Domestic Violence

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand appears on CBS' "Face the Nation" on Sept. 14, 2014. (credit: CBS News)

Gillibrand ‘Wouldn’t Be Surprised’ If Congressional Hearings Held On Ray Rice Case

Appearing on CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday morning, Gillibrand called the league’s handling of the case “awful” and “outrageous.”

09/14/2014

Ray Rice holds his daughter at a New Rochelle High School football game on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Ray Rice Attends New Rochelle H.S. Football Game Amid Domestic Violence Scandal

Ray Rice was spotted at a football game at his former high school in New York Saturday afternoon.

09/13/2014

Demonstrators rally against violence against women at Columbia University (Credit: CBS 2)

Demonstrators Stand Up To Violence Against Women At Columbia University

During the rally students could be seen carrying a mattress around to make a point. Demonstrators said people need to wake up.

09/13/2014

New Rochelle High School gymnasium (Twitter/ @TalkoftheSound)

Mixed Reaction Among New Rochelle Students After Ray Rice Jersey Comes Down

In Ray Rice’s hometown of New Rochelle in Westchester County, controversy has erupted over whether the local high school did the right thing by taking down Rice’s Baltimore Ravens jersey.

09/12/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Silverman: Goodell’s Incompetence Overshadows His Desire To Do Good

There is blood in the water and the sharks are circling. Roger Goodell probably knows that there can’t be a positive outcome to the Ray Rice video scenario, and that’s a shame.

09/12/2014

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)

Ravens’ Bisciotti Defends Goodell, Says He Couldn’t Have Seen Ray Rice Video

Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti said Thursday night that he does not believe NFL Chairman Roger Goodell could possibly have seen the video months ago.

09/11/2014

Former Ravens running back Ray Rice pauses during a news conference with his wife Janay on May 23, 2014. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since a domestic violence incident in February at an Atlantic City casino. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Female U.S. Senators ‘Shocked And Disgusted’ By Rice Video, Write NFL

Sixteen female senators from both parties are calling on the NFL to adopt a zero-tolerance policy on 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

Roger Goodell

CBS News Exclusive: Goodell Says NFL Tried To Get Second Ray Rice Video, But Could Not

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke out for the first time Tuesday about the growing outrage over the Ray Rice scandal.

09/09/2014

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

Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on May 8, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Silverman: Goodell Not Qualified To Mete Out NFL Justice On His Own

Roger Goodell is not a judge, nor is he a trained lawyer. How can he think that his own personal morals are enough for him to do a proper job of policing the NFL?

08/29/2014

Josh Gordon #12 of the Cleveland Browns warms up prior to the start of the preseason game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on August 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Browns 13-12 in a preseason game. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Keidel: Josh Gordon And NFL Policy

It seems we’ve jumped into the pool of relativism since we got wind of Josh Gordon’s season-long suspension for marijuana use. You have the indignant faction that can’t believe someone who smokes weed gets a year while Ray Rice skates with a two-game suspension

08/29/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell attends the 3rd Annual NFL Honors at Radio City Music Hall on February 1, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

NFL Announces Severe Penalties For Domestic Violence Offenders

Roger Goodell says he’s seen the error of his ways. As a result, NFL players will be dealt with severely if found to have committed domestic violence.

08/28/2014

Ray Rice addresses a news conference with his wife Janay at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since facing assault charges stemming from a February incident at an Atlantic City casino. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Goodell Defends 2-Game Ban For Ravens’ Rice In Domestic Violence Case

Goodell stressed that the Baltimore Ravens’ running back has assumed responsibility for his conduct, has no history of assault and is following a court order to enter a diversionary program following his domestic violence arrest.

08/01/2014

Ray Rice (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Ravens’ Ray Rice: I Let Everyone Down And Will Live With It Forever

Ray Rice stepped to the microphone, took a deep breath and spoke for 17 minutes about what he called “the biggest mistake of his life.”

07/31/2014

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