Domestic Abuse

Ex-GM: NFL Teams Ignored 'Hundreds' Of Domestic Violence Incidents"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."
Ray Lewis On Ray Rice: 'Some Things You Can Cover Up ... Some Things You Can't'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.
Roger Goodell: 'The Same Mistakes Can Never Be Repeated' "Unfortunately, over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong," he said. "That starts with me."
NFL Partnering With Domestic Violence Hotline, Sexual Violence Resource CenterThe league will provide financial, operational and promotional support to the National Domestic Violence Hotline and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center.
Police: Cardinals’ Jonathan Dwyer Head-Butted Wife, Punched Her In The FaceArizona 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.
3 Experts In Domestic Violence To Serve As Senior Advisers To NFLRoger 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."
Paul George Defends Ray Rice, Then Deletes Tweets And ApologizesNBA 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 Announce Abuser-Focused Initiative To Combat Domestic ViolenceStaten Island lawmakers are supporting a new initiative that focuses on domestic violence offenders-- not the victims.
New Rochelle High School Takes Down Ray Rice's Jersey, Photo, Plaque 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.
Expert: Janay Rice's Defense Of Husband Isn't Uncommon Among Domestic Abuse VictimsLaura 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.
NYC Gets First-Of-Its-Kind Shelter For Domestic Abuse Victims And Their PetsUrban 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.
Former Gov Aide David Johnson To Begin Life Of Service Following Guilty Plea"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.
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