Domestic Abuse

Jerry Angelo watches the Bears practice in 2009. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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.”

10/10/2014

Ray Lewis (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

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.

09/22/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks during a press conference at the Hilton Hotel on Sept. 19, 2014 in New York City. Goodell spoke about the NFL's failure to address domestic violence, sexual assault and drug abuse in the league. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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.”

09/19/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

NFL Partnering With Domestic Violence Hotline, Sexual Violence Resource Center

The league will provide financial, operational and promotional support to the National Domestic Violence Hotline and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center.

09/19/2014

Running back Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona Cardinals scores a touchdown in the first quarter against the New York Giants on Sept. 14, 2014, at MetLife Stadium. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Police: Cardinals’ Jonathan Dwyer Head-Butted Wife, Punched Her In The Face

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.

09/18/2014

Lisa Friel (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)

3 Experts In Domestic Violence To Serve As Senior Advisers To NFL

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.”

09/15/2014

Paul George (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Paul George Defends Ray Rice, Then Deletes Tweets And Apologizes

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.

09/11/2014

Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan and state Senator Diane Savino announce plan to combat domestic violence. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Staten Island Lawmakers Announce Abuser-Focused Initiative To Combat Domestic Violence

Staten Island lawmakers are supporting a new initiative that focuses on domestic violence offenders– not the victims.

09/10/2014

Ray Rice (Credit: CBS2)

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.

09/10/2014

Running back Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens addresses a news conference with his wife, Janay, at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Expert: Janay Rice’s Defense Of Husband Isn’t Uncommon Among Domestic Abuse Victims

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.

09/09/2014

FILE: Kittens (credit: Clip Art)

NYC Gets First-Of-Its-Kind Shelter For Domestic Abuse Victims And Their Pets

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.

05/30/2013

In this June 19, 2008 file photo, New York Gov. David Paterson, left, and aide David Johnson walk down the steps of the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

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.

01/02/2012

Madeleine Lippey (credit: Do Write Campaign on Facebook)

Stories From Main Street: Greenwich Teen Helps Young People Around The World

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.

12/12/2011

Barbara Sheehan (credit: CBS 2)

Barbara Sheehan’s Lawyer Still Awaiting Clarification On Bail

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.

10/20/2011

Adam Bradley - File Photos - Graphic Work: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

White Plains Mayor Refuses To Step Down

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.

12/23/2010

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