“I made a mistake,” former Bears general manager Jerry Angelo told USA Today. “I was human. I was part of it. I’m not proud of it.”
A former teammate of Rice’s, Lewis addressed the report suggesting that the Ravens knew more about Rice’s alleged assault of his then-fiance than they have led on in previous weeks.
“Unfortunately, over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong,” he said. “That starts with me.”
The league will provide financial, operational and promotional support to the National Domestic Violence Hotline and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center.
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.
Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams Monday announcing that Lisa Friel, Jane Randel and Rita Smith will “help lead and shape the NFL’s policies and programs relating to domestic violence and sexual assault.”
NBA star Paul George defended Ray Rice on Twitter, then backtracked less than an hour later by deleting the posts and apologizing to women and victims of domestic violence.
Staten Island lawmakers are supporting a new initiative that focuses on domestic violence offenders– not the victims.
New Rochelle High School has taken down Ray Rice’s Baltimore Ravens jersey from its gymnasium, according to Talk of the Sound, a New Rochelle news website.
Laura Plotkin, director at the Center for Safety and Change in Rockland County, says Janay Rice’s actions of defending her husband are not uncommon among victims of domestic abuse.
Urban Resource Institute has created 10 pet-friendly apartments in a Brooklyn shelter for domestic abusive victims. The 6-month pilot program, dubbed People and Animals Living Safely, or PALS, begins Saturday.
“My mission in going forward is to be a pristine member of public service, to give back all of the knowledge and everything that I have,” Johnson said.
December is Universal Human Rights Month and a teenager in Greenwich, Conn. has found a way to give a voice to young people all over the world.
Attorney Michael Dowd said he is still unsure if Sheehan can use the $1 million bail she already put up for her murder charge or if she must come up with another million.
A resolution expressing no confidence in White Plains mayor Adam Bradley and calling for his resignation passed the White Plains Common Council on Wednesday night.