Domestic Violence

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

NHL Not Immune: Kings’ Voynov Suspended After Domestic Violence Arrest

Voynov is the second prominent Russian NHL player to be accused of domestic violence in a year. Colorado goalie Semyon Varlamov was arrested last October after allegations were brought against him by his girlfriend.

10/20/2014

Judge Judy Kluger from Sanctuary for Families and Sen. Charles Schumer appear at a news conference on Oct. 19, 2014, in Manhattan. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Sen. Charles Schumer Seeks To Make Covert GPS Tracking Illegal

Schumer’s proposed legislation would offer limited exceptions, including ones for law enforcement investigations and parents who want to monitor their child’s whereabouts.

10/19/2014

Center For Safety and Change (credit: http://www.centerforsafetyandchange.org/

Rockland County-Based Domestic Violence Center Marking Milestone With Fundraiser

A group dedicated to assisting victims of domestic violence in New York and New Jersey is celebrating a milestone.

10/17/2014

Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

No Trial Date For Jets WR Quincy Enunwa, Who Is Accused Of Assault

A New York Jets practice-squad player is due in court in two weeks on domestic-violence charges, possibly to have a trial date set.

10/01/2014

Some New Jersey lawmakers said they want NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to resign over his handling of domestic violence cases in the league. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

NJ Lawmakers Call For End To NFL Tax-Exempt Status

The bipartisan group of politicians, all women, threw their support behind a bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., that would also pull tax exemptions from other professional sports leagues.

09/30/2014

Women gathered at the 14th Annual Gladys Ricart and Victims of Domestic Violence Memorial Walk/Brides’ March. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Parade Of Brides, Grooms March In Washington Heights To Raise Awareness For Domestic Violence

A parade of brides and a few grooms marched in Washington Heights to raise awareness to end domestic violence.

09/26/2014

Ray Rice (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

AP Source: Ray Rice Video Was Addressed To NFL Head Of Security

New information has been revealed on who at the NFL allegedly received the infamous video of Ray Rice punching his fiancée.

09/25/2014

Hope Solo (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

US Soccer Standing By Decision To Allow Hope Solo To Play While Facing Charges

U.S. Soccer is standing by its decision to allow goalkeeper Hope Solo to continue to play while she faces domestic-violence charges.

09/23/2014

Baltimore Ravens team owner Steve Bisciotti looks on from the field against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Feb. 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Owner: Ravens Did Not Launch Misinformation Campaign In Ray Rice Case

Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti criticized a report that suggests he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested for knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator.

09/22/2014

Ray Rice (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

The NFL Player Vetting Process: There Are No Sure Things

By the time the typical player signs an NFL contract, around 100 scouts, coaches and general managers have pored over his history.

09/22/2014

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

Jets quarterback Michael Vick (Photo by Evan Habeeb/Getty Images); NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Vick Goes To Bat For Goodell, Says NFL Commissioner Is Doing ‘A Great Job’

“Nobody’s perfect,” Vick said. “Nobody can make the correct decisions right then and there on the spot when faced with all forms of adversity.”

09/18/2014

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

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