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Woman arrested while wearing 'Stop domestic violence' t-shirt

Sangerville - A Sangerville, Maine woman was arrested for, yep, domestic violence, after it was alleged she waived a gun around and fired a round while arguing with her husband. At the time, she was wearing a t-shirt that read "Stop domestic violence."

Twitch gamer celebrity allegedly beats his girlfriend on stream

A Twitch gaming celebrity allegedly verbally and physically assaulted his girlfriend during a livestream. The video quickly went viral in just a few hours after being posted on YouTube.

Florida deputy sheriff fired after triple murder-suicide

Sanford - A Seminole County Deputy Sheriff was fired Tuesday after it was determined he failed to act and then covered up a report of domestic violence. Had he done his job, a woman and her two children might still be alive.

Woman allegedly assaults husband for not getting Valentine's gift

Belpre - Let it be a lesson to husbands everywhere. If you forget or choose not to get your wife a Valentine's Day present, you might just find yourself the victim of an assault. At least, that's the case for one man located in Washington County, Ohio.

Calgary man charged after damaging house with truck, crowbar

Calgary - A 28-year-old Calgary man is facing 13 charges after it is alleged he went on a rampage and later assaulted three police officers and an EMS worker. It is believed the incident began as a domestic dispute.

Police: Man purposely crashed car in attempt to kill girlfriend

Winnipeg - While using a vehicle as a weapon is not unusual, police in Winnipeg, Manitoba say a man deliberately drove into a semi-trailer in an attempt to kill his common-law partner.

Man lives in yard of suburban mansion after wife kicks him out

Houston - Sharafat Khan camps out on the lawn of his million-dollar mansion in the suburb of Lakeview, near Houston, Texas. Stories vary as to the reason, but the situation elicits concern from neighbors.

Ex-outfielder Darryl Hamilton dead in apparent murder-suicide

Houston - Former major leaguer Darryl Hamilton, an analyst for the MLB television network, was killed Sunday in what appears to be a murder-suicide.

Charges dropped against former Ravens RB Ray Rice

Atlantic City - National Football League star Ray Rice will not face felony charges for hitting his then-fiance so hard in the face that he knocked her unconscious in a casino elevator last February.

Ex-GOP official blames violence against wife on cough medicine

A former high-ranking GOP official in South Carolina is drawing attention to himself after blaming his violence toward his wife on cough syrup. He said the medicine made him behave "crazy," but his wife says it's not the first time.

Review: According to study, world less violent than ever

The world is safer and less violent now than ever in human history? What are these crackpot elitist university professors smoking? As it turns out, facts.

Op-Ed: Grand Theft Auto V removed from retailer due to guilt and slander

Sexual violence is an ugly aspect of our society that has a lasting impact on the victims. It's an issue that needs to be addressed in society and taken seriously by the criminal justice system.

Op-Ed: Gender war over Hope Solo assault hurts everyone, helps nobody

In the aftermath of the Ray Rice debacle the blogosphere has exploded anew amid allegations that women's soccer star Hope Solo has unfairly benefited from a double standard that supposedly overlooks and downplays female violence.

Op-Ed: 'Furor' in NFL over domestic violence is pathetic

New York City - So much is wrong with what has happened and is happening in the National Football League regarding domestic violence, it's hard to know where to begin to discuss the matter.

Op-Ed: CBS sportscaster challenges men, demands end to domestic violence

Baltimore - During Thursday's pregame broadcast before the Baltimore Ravens played the Pittsburgh Steelers, a CBS sportscaster made an impassioned plea to men challenging them to "do something" about domestic violence.

Op-Ed: Sports body says convicted killer Pistorius can run

Pretoria - Oscar Pistorius has been a huge money-maker for the Paralympic Games and the group wasted no time in declaring him fit to run despite his conviction for manslaughter in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Op-Ed: The NFL's cheats, lies and videotape: Ray Rice saga continues

Atlantic City - Despite NFL claims that requests for security footage of the altercation between Ray Rice and his then-fiancee were denied, a 12-second voice message recording shows the league received the footage five months ago.

Janay Rice plea for privacy reveals troubling complexity of abuse

TMZ has released new surveillance footage of NFL star Ray Rice punching his fiancee and knocking her unconscious. While outrage against the football player grows, Janay Rice is protesting his being dropped by the Ravens and banned by the NFL.

Ray Rice suspended indefinitely by NFL following video-release

Baltimore - Baltimore Ravens running back, Ray Rice, has been suspended definitely by the NFL following the release of a security video that clearly shows him assaulting his then-fiancee now wife, Janay Palmer, in Atlantic City.

NFL's domestic violence policy focus of week one spotlight

San Francisco - Before the NFL kicks off week 1 of the 2014 season, Commissioner Roger Goodell finds himself answering questions about the league's handling of domestic violence incidents instead of focusing on the upcoming season.

NFL's Ray Rice allegedly beat fiancée and is now suspended

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has reportedly been suspended for two games after accusations that he beat his former fiancée Janay Palmer unconscious and dragged her out of an elevator.

Child bride who killed allegedly abusive husband to be executed

Tehran - Razieh Ebrahimi is scheduled to be executed after she shot her husband in the head while he was sleeping. She claims she suffered years of mental and physical abuse at the hands of the man she was forced to marry.

Op-Ed: Subreddit on beating women shut down

Most of our readers and Digital Journalists would not stomach a site that advocates violence against women. Unfortunately one sub-sector of the site Reddit approved of and applauded violence against women until a recent shutdown.

Houston woman convicted of killing boyfriend with stiletto shoe

Houston - A woman was found guilty of killing her boyfriend by stabbing him at least 25 times with the heel of her nine-inch stiletto shoe. The 45-year-old defendant had claimed she was acting in self defence.

Man hits girlfriend with his anger management book during dispute

Spartanburg - A Spartanburg County man and his girlfriend were arrested following a fight that resulted in him hitting her with an anger management book and her cutting his arm with a box cutter.

Michigan woman charged with biting boyfriend's ear off

Macomb - A Michigan woman is behind bars after being arrested Saturday for allegedly biting part of her boyfriend's ear off during a heated domestic dispute.

UK pulls Pistorius betting ad; offers 'money back' if not guilty

London - After receiving a record number of complaints, Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has been ordered to remove a controversial Oscar Pistorius betting ad which offered customers "money back if he walks."

Op-Ed: Women and Children Under Siege

The women and children of America are under siege. Domestic violence, sexual assault, child trafficking and pornography are virulent epidemics. This is not a position piece on Roe v. Wade - it is a call to action against this war on our women and children

No beer? Prepare to face the wrath of the ceramic squirrel!

North Charleston - A South Carolina woman allegedly beat and stabbed her husband with a ceramic squirrel after he failed to return home with a pack of beer on Christmas Day.

Evicted Illinois woman sets lethal booby traps for ex-boyfriend

Pekin - "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned," or so the saying goes, and one man in Illinois found that for him that was true when he kicked his woman out of the family home.
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