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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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Report: Connecticut Averages 14 Domestic Homicides

A new report shows Connecticut averaged about 14 domestic violence-related homicides each year between 2000 and 2012.

07/29/2014

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4 Reasons Why We Should Have Foreseen Hope Solo’s Meltdown

Hope Solo allegedly attacked her sister and nephew, while everyone is shocked it’s probably something we should have seen coming.

06/26/2014

A mobile phone set to dial the Connecticut domestic violence hotline. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer

After Bristol Domestic Violence Killing, A Reminder That Help Is Available

Following a domestic violence murder-suicide in Bristol, the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence is reminding people that help is available, through a 24-hour hotline.

06/06/2014

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Former Boyfriend Pleads Guilty In Acid Attack

A Florida man today pleaded guilty to trying to disfigure his former girlfriend with acid, in a Stamford attack.

06/05/2014

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