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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: CBS 2)

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

White Plains Mayor Adam Bradley and his wife Fumiko - File / Photo: Adam Bradley for Mayor

White Plains Mayor Convicted In Assault Case

The mayor of White Plains was found guilty Thursday in a domestic abuse case involving his wife. Despite the verdict, Mayor Adam Bradley remains defiant.

12/09/2010

White Plains Mayor Adam Bradley and his wife Fumiko - File / Photo: Adam Bradley for Mayor

White Plains Mayor Awaiting Verdict In Domestic Abuse Trial

Bradley’s estranged wife Fumiko claims he threw scalding tea on her, kicked and shoved her, and slammed a door on her hand.

12/02/2010

N.J. Measures Would Aid Domestic Violence Victims

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Legislation that proponents say would increase both the protections and rights of domestic violence victims in New Jersey has advanced in the Assembly. One measure in the three-bill package would impose […]

10/17/2010