady knew a team employee deflated footballs in violation of the rules to try to gain an advantage.
  • Olbermann Will Boycott NFL Draft, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Fight Because Of Abuse Charges

    04/26/2015 6:39:57 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 35 replies
    Sports Grid ^ | April 25th, 2015 | Henry McKenna
    ESPN’s Keith Olbermann wants the United States to address its issues with rape and domestic abuse. And whether the sporting world knows it or not, fans are given the opportunity to do just that during the 2015 NFL Draft and the upcoming Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao fight. Jameis Winston is dealing with allegations of sexual assault and Mayweather has five instances of domestic abuse on his criminal record. Yet, Winston is looking like a lock at the No. 1-overall pick, and Mayweather continues to box in the arguably highest profile event in the history of boxing.
  • New Jersey man denied gun permit for crime he didn’t commit

    04/25/2015 1:47:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    Hot Air ^ | April 25, 2015 | Jazz Shaw
    Welcome to the Garden State. Just leave your guns at the border, please. Local news outlets are reporting on a court case which has recently come to a close wherein a citizen, identified only as Z.L., had applied for a gun permit in 2013. Keep in mind that this is not a permit to carry… just to be able to purchase and own a gun. He was turned down because the background investigation revealed that he had been arrested on a domestic violence charge fifteen years earlier. But he was aquitted on the charge, so we should be able to...
  • NFL player's ex accused of cutting him, attacking new girlfriend with bat

    03/20/2015 7:14:18 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    WSB-TV ^ | March 19, 2015
    BRASELTON, Ga. — An NFL player's ex-girlfriend is behind bars accused of attacking him and breaking his new girlfriend's arm with a bat. Police say the football pro's girlfriend tried to hide out at a Gwinnett County hotel after breaking into his house not once, but three times.
  • Women’s rights prof arrested for beating up boyfriend on Valentine’s Day

    03/04/2015 1:38:48 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 75 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | Feb 19, 2015 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    A Columbia University professor—who is an ardent supporter of women’s rights and advocate against domestic violence—was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor assault after beating up her boyfriend on Valentine’s Day.According to her faculty bio on Columbia’s website, Joann Baney, 54, is the faculty director of the FDNY Officers Management Institute and also serves as faculty on the NYPD’s Police Management Institute. Both schools are part of Columbia’s Executive Education program under the business school. "I hit him because he cheated on me."    Tweet This The NY Daily News, which originally broke the story, reported that Baney trains New...
  • Obama Spouted False Domestic Violence Statistics in Grammys Video

    02/10/2015 5:53:39 PM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | February 10, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Now, I haven't seen the full transcript of Obama's public service announcement on violence against women that ran during the Grammys. Did he mention ISIS or Al-Qaeda at all? (interruption) He didn't mention ISIS or Al-Qaeda in that PSA during the Grammys? (interruption) Well, just domestic -- oh, just some domestic folks that were engaging in -- oh, okay. So he just confined himself to making up statistics about the number of women who were sexually assaulted in the US. Did you hear about this? This is really, really problematic here. The president said, "Right now nearly one in...
  • Obama Made an Appearance at the Grammys to Spread a Message About Domestic Violence

    02/08/2015 8:17:53 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 54 replies
    People Magazine ^ | Feb. 8, 2015 | Alexandra Zaslow
    President Obama made an appearance at the Grammy Awards to share an important message about domestic violence. "Tonight we celebrate artists whose music and message helped shape our culture," the president said. "Together we can change our culture for the better by ending violence between women and girls."
  • 911 Pizza Call - video

    02/01/2015 9:44:31 AM PST · by DJ MacWoW · 22 replies
    biggeekdad ^ | February, 2015 | unknown
    Everyone knows you only call 911 for an emergency and not to order a pizza but sometimes calling 911 for pizza is the only way to get the help you need. This chilling and creative ad from No More that will debut during the 2015 Super Bowl certainly got my attention and made me stop and listen. You never truly know what is going on in someone’s home so if they’re trying to tell you something try to really listen to what they are saying and help if you can. 911 Pizza Call
  • Married homes least likely to be violent: study

    01/07/2015 8:04:21 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 20 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 1-7-15 | Cheryl Wetzstein
    Children living in unwed-mother homes are more likely to witness domestic violence than children growing up with their married mother and father, says a new analysis. The finding is counterintuitive since mothers who have never married would appear to be less likely to get into fights at home with someone. However, data show that the rate of witnessing domestic violence among children living with never-married mothers was 116 children per 1,000, “six times higher than the rate for children in intact families,” said psychologist Nicholas Zill, who published his findings at the Institute for Family Studies in Charlottesville, Va., in...
  • Victim advocate says Connecticut needs new gun ban

    01/06/2015 10:43:05 AM PST · by smokingfrog · 20 replies
    WTNH ^ | 1-5-15 | Dave Collins
    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s new victim advocate is joining other state and federal officials in calling for a stronger gun ban to better protect domestic violence victims. Natasha Pierre took office Monday and technically will be interim victim advocate until the legislature approves her appointment by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. She previously served as policy and legislative director for the state Permanent Commission on the Status of Women and as a legal aid lawyer representing low-income victims of domestic violence. Pierre, 44, of Windsor, said one of her priorities will be pushing state legislators to add a gun ban...
  • Have No Gun, Will Sheriff

    01/04/2015 6:56:56 AM PST · by rktman · 48 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 1/4/2015 | Debra J. Saunders
    It sounds like one of those only-in-San-Francisco tales: San Francisco's sheriff cannot carry a gun because he is on probation. "That doesn't handicap me from being a sheriff," Ross Mirkarimi told me.
  • Authorities: Man shot, killed by Missoula police officer was strangling girlfriend

    01/01/2015 4:14:07 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 32 replies
    Independent Record ^ | Jan 1, 2015 | KATHRYN HAAKE
    Authorities: Man shot, killed by Missoula police officer was strangling girlfriend 22 hours ago • KATHRYN HAAKE Missoulian MISSOULA -- The Missoula man who was killed by a city police officer Wednesday morning was allegedly strangling his girlfriend in the car before the officer fired the lethal shot. Authorities haven't released the names of the officer or the deceased man. Police initially responded to a 9-1-1 domestic disturbance call at a Missoula home involving two women and the 20-year-old man. The time was 2:04 a.m. The man fled the scene, taking his girlfriend hostage, Missoula County sheriff's spokeswoman Paige Pavalone...
  • $446,056 Gov’t Study Explores Link Between Alcohol Abuse, Domestic Violence—Among Lesbians

    12/13/2014 10:46:26 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | December 12, 2014 - 2:30 PM | Melanie Hunter
    The National Institutes of Health through its National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism has funded a study to uncover the correlation between alcohol abuse and lesbian “intimate partner violence.” The grant, titled “Minority Stress, Alcohol Use, and Intimate Partner Violence Among Lesbians,” was awarded to Old Dominion University. “Alcohol abuse and dependence, and the constellation of problems associated with these disorders, including intimate partner violence (IPV) are a serious health concern for sexual minority women, their partners, their families, and society as a whole,” the grant abstract said. …
  • Man uses McChicken sandwich as weapon, gets arrested

    12/03/2014 1:35:55 PM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 69 replies
    http://wgntv.com/ ^ | DECEMBER 3, 2014 | WGN WEB DESK
    Police in Iowa say they arrested a man Tuesday after he used a McDonald’s McChicken sandwich to assault his pregnant wife. According to the Des Moines Register, 21-year-old Marvin Tramaine Hill told police that he threw the McChicken sandwich at his wife “because he doesn’t like them.”
  • Nordstrom shooting victim dies day after her birthday

    11/30/2014 2:22:02 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 53 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | November 30, 2014 | Marwa Eltagouri, Carlos Sadovi, Rosemary Regina Sobol
    ".....Ezaldein began dating Dee in August 2012 after meeting him through her older sister's roommate, they said. Dee physically abused and beat the woman throughout the relationship, and in December 2013, threatened her by inserting a handgun into her mouth, the victim's family said. The incident resulted in a hospital visit and the victim ending the relationship. In the year since, Dee had harassed both the woman and her family members by making threatening calls to her father and siblings, family members said. The victim changed her number three times as a result, they said. Ezaldein also tried to request...
  • Female Violence Against Men 'Widespread'

    11/29/2014 1:03:36 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 22 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 11/27/2014 | Avraham Ben Horin, Hezki Ezra
    Female Violence Against Men 'Widespread' As Israel marks Day for Eliminating Violence Against Women, Knesset notes women can be victimizers, too. By Avraham Ben Horin, Hezki Ezra First Publish: 11/27/2014, 7:15 PM Israel marked the UN's International Day for Eliminating Violence Against Women this week, but one Knesset Committee took the opportunity to note that women can be victimizers and not just victims. The Knesset's Internal Affairs and Environmental Protection Committee devoted a special session week to the subject of domestic violence, as part of the Knesset's activities marking November 25, the International Day for Eliminating Violence Against Women, which...
  • Violent relationship ends with woman charged in knife death

    10/23/2014 6:34:27 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | October 22, 2014 | Ashley Luthern and Gina Barton
    A 38-year-old Milwaukee woman was charged with homicide Wednesday after she admitted killing her child's father, with whom she had a volatile relationship for at least 10 years, according to court records. The fatal stabbing occurred after the man, 41-year-old Wyland D. Thompson, jumped on the woman during an argument and she broke free, grabbing a large kitchen knife to scare him, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday against Temika S. Marker. When Thompson overpowered her and took the weapon, Marker feared he would cut her, so she ran to the kitchen for another knife. As Thompson came toward...
  • Honour crimes and the Ottawa judge who ‘gets it’

    09/29/2014 9:01:22 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/29/14 | Arthur Weinreb
    In this overly politically correct world, Justice Metivier should be commended for recognizing the crimes committed by these backward un-Canadians for what they were Justice Monique Metivier of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Honour crimes and the Ottawa judge who gets it Last week, Justice Monique Metivier of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice sentenced a mother, Iqbal Bibi, and her son Khawar Saeed, to short jail terms for acts of violence committed against Bibi’s daughter, Saeed’s sister. Bibi received a sentence of five months in jail while Saeed was jailed for seven months. What was interesting about this...
  • NFL to run anti-domestic violence PSAs during Sunday's Week 4 games

    09/28/2014 6:41:54 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 45 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | September 28, 2014 | Ryan Wilson
    The hope is that some good comes from the spate of domestic-violence issues that dominated headlines in September and made for the worst month in NFL history. Embattled commissioner Roger Goodell went missing for 10 days and when he finally emerged from hiding, a tepid press conference only exacerbated concerns that he was ill-equipped to lead the most powerful sports league in the country.
  • You are born a man or a woman, you don't get to choose

    09/24/2014 5:19:18 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 23 replies
    http://themattwalshblog.com/ ^ | September 24, 2014 | Matt Walsh
    Maybe I’m a jerk for picking such a provocative title, or maybe this country is doomed because an utterly self-evident statement of the obvious has become provocative. Maybe both are true. In any case, I want to begin by telling you about a grown adult male who, last week, beat a woman to a bloody pulp in front of a cheering crowd. As he gloated about his physical dominance over this outmatched female, media outlets and advocacy groups hailed him as a pioneer. In fact, beating up women is literally this dude’s job. His latest victim ended up with a...
  • The Media’s Domestic Violence Dirty Laundry

    09/23/2014 1:01:08 PM PDT · by impetrio1 · 12 replies
    Black & Right ^ | 9/23/14 | Bob Parks
    While the announcements of players receiving pay while investigations were ongoing pissed off the most holier-than-thou media types, I also believed that it was highly unlikely the sanctimonious punditry in the news business would be the ONLY employment base were domestic violence did not occur, and thanks to the Internet hamper, here are a few examples of the media’s hypocritical dirty laundry….
  • When Journalists Commit Domestic Violence

    09/23/2014 9:53:51 AM PDT · by buffyt · 10 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 9/23/2014 | Jeffrey Lord
    Lo and behold, it seems that the media itself has a domestic violence problem. Ten cases discovered at first Google. Which is twice as many, to be specific, as the five cases that have had the media in such a frenzy over domestic violence in the National Football League. Where are these ten cases to be found? Two cases at ESPN, with the rest spread out over affiliates of ABC, CBS, NBC and, yes, the New York Times. And there are others for television stations not affiliated with the major networks. With all this massive focus on what the Wall...
  • U.S. Soccer Stands by Decision to Allow Hope Solo to Play Despite Domestic Violence Charges

    09/23/2014 6:47:18 AM PDT · by george76 · 24 replies
    NBC ^ | Sep 23, 2014 | ANNE M. PETERSON
    U.S. Soccer is standing by its decision to allow goalkeeper Hope Solo to continue to play while she faces domestic violence charges. Solo is charged with two misdemeanor counts of fourth-degree domestic violence assault in Washington state stemming from a June 21 altercation with her sister-in-law and 17-year-old nephew at a family gathering. ... U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati said Monday the organization will let her play until the legal matter is settled. ... According to the court documents in the abuse case, Solo's 17-year-old nephew told police Solo was upset and appeared to have been drinking when she arrived...