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News on Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 min ago | This Is Lancashire

10 domestic abuse cases every day in Bury

THERE was an average of 10 incidents of domestic violence in Bury every day last year, a new report has revealed.


Related Topix: Law, Lancashire County, England, Greater Manchester County, England, United Kingdom

4 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Shamed former MSP Bill Walker has appeal against domestic abuse conviction thrown out

RYAN CHALMERS, who was shot in both legs behind a pub on Tuesday, walked free from court two years ago after admitting stabbing Christopher Bergin to death but claiming he acted in self-defence.


Related Topix: Law

4 hrs ago | WISN-TV

Gov. Walker signs 3 domestic-violence bills

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Related Topix: Law, Scott Walker, US Governors, Brookfield, WI, Brown Deer, WI

7 hrs ago | WILX-TV Lansing

Man Charged with Child Abuse Following Accident

A man from Michigan Center is looking at a long list of charges stemming from an incident in Blackman Township Tuesday.


Related Topix: Law, Michigan Center, MI

11 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Three new laws address domestic abuse and victim safety issues

Assembly Bills 464 and 176 and Senate Bill 160 combine to solve several problems under old law.


Related Topix: Law

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBS 47

School principal, superintendent arrested in wake of child sex abuse investigation

Ernestine Kirby faces one count of failure to report child abuse and one count of obstruction of a law enforcement officer.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Law

The Post-Standard

Broome County man charged with making 48 false child abuse calls

State police say they've charged a 43-year-old upstate New York man with making nearly 50 false reports of violence against children to the state child abuse hotline.


Related Topix: Law, Broome County, NY, Whitney Point, NY

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Raising awareness about child abuse



Related Topix: Law

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Convicted child abuser turned fake attorney sought in FL

Authorities are searching for a 44-year-old convicted child abuser now accused of posing as an attorney to con a convict's family out of $70,000.


Related Topix: Law

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Walker to sign new domestic violence bills

MILWAUKEE Wisconsin's domestic violence laws will get tougher, under three bills to be signed into law this afternoon.


Related Topix: Law, Milwaukee, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors

Sentinel & Enterprise

3 charged in Oliver disappearance in court

Three people charged with lying to investigators and to a grand jury in connection to the disappearance of a 5-year-old Fitchburg boy appeared in Fitchburg District Court on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Fitchburg, MA, Law

The Times

Domestic violence fight takes a blow

Last week's surprising announcement that Providence House will shutter its domestic violence and safe house program here serves as a serious wake-up call to the whole of northwest Louisiana of how underserved the issue of domestic violence is for a region of our population.


Related Topix: Law, Non-Profit, Shreveport, LA, Bossier City, LA, Ruston, LA

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Death sentence upheld in child murder case

The conviction and death sentence of a man accused of killing a 2-year-old in 1992 was recently upheld by the Florida Supreme Court.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WUSA-TV Washington

Parents charged with murder, abuse in girl's death

The parents of a 21-month-old girl have been indicted on charges related to her death, according to State's Attorney for Frederick County, Frankie Williams, along with his wife, was indicted on Friday in the death of his 21-month-old daughter Anayah Williams.


Related Topix: Frederick, MD, Law

CBS Local

Adams County Deputy Accused Of Sex Assault On Child Formally Charged

An Adams County sheriff's deputy arrested on child abuse charges appeared in court on Tuesday to be formally charged.


Related Topix: Law

Eastern Wake News

Court documents show domestic violence preceded Wendell shooting

Last week's shooting in Wendell, which left Latonya Holden hospitalized, her parents dead and her husband jailed on murder charges offered support to research that suggests victims of domestic violence are in the most danger in the first three months to a year after they try to leave an abusive relationship.


Related Topix: Law, Wendell, NC, Wake County, NC, Johnston County, NC


Ohio Man Sentenced to 30 Months for Trying to 'Push the Gay' Out of Brother

A judge sentenced an Ohio man, who was in charge of taking care of his younger disabled brother, with two-and-a-half years in prison Monday after threatening to castrate and "beat the gay" out of his sibling, the Lancaster Eagle Gazette reports.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Law

This is Local London

Lib Dems 'unaware of Smith abuse'

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has again insisted the Liberal Democrats had no knowledge of the child abuse scandal involving the party's former MP Sir Cyril Smith.


Related Topix: Law


Mom of emaciated 3-year-old sentenced to 15 years

A 28-year-old southwest Missouri woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for her role in a child abuse case that left her daughter severely underweight and fighting for her life.


Related Topix: Missouri, Law

Science Daily

Domestic abuse linked to mental health problems in new mothers

Domestic abuse is closely linked to postpartum mental health problems, including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, in mothers, new research confirms.


Related Topix: Law, North Carolina State University