Domestic Violence

Ohio News: Cleveland man, Joshua Hych twice convicted of domestic violence indicted for having a gun

Cleveland, Ohio – A Cleveland man twice convicted of domestic violence was indicted for having a gun. Joshua Hych, 24, was indicted in federal court on one count of possession of a firearm after misdemeanor crime of domestic violence. Hych on Sept. 26 possessed a Taurus 9mm handgun, despite convictions for domestic violence in 2012 and … Continue reading Ohio News: Cleveland man, Joshua Hych twice convicted of domestic violence indicted for having a gun

LOS ANGELES | After arrest, Michael Avenatti denies LA domestic violence

LOS ANGELES — Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for Stormy Daniels, has denied allegations of domestic violence after his arrest near his ritzy Los Angeles skyscraper apartment. “I have never struck a woman, I never will strike a woman,” Avenatti told reporters Wednesday after being booked and posting $50,000 bail. Avenatti said he has been an … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | After arrest, Michael Avenatti denies LA domestic violence

WASHINGTON | Official: Michael Avenatti in Los Angeles police custody

WASHINGTON— A law enforcement official says Michael Avenatti is in police custody in Los Angeles following an allegation of domestic violence. The official says Avenatti was taken into custody Wednesday. Police had responded to a domestic violence incident a day earlier and took a report. The official wasn’t authorized to discuss the matter publicly and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Official: Michael Avenatti in Los Angeles police custody

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Fired Ohio St assistant Smith pleads guilty to lesser charge

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Fired Ohio State assistant football coach Zach Smith has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of disorderly conduct and an Ohio court issued a three-year protective order that keeps him away from his ex-wife. Smith had been facing a criminal trespass charge stemming from a May dispute. According to Delaware Municipal Court … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Fired Ohio St assistant Smith pleads guilty to lesser charge

BISMARCK, N.D. | Heitkamp renews ad apology; Cramer says she’s not bipartisan

BISMARCK, N.D.— Sen. Heidi Heitkamp opened her debate Thursday against Republican challenger Kevin Cramer with a renewed apology for a newspaper ad attacking her opponent that improperly identified some survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, calling it a “grave and horrible error.” “I am praying for guidance and forgiveness,” the Democrat told the nearly … Continue reading BISMARCK, N.D. | Heitkamp renews ad apology; Cramer says she’s not bipartisan

BISMARCK, N.D. | What to watch for in first Heitkamp-Cramer debate

BISMARCK, N.D.— The first debate between Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Republican challenger Kevin Cramer comes as Heitkamp is under heavy pressure in a race Democrats badly need for any shot at controlling the Senate. And it comes right after a major self-inflicted wound by Heitkamp’s campaign, with the senator apologizing this week for a newspaper … Continue reading BISMARCK, N.D. | What to watch for in first Heitkamp-Cramer debate

Colorado News: Habitual Domestic Violence Offender, Bryan Ace Ponzo Sentenced To Federal Prison For Assault

Victim was defendant’s wife DURANGO, Co. – Bryan Ace Ponzo, age 36, from the Ute Mountain Ute Indian Reservation surrounding Towaoc, was recently sentenced to serve 129 months in federal prison by Senior U.S. District Court Judge Robert E. Blackburn for assault with a dangerous weapon, U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer, FBI Denver Division Special Agent … Continue reading Colorado News: Habitual Domestic Violence Offender, Bryan Ace Ponzo Sentenced To Federal Prison For Assault

HACKENSACK, N.J. | Rapper Fabolous faces domestic violence, threats charges

HACKENSACK, N.J.  — A grand jury in New Jersey has indicted rapper Fabolous on counts of domestic violence and making terroristic threats. The rapper, whose real name is John Jackson, was charged in connection with two alleged incidents in Englewood in March. The indictment handed up last week in Bergen County charges him with one … Continue reading HACKENSACK, N.J. | Rapper Fabolous faces domestic violence, threats charges