Domestic Violence

Washington News: Louisiana Man, Antoine Q Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Possession of Firearms After Conviction of Misdemeanor Crime of Domestic Violence

Washington – The United States Attorney, Richard W. Moore, announces that Antoine Q. Washington, a 29 year old resident of Monroe, Louisiana was sentenced to 30 months of incarceration for illegal possession of two firearms after being convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence. According to a factual statement Washington signed in connection with his guilty plea, … Continue reading Washington News: Louisiana Man, Antoine Q Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Possession of Firearms After Conviction of Misdemeanor Crime of Domestic Violence

DALLAS | Mavs owner Mark Cuban donates $10M after workplace probe

DALLAS — Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to women’s causes and domestic violence awareness as part of the NBA’s investigation into workplace conditions with his franchise. The league also announced Wednesday that it would require staffing, reporting and policy changes for the Mavericks seven months after a Sports Illustrated … Continue reading DALLAS | Mavs owner Mark Cuban donates $10M after workplace probe

Missouri News: Auditor Nicole Galloway says more domestic vilence victims could be helped if government red tape was eliminated for shelter funding

More than 28,000 shelter requests were unmet in 2017; audit shows victims in Missouri were turned away at higher rate than five surrounding states JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a report on domestic violence shelter funding that found burdensome requirements in state law have meant an inefficient and uneven … Continue reading Missouri News: Auditor Nicole Galloway says more domestic vilence victims could be helped if government red tape was eliminated for shelter funding

Alabama News: Governor Kay Ivey Awards $1.89 Million to Help Victims of Domestic Violence, Elder Abuse

MONTGOMERY, AL – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Friday awarded $1.89 million in grants to support organizations and programs that help victims of domestic violence and elder abuse throughout the state. “No one should ever have to experience the horrors of domestic violence or elder abuse, but there is hope for those who unfortunately do … Continue reading Alabama News: Governor Kay Ivey Awards $1.89 Million to Help Victims of Domestic Violence, Elder Abuse

BOSTON | Celtics’ Jabari Bird charged with attacking his girlfriend

BOSTON  — Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird choked his girlfriend multiple times, kicked her and prevented her from leaving his apartment before he collapsed in distress, prosecutors said at his arraignment Thursday. Bird, 24, was held on $50,000 bail after not-guilty pleas to domestic violence-related charges were entered on his behalf. Police spoke with Bird’s … Continue reading BOSTON | Celtics’ Jabari Bird charged with attacking his girlfriend

ST. PAUL, Minn. | Primaries marked by Democratic diversity, Trump’s picks

ST. PAUL, Minn.  — Democrats embraced diversity Tuesday in a primary night of firsts, while Republicans in Minnesota rejected a familiar face of the GOP old guard in favor of a rising newcomer aligned with President Donald Trump. In Vermont, Democrats rallied behind the nation’s first transgender nominee for governor. Minnesota Democrats backed a woman … Continue reading ST. PAUL, Minn. | Primaries marked by Democratic diversity, Trump’s picks

MADISON, Wis | Midwest primaries test Trump appeal against ‘blue wave’

MADISON, Wis — Democrats fought to beat back Republican gains across the Midwest on Tuesday as the 2018 primary season roared through Wisconsin and Minnesota, two states where President Donald Trump’s appeal among working-class voters threatens to upend longtime political trends this fall and beyond. At the same time, accusations of domestic violence involving the … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | Midwest primaries test Trump appeal against ‘blue wave’

Ohio State’s Meyer defends self, ex-assistant denies abuse

Urban Meyer is insisting that he properly handled 2015 allegations of domestic violence against one of his assistant coaches at the time, though he acknowledged he was not forthright with reporters when questioned last week about the claims. The assistant Meyer fired, Zach Smith, also spoke up on Friday, denying that he abused his ex-wife, … Continue reading Ohio State’s Meyer defends self, ex-assistant denies abuse