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Amber Heard a 'hero' as she reports domestic violence accusation to police

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
Johnny Depp's estranged wife Amber Heard did not come forward sooner with claims she was abused by her husband in an attempt to protect his career, her lawyers have claimed.
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Kings' Darren Collison arrested on domestic violence charge

USA TODAY - ‎3 hours ago‎
Sacramento Kings guard Darren Collison, 28, was arrested in Placer County, Calif., on Monday and charged with domestic violence, according to a police report. The alleged victim is his wife, Keyosha Collison. The charge - "inflicting corporal injury ...

Domestic violence, drug abuse leave too many Aussie in danger

Herald Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
Unfortunately, for many Australian children, reality is often far from safe and secure. Family violence and substance abuse plays front and centre in their daily lives. Statistics tell us that family violence is a factor in 64 per cent of child ...
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Why cops can't save more violence victims

Courier Mail - ‎17 hours ago‎
It was launched during an open forum at Parliament House yesterday on the last day of Domestic Violence Prevention Month, which marked the death of 23 Queenslanders in domestic homicides in the past 12 months, all of which were preventable, according ...
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Inkster fire chief accused of domestic violence

The Detroit News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Canton police have charged outgoing Inkster fire chief John Adams with two misdemeanor counts of domestic violence after responding to a call at the Adams residence last Thursday, the department announced.

Domestic violence plays key role in homelessness in 25% of cases

Irish Examiner - ‎3 hours ago‎
Domestic violence plays a key role in some families becoming homeless - with one support agency claiming it could be a factor in as many as a quarter of all cases.
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Denver Broncos WR Calls Cops to Report Domestic Violence ... Gets Arrested - ‎3 hours ago‎
Denver Broncos wide receiver Cody Latimer called police to report that his GF had attacked him during a domestic dispute Monday night -- but when cops arrived, he ended up in cuffs too.
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Police Chief Roger Chaffin says more cops won't stem domestic violence - ‎7 hours ago‎
Calgary Police Chief Roger Chaffin says there is no simple answer to the rising number of domestic violence cases in the city.

Model OC program urges expanded approach to identifying domestic violence

OCRegister - ‎8 hours ago‎
Bus ads that look at domestic violence as a women's health issue have begun appearing on local public transit. The ads are part of a new initiative by the Domestic Violence and Health Collective - Orange County that considers domestic violence a public ...

Callers to domestic violence hotline lose direct access to counsellors

The Canberra Times - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Callers to the national sexual assault and domestic violence hotline will no longer have guaranteed direct access to experienced trauma counsellors from July 1. In a dramatic change to the six-year old service, people who ring 1800 RESPECT will be ...
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Domestic violence allegation against Milwaukee Police officer

WTMJ (press release) (subscription) (blog) - ‎5 hours ago‎
MILWAUKEE -- A Milwaukee Police officer with 17 years on the force has been arrested for domestic abuse-related charges. Edmund Estacio, 42, faces allegations of disorderly conduct and domestic abuse assessments against his ex. Court records show a ...
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New Zealand bar slammed for putting a domestic violence joke on their blackboard

Daily Mail - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Staff of The Elbow Room Sports Bar in Mahora, on New Zealand's North Island, have been forced to apologise after the pub's footpath blackboard stated: 'I saw six men kicking and punching my mother-in-law.
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Domestic violence: 4000 cases recorded in 1year –LASG

The Punch - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Lagos State Government says no fewer than 4,035 domestic violence cases were recorded in the last one year, adding that they ranged from rape, child abuse, sexual assault and sexual abuse to defilement, divorce and other matrimonial issues.
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Hueytown police officer arrested on domestic violence charge

Alabama's News Leader - ‎9 hours ago‎
Officer Tracey Andrew Williams was arrested on Saturday and charged with third-degree domestic violence. He was booked into the Jefferson County Jail and later released on a $300 bond.
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Frontline domestic violence worker calls for perpetrator program funding

The Canberra Times - ‎May 29, 2016‎
A prominent domestic violence victims advocate has called for more programs to help offenders after a major report found perpetrator programs in the ACT were limited and had not been given priority.

Woman fights off horned husband after domestic violence knife attack - ‎3 hours ago‎
Juan Vargas Rodriguez, 53, is accused of swinging a knife at his wife while holding his hand on her throat. According to court paperwork, "he was jealous and thought she was cheating on him.
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Police fear a rise in domestic violence in South Yorkshire during Euros

The Star - ‎19 hours ago‎
Superintendent Natalie Shaw, the force's lead officer for domestic abuse, said: “While sporting events such as the Euros, can be an enjoyable time for many, we also tend to see an increase in the number of people across South Yorkshire suffering at the ...
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Man charged over alleged killings of partner and children had shared anti-domestic violence messages - Yahoo7

Yahoo7 News - ‎May 30, 2016‎
A South Australian man charged over the alleged killing of his partner and her two young children, had shared anti-domestic violence messages on social media. 30-year-old Steven Peet, is charged with three counts of murder after the body of his ...

Domestic violence leave would mean fewer jobs for women: Cash

The Canberra Times - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Michaelia Cash has explained why she opposes domestic violence leave provisions for public servants. Photo: Supplied. Campaigning in the Victorian marginal seat of Bruce on Friday, the minister was asked about the CPSU's campaign to get specified ...