Domestic violence

Law enforcement and emergency personnel gather outside the office of District Judge Daniel Shimshock's office in Masontown, Pa., Wednesday Sept. 19, 2018. At least four people were shot at the office. Details were not immediately available on the conditions of the victims. (AP Photo/Mike Jones/Washington Observer Reporter via AP)
September 20, 2018 - 1:12 pm
MASONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The wife of a gunman killed after he opened fire at a Pennsylvania municipal building Wednesday said in a social media post that she was OK but did not say whether she had been injured in the shooting. Crystal Dowdell, 39, posted on her Facebook account that she was fine late...
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September 19, 2018 - 12:31 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that his office submitted two bills prioritizing victims’ rights for consideration in the upcoming Legislative Session. One of the proposed bills will strengthen efforts against human trafficking. The other proposed bill...
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A Kern County sheriff's deputy stands near an area where a shooting victim lies, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Bakersfield, Calif. A gunman killed five people, including his wife, before turning the gun on himself, authorities said. (Felix Adamo/The Bakersfield Californian via AP)
September 14, 2018 - 7:59 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Detectives on Friday were investigating a possible domestic violence motive after a gunman shot and killed his ex-wife and four others before killing himself during a nearly 40-minute rampage in Southern California, authorities said. Javier Casarez fatally shot himself as a...
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September 12, 2018 - 12:31 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - A major financial by Nevada's Attorney General to stop domestic violence against women, stop domestic assaults and stop dating violence and stalking. On Wednesday, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that Nevada has received a $450,000 grant for the Improving...
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August 31, 2018 - 9:20 am
Charges have been dropped in Las Vegas against UFC middleweight fighter Nick Diaz in what police had called a domestic battery and strangulation incident.
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2016, file photo, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer hugs his wife, Shelley, after their 44-28 win over Notre Dame in the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football game, in Glendale, Ariz. Ohio State placed Meyer on paid administrative leave Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, while it investigates claims that his wife knew about allegations of abuse against former Buckeyes assistant Zach Smith, who was fired last week. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
August 02, 2018 - 6:33 am
Urban Meyer's Ohio State program has been one of the best in college football and for the most part has avoided major off-field issues and player behavior problems that tarnished his championship teams at Florida. Now Meyer appears to be in jeopardy of losing his job as Buckeyes coach over the...
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Singer Bobby Brown, second from left, stands with his wife Alicia Etheredge-Brown, left, while receiving three proclamations from officials in Atlanta, Fulton County and the City of South Fulton acknowledging his plans to build a shelter for domestic violence victims in honor of his late daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, in Atlanta, Monday, July 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Brinley Hineman)
July 30, 2018 - 7:48 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Singer Bobby Brown plans to build a shelter for domestic violence victims in honor of his late daughter while declining to directly address old allegations that he once hit his ex-wife Whitney Houston. Brown is developing the not-for-profit Bobbi Kristina Brown Serenity House near...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2018, file photo, a group of immigrants from Honduras and Guatemala seeking asylum stand in line at the bus station after they were processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in McAllen, Texas. The Trump administration has quietly made it harder for Central Americans fleeing gangs, drug smugglers and domestic violence to travel to the U.S. and ask for asylum. Attorneys representing asylum seekers say their clients are being more frequently denied "credible fear" of bodily harm or death in their home countries since Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently tightened who can qualify. They also say immigration judges are reluctant to reverse those decisions on appeal. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
July 16, 2018 - 9:08 am
LOS FRESNOS, Texas (AP) — Patricia Aragon told the U.S. asylum officer at her recent case assessment that she was fleeing her native Honduras because she had been robbed and raped by a gang member who threatened to kill her and her 9-year-old daughter if she went to the police. Until recently, the...
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