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Domestic Violence


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.


Staten Island will begin using the devices to keep track of abusers starting next year. (credit: handout via CBS 2)

New GPS Device To Help Warn Domestic Violence Victims About Abusers

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan is tapping into the technology to prevent women from having to keep looking over their shoulder, if their abuser has a court order to stay away.


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NJ Senate Set To Vote On Domestic Violence Measure

Legislation that would impose more stringent bail restrictions on those charged with violating domestic violence-related restraining orders in New Jersey will go before the state Senate this week.


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Report: Ex-NYC Deputy Mayor Stephen Goldsmith Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge Days Before Resignation

Police say Goldsmith shoved his wife into a kitchen counter after she reportedly told him she “should have put a bullet through” him “years ago.”


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Domestic Violence Homicides On The Rise In New York State

It’s an alarming trend – people continuing to kill members of their own family.


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New York Lawmakers Seek To Strengthen Domestic Violence Statute

Lawmakers want to put repeat offenders behind bars before they cause serious harm to other potential victims.


A New York City police officer holds a gun (file / credit: Mark Mainz/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Clergy Invited To NYPD Firing Range In The Bronx

Clergy members from Brownsville and Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn got a first-hand look at the NYPD firing range at Rodman’s Neck in the Bronx, where a series of dangerous scenarios where acted out.


NYPD Shield (graphic credit: AP)

Public Advocate Bill De Blasio Wants NYPD To Fess Up To Ticket Fixing, Other Misdeeds

As if ticket fixing isn’t serious enough, New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio says there are even more troublesome allegations involving the NYPD.


Raul Barrera, 34, was arrested and charged with the stabbing murder of girlfriend Sarah Coit. (file/credit: CBS 2)

NY Legislators Propose Domestic Violence Registry

Three New York legislators want the state to register domestic violence offenders just as sex crime offenders are publicly listed.


The couple's apartment in the Bronx. (Photo/Google Street View)

Bronx Couple Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide Involving Cyanide

Authorities said Erlendy Flores died after Flavio Godoy stuck a syringe filled with cyanide in her arm while she was packing clothes. Police said Godoy then drank cyanide himself and died.


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Rally Held To Protest House Measure On ‘Planned Parenthood’ Funding

The protest in Foley Square was in reaction to a House bill that would block federal aid for the organization.


Adam Bradley

Adam Bradley Steps Down As Mayor Of White Plains

The embattled mayor of White Plains resigned Friday afternoon. In a statement, Adam Bradley said, “Today is my last day in office.”


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Funkmaster Flex Faces Domestic Violence Charges

The legendary hip-hop DJ faces harassment and criminal mischief charges following the alleged incident.


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Suspect Captured, Salem Hostage Standoff Ended

One police officer received a grazing gunshot wound and was treated at the scene. A police dog was shot in the abdomen and was in stable condition Thursday morning.


NJ Measure Would Aid Domestic Violence Victims

New Jersey lawmakers have advanced legislation that creates a limited self-defense justification for domestic violence victims who use force to protect themselves.