domestic violence

Najeh Frehi. Photo courtesy of West Hartford Police.

Wife Was Pregnant During Bloody Hookah Lounge Sword Fight

According to court paperwork released today, a Farmington woman was pregnant during a domestic violence fight with her husband, at his West Hartford hookah lounge.

05/01/2015

Investigators said Shengyl Rasim was shot to death by her husband Ozdemir Selami in West Haven in 2011. Photo courtesy of attorney Joel Faxon's office.

$3M Settlement In Suit Over West Haven Killing

A Connecticut city where police officers and dispatchers were accused of negligence and ethnic discrimination in their response to what became a murder-suicide in 2010 has agreed to settle a lawsuit by the victim’s family for $3 million.

04/21/2015

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Police Arrest Boyfriend With Machete On Domestic Violence Charges

A man is under arrest after an early morning domestic incident in Hartford in which the victim reported being strangled. Police also found a machete at the scene and two guns on the suspect,

04/17/2015

Gabby Giffords (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Giffords In State To Support Domestic Violence Bill

Former Arizona U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords is urging Connecticut lawmakers to address the link between gun violence and domestic violence, saying dangerous people with guns are a threat to women.

03/17/2015

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Police: Man Arrested Twice Within Hours

(New London, Conn/CBS Connecticut) – New London police arrested a man twice within about three hours Sunday night. Initially, they say just after 5 p.m., they picked up 31-year-old Tommy Douchette on charges he hit […]

03/16/2015

Cherelle Baldwin (Courtesy Bridgeport Police)

Jury In Bridgeport Killing Trial Tells Judge It’s Deadlocked

A Connecticut jury in the trial of a woman charged with killing her boyfriend with her car has told a judge that it is deadlocked, but it’s expected to continue deliberations.

02/19/2015

Griselle Pizarro. Photo courtesy of Bridgeport Police.

Woman Charged With Murder Says Boyfriend Assaulted Her

A Bridgeport woman is in custody after police said she fatally shot her boyfriend in an argument in which she said he assaulted her.

12/07/2014

Richard Shenkman reacts to the judge's sentence, as his attorney Hugh Keefe takes notes. Pool Photo, The Day/Sean D. Elliot.

Appellate Court Turns Down Former Ad Exec’s Appeal

A former advertising executive serving 70 years in prison for kidnapping his ex-wife and burning down their house has lost his legal appeal.

12/02/2014

Senator Richard Blumenthal (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Blumenthal: End Blanket Exemptions For Sports Leagues

(East Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Later today, Senator Richard Blumenthal will be joined by advocates for victims of domestic violence, child advocates, and medical experts in calling on the major sports leagues to be held […]

09/22/2014

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A Medical Re-Awakening To Issues Of Domestic Violence

Desiree Cooper, a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, said many victims of abuse neglect their healthcare needs.

09/17/2014

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