Advocates Seek Laws to Make Offenders More AccounableAdvocates for domestic violence victims are urging Connecticut lawmakers to pass legislation in the upcoming session that makes offenders more accountable for their actions.
Malloy Holds Signing Ceremony For Restraining Order Gun BillGovernor Dannel P. Malloy held a ceremonial bill signing Friday for legislation that bars people with temporary restraining orders against them from possessing firearms.
Lawmakers Optimistic Restraining Order Change Will PassConnecticut legislative leaders were optimistic Wednesday that this is the year the General Assembly will pass legislation barring people with temporary restraining orders against them from possessing firearms.
Connecticut Inmates Donate Funds To Pay For Police ToolA donation from inmates at the Brooklyn Correctional Institution in eastern Connecticut will help fund a tool used by police officers investigating cases of domestic violence.
Yanks Chapman Accepts 30 Game SuspensionNew York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman agreed to accept a 30-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy, a penalty stemming from an incident with his girlfriend last October.
Arrest In Domestic Assault CaseA Springfield, Massachusetts man is facing charges in South Windsor stemming from a domestic violence investigation.
Name Of Fairfield Man Shot And Killed By Police ReleasedAuthorities have released the name of the Fairfield man shot and killed by police responding to a domestic violence call that sent a woman and three children to the hospital.
Length Of Stay At Domestic Violence Shelters Has IncreasedA report by the Connecticut Women's Education and Legal Fund shows the average length of stay at domestic violence shelters in Connecticut has increased over several years.
State Police Say Killingworth Deaths Were Murder-suicideConnecticut State Police say a Killingworth man shot and killed his wife before turning the gun on himself.
Man Gets 40-year Sentence After Admitting He Strangled WifeA 43-year-old New Britain man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to strangling his wife to death in the couple's home.
Oxford Man Pleads In Killing of Wife, Wounding Of Mother-in-lawA guilty plea was entered today, in a deadly shooting used as an example by people opposed to domestic violence and by people seeking gun control legislation.
Wife Was Pregnant During Bloody Hookah Lounge Sword FightAccording to court paperwork released today, a Farmington woman was pregnant during a domestic violence fight with her husband, at his West Hartford hookah lounge.