Latest Domestic assault News

Report: Mississippi lawmaker punched wife in face over sex

May. 21, 2019 8:08 PM EDT

LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — A south Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face after she didn't undress quickly enough when the lawmaker wanted to have sex, according to a police report in the case. Republican state Rep. Doug McLeod of Lucedale was arrested Saturday on a misdemeanor domestic violence...

The Latest: Lawmaker asked to resign if abuse charge true

May. 21, 2019 6:43 PM EDT

LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi lawmaker accused of punching his wife (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Mississippi's House speaker says a state lawmaker should resign if he punched his wife in the face. Republican Speaker Philip Gunn says he has tried to contact Republican Rep. Doug McLeod...

Dodgers' Urías reinstated from administrative leave

May. 21, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías was reinstated from administrative leave by Major League Baseball on Tuesday. Urías was placed on leave while MLB officials looked into his May 13 arrest for investigation of misdemeanor domestic battery. Police said Urías...

Dodgers' Julio Urías arrested in domestic battery case

May. 15, 2019 12:23 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías was placed on administrative leave Tuesday by Major League Baseball following his arrest for investigation of misdemeanor domestic battery. Urías was taken into custody Monday night in the parking lot of a shopping mall, Los Angeles police...

Ex-Redskins player found guilty of assaulting ex-girlfriend

May. 3, 2019 9:06 AM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Former Washington Redskins defensive back Curtis Jordan has been found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend at her Virginia Beach home. The Virginian-Pilot reports Jordan was convicted Thursday of unlawful wounding in the 2015 assault on Jamie Alexandra Dale. He's set to be...

Correction: Ex-TCU Star-Girlfriend Assaulted story

Apr. 30, 2019 5:01 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — In a story April 29 about former TCU receiver and returner KaVontae Turpin pleading guilty to assaulting his girlfriend, The Associated Press reported erroneously the charge's category and sentencing range. The charge was a Class A misdemeanor with a possible sentencing range of up...

Column: In the NFL, it always comes down to the bottom line

Apr. 26, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

Frank Clark will be making big bucks next season in the NFL. Kareem Hunt gets a shot at redemption. That video of Jeffery Simmons will be forgiven. Ditto for Nick Bosa's tweets. Chances are, someone will find a way to employ Tyreek Hill. With the NFL — and, really, everything in life — it always...

Chiefs: DA reopens domestic violence case involving Hill

Apr. 26, 2019 5:07 PM EDT

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Friday a local prosecutor has reopened a domestic violence investigation involving suspended wide receiver Tyreek Hill after a TV station broadcast audio in which Hill and his fiancee discuss injuries to their 3-year-old son. Reid and...

The Latest: Chiefs defend Clark deal in wake of Hill case

Apr. 26, 2019 4:48 PM EDT

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on developments in the domestic abuse incident involving Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (all times local): 3:40 p.m. The Kansas City Chiefs are defending their decision to give pass rusher Frank Clark a $105.5 million, five-year contract despite a history...

Chiefs' addition of Clark another controversial decision

Apr. 24, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have made a habit of inciting controversy during the NFL draft in the Andy Reid era by acquiring players that have a history of off-the-field issues. This year, they didn't even wait until the draft. The Chiefs swung a blockbuster trade with the Seattle...