A judge on Thursday dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in a hotel elevator last year.
Suffolk legislator Kara Hahn, D-Port Jefferson, says in the last few years, domestic violence offenders have violated more than 1,500 orders of protection.
The fourth-annual Brooklyn Bridge Mother’s Day walk was founded by Dawn Diaz on behalf of her late mother and other victims of domestic violence.
Lawmakers in both Nassau and Suffolk counties have proposed putting ankle bracelets on those who have orders of protection against them in domestic violence cases.
The Cavaliers have apologized for showing a video during Wednesday night’s playoff game that showed a man violently throwing a woman across a room for wearing a Chicago Bulls T-shirt.
Jermaine Cunningham, a free agent who was with the New York Jets last year, is charged with invasion of privacy, unlawful weapons transport and possession of hollow-point bullets.
A grand jury has decided it will not indict a police officer who fired a fatal shot at a man during a domestic violence case in Rockland County in February.
Under the legislation, Suffolk County police would receive new tools for differentiating offenders at highest risk of escalating domestic violence and provide training for victim advocates.
Two members of Congress have asked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to clarify whether teams can lose draft picks if they do not properly address domestic violence.
NO MORE said on its YouTube page that the spot will be the first ever to address domestic violence and sexual assault during the big game.
Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, which has been “vacated immediately,” the players’ union said Friday.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith were to meet Tuesday to discuss the league’s personal conduct policy.
Entitled “NFL Call To Coaches — Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Awareness,” the video includes strong messages from Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and Steelers coach Mike Tomlin.
A hearing for Ray Rice appealing his NFL suspension concluded Thursday after two days and testimony from the former running back and the head of the league.
Attorney Richard Craig Smith is now questioning the league’s sincerity in calling for transparency, saying all parties should cooperate in both investigations.