domestic violence

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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

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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

Governor Dannel Malloy holds discussion on domestic violence. WTIC Photo by Brett Leiter

Roundtable Discussion On Domestic Violence

(West Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Elected and education officials sat down today for a roundtable discussion on domestic violence in West Hartford. The issue has received attention not only with the Ray Rice case but […]

09/10/2014

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

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