Latest Domestic assault News

Russian feminist runs for Duma to take on domestic violence

Sep. 15, 2021 02:43 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Alyona Popova’s campaign rhetoric is blunt: Unless she is elected to parliament, there won’t be much hope for a law against domestic violence in Russia. One of the country’s most ardent feminists, Popova has fought for years to lobby members of the...

NYPD: Off-duty cop, terrorized by husband, leaps to safety

Sep. 14, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An off-duty New York City police officer escaped out a second-floor window after her husband took what investigators believe to be her service weapon and shot at officers responding to a domestic violence call Tuesday morning at their home near Kennedy Airport, police said....

Man dies after combative arrest for domestic assault

Sep. 14, 2021 12:51 PM EDT

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A domestic abuse suspect who became combative during a medical call for him early Tuesday in Waukesha has died after officers took him into custody, according to police. Officers responded to a home in Waukesha about 1 a.m. to assist firefighters...

Fugitive charged with killing boyfriend arrested in Missouri

Sep. 14, 2021 09:19 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a woman who is charged with fatally shooting her boyfriend one week after she was accused of disabling her electronic monitoring device and fleeing. The Kansas City Star reports that Jackson County Sheriff’s Office...

Charges upgraded for man accused of shooting his wife

Sep. 11, 2021 16:46 PM EDT

ST. MARTIN, Miss. (AP) — A man accused of shooting his estranged wife multiple times before barricading himself inside a Mississippi home faces upgraded charges in the incident. Vinet Williams Moore, 41, is accused of shooting his wife, Michelle Coleman, 43, several...

Sheriff's office IDs two people killed after police pursuit

Sep. 10, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

WALFORD, Iowa (AP) — The Linn County Sheriff’s Department has identified a man and woman from Cedar Rapids who died in a crash shortly after a deputy called off a pursuit of their car because it was driving recklessly. Officers received a call Wednesday about a...

Two Sedgwick County deputies injured by jail inmate

Sep. 09, 2021 12:14 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Two Sedgwick County Sheriff’s detention center officers suffered injuries to their hands when they were attacked by an inmate with a metal shank, the department said. Two corporals and a deputy were escorting a 56-year-old inmate back to his cell...

Ex-Puerto Rico boxer charged in domestic violence case

Sep. 08, 2021 17:55 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Former boxer Juan Manuel López was charged Wednesday in a domestic violence case and released under electronic surveillance after posting a $175,000 bail. The charges, including seven counts of aggravated assault and physical and...

New Mexico police probe officer-involving fatal shooting

Sep. 07, 2021 17:42 PM EDT

MORIARTY, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police said Tuesday they are investigating the fatal shooting of a 46-year-old suspect who fired at a SWAT team during a standoff with Albuquerque police. The victim who fired multiple shots at officers responding to a domestic...

Sheriff: Man shot after break-in, assault of ex-girlfriend

Sep. 06, 2021 14:16 PM EDT

MOUNT HEALTHY, Ohio (AP) — A man was shot and killed after allegedly breaking into an Ohio home and assaulting an ex-girlfriend over the weekend, authorities said. The Hamilton County sheriff's office said 33-year-old Gregory Lyle climbed through a window of the Mount...