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Request For Lower Bail Denied In N.J. Domestic Murder Case

A northern New Jersey man was being held on $2 million bail this weekend on charges of beating his wife to death during an argument.

11/23/2013

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Conn. Officials Back New Effort To Curb Domestic Violence

Members of the group “Men Make a Difference, Men Against Domestic Violence” are scheduled on Friday to join representatives of Interval House, a Hartford-based organization that provides services to victims of domestic violence, to unveil the “Stay Safe, Pass it On” campaign.

10/11/2013

Alternative Light Source Technology

Seen At 11: New Technology Can Expose Evidence In Abuse Cases

A new crime fighting weapon can identify and even save victims of abuse, exposing evidence that is not visible to the naked eye and helping put abusers behind bars.

06/26/2013

Officer Shot In Queens

Man Charged In Attack On Ex-Girlfriend, Her Son; Officer Was Shot In Incident

A Brooklyn man has been charged with attacking his ex-girlfriend and her 10-year-old son, in an incident that also led to an off-duty police officer being shot in Queens.

06/18/2013

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Chad Johnson Apologizes To Judge, Is Released From Jail Following Butt Tap

A contrite Chad Johnson apologized Monday for disrespecting a judge when the former NFL star slapped his attorney on the backside in court last week and was released from jail after only a week instead of 30 days.

06/17/2013

Barbara Sheehan leaving court after day one of deliberations in her murder trial. (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Barbara Sheehan’s Weapons Possession Conviction Upheld

Barbara Sheehan’s battered wife defense had saved her from a conviction for killing her abusive police sergeant husband, but she’ll have to surrender and begin serving her five year sentence.

06/05/2013

Milagros Day Worldwide Mother's Day Walk

Domestic Violence Victims, Survivors Commemorated In Mother’s Day Walk

Sunday was a day to dote on moms, but for one group, it was also a chance to pay tribute and give attention to a very important mission.

05/12/2013

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sen. Gillibrand Calls On House Leaders To Call ‘Up Or Down Vote’ On Violence Against Women Act

The measure has passed with bipartisan support twice in the senate, most recently last week.

02/17/2013

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Man Indicted For Alleged Attempted Murder With Blow Torch

The man charged with trying murder his wife and former boss by setting them on fire was indicted Wednesday by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr.

02/06/2013

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Liguori: Instead Of Crying For Jovan Belcher, Focus Your Attention On The Victims

Where are all the stories about the young mother who Belcher murdered? Where is the outrage over Belcher murdering his girlfriend?

12/11/2012

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

New Trial Granted For Former White Plains Mayor Adam Bradley

Former White Plains Mayor Adam Bradley, who stepped down after what he called an unjust domestic violence conviction, won a new trial Wednesday from an appeals court.

CBS New York–10/17/2012

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file / credits: Mario Tama/Getty Images, Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Kelly, Quinn Push ‘See Something, Say Something’ On Domestic Violence

Signs will be going up around the city saying, “Report domestic violence. Don’t mind your own business.”

05/08/2012

Mauvette Daley Mattandeen (credit: Handout/Somerset County Prosecutor's Office)

Officials: N.J. Woman Accused Of Attacking Husband With Cooking Oil, Axe, Surrenders

Mauvette Mattandeen, 41, surrendered to detectives around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, said Somerset County Prosecutor Geoffrey Soriano. She faces attempted murder and weapons charges, and her bail was set at $500,000 cash

04/11/2012

Fire commissioner Sal Cassano, Police commissioner Ray Kelly, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg - New York, NY - Dec 28, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Most Violent Crimes Down, Sex Crimes Up In NYC

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is closing out 2011 by touting how safe the Big Apple is, announcing near record safety levels were maintained in this year.

12/28/2011

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New Yorkers React To Alarming Study About Domestic Violence, Rape

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say 1 in 4 women have been the victim of domestic violence and 1 in 5 have either been raped or are the victim of an attempted rape.

12/14/2011

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