Latest Domestic assault News

Predators' Watson charged with domestic assault

Jun. 20, 2018 2:00 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson was arrested on a charge of domestic assault involving his girlfriend over the weekend. Franklin Police Lt. Charles Warner said Wednesday that Watson was arrested Saturday evening. Watson was released from jail on $4,500 bond and is due in...

White nationalist leader released from Kentucky jail

Jun. 20, 2018 11:59 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A leading white nationalist figure has been released from a Kentucky jail after serving a sentence for violating his probation for harassing a protester at a 2016 Donald Trump campaign rally. Louisville Metro Department of Corrections spokesman Steve Durham says Matthew Heimbach was...

The Latest: Friend says mother of 4 killed children in shock

Jun. 12, 2018 5:01 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on officer shooting and hostage situation with children in Orlando (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A family representative who started a GoFund Me campaign to help cover funeral expenses of the four children killed by a felon while in a standoff with police says the mother is...

Former deputy accused of domestic violence, sexual assault

Jun. 12, 2018 10:25 AM EDT

PALMERDALE, Ala. (AP) — A former deputy accused of choking one woman and sexually assaulting another is jailed in Alabama. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office told news outlets Monday that 27-year-old James William Parsons is charged with escape as well as domestic violence by strangulation and sodomy....

Gunman kills self, 4 child hostages after Florida standoff

Jun. 12, 2018 7:57 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — After a standoff of more than 21 hours, officers entered an apartment where a felon with a gun had barricaded himself with four children and found them all dead, a police chief said. The hostage situation began when the girlfriend of Gary Wayne Lindsey Jr. left the apartment and told...

SD pitcher Torres suspended after domestic violence charges

Jun. 8, 2018 5:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — San Diego Padres pitcher Jose Torres has accepted a suspension without pay for the rest of the year by Major League Baseball after his December arrest on domestic violence charges. Commissioner Rob Manfred said Friday the penalty is retroactive to June 5 and covers 100 games. The suspension...

Authorities: Woman burned in domestic violence incident dies

Jun. 7, 2018 5:57 PM EDT

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina woman who was set on fire during a domestic violence incident last December has died. The Henderson County Sheriff's Office told news outlets 44-year Teresa Ann Stallings died Thursday. A sheriff's office SWAT Team and a hostage negotiator...

Big Sky bans athletes with convictions for violent crimes

Jun. 5, 2018 2:13 PM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The Big Sky Conference has adopted a rule that would ban student-athletes with convictions for violent crimes from participating in sports or receiving athletic scholarships at league schools. Commissioner Andrea Williams says the rule sets the expectations the conference has for its...

Police: 100s of snakes, mice in sexual abuse suspect's home

Jun. 3, 2018 1:42 PM EDT

WEST BEND, Wis. (AP) — Police investigating a sexual assault suspect discovered hundreds of snakes, mice and other small animals, including some that had died, in the foul-smelling basement of his southeastern Wisconsin home. West Bend police say officers found 160 snakes, more than 250 mice, as well as...

49ers ease Reuben Foster back into action after legal case

May. 30, 2018 6:51 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers are easing linebacker Reuben Foster back into the system after he missed the start of the offseason program while dealing with a domestic violence case that was eventually dropped. Foster was not allowed to participate in the offseason program until a...