Latest Domestic assault News

Domestic dispute ends in lengthy standoff, officer shot

Oct. 15, 2019 7:50 AM EDT

LOWER SWATARA, Pa. (AP) — A lengthy standoff spurred by a domestic dispute in a Pennsylvania town ended with a police officer shot and a man facing charges. Lower Swatara police responded late Monday to a unit in a trailer park where a woman was reportedly being held against her will. When officers entered...

'Clueless' actress Stacey Dash charged with domestic battery

Sep. 30, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — An actress known for appearing in the 1990s comedy "Clueless" faces a domestic battery charge in Florida. A Pasco County Sheriff's Office report says 52-year-old Stacey Dash was arrested Sunday night. The report says Dash got into a verbal argument with a man at a New Port...

Domestic assault charge against Vols' Thompson dismissed

Sep. 23, 2019 11:04 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A misdemeanor domestic assault charge against Tennessee cornerback Bryce Thompson has been dropped after his girlfriend requested the dismissal. Thompson was arrested after an Aug. 24 argument with his girlfriend at his dorm. The woman involved in the argument, who says she has been...

AP source: Yanks' Germán checked for alleged home incident

Sep. 20, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán is being investigated for an alleged domestic violence incident involving his girlfriend at home this week, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Friday. The person spoke under condition of anonymity because no details have...

CB Bryce Thompson will travel to Vols' game at No. 9 Florida

Sep. 18, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee cornerback Bryce Thompson will travel to the Volunteers' game at No. 9 Florida after getting arrested last month on a misdemeanor domestic assault charge. Vols coach Jeremy Pruitt said Wednesday that Thompson will make the trip but noted that doesn't necessarily mean the...

NFL suspends Bills' Tyrel Dodson 6 games for domestic abuse

Sep. 13, 2019 10:10 AM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The NFL has suspended Buffalo Bills rookie linebacker Tyrel Dodson for six games as a result of an alleged altercation with his girlfriend at her home in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dodson was suspended for violating the league's personal conduct policy Thursday, a day after the player...

Tennessee CB Thompson permitted to return to practice

Sep. 11, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee cornerback Bryce Thompson has returned to practice less than three weeks after his arrest on a misdemeanor domestic assault charge. When he will start playing again remains uncertain. Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt said Wednesday in a university release that he believes...

NFL At 100: the shadow of domestic violence over league

Sep. 6, 2019 4:20 PM EDT

The NFL got tougher on players charged with domestic violence after mishandling Ray Rice's case five years ago. Still, some don't think the league is tough enough considering a disturbing wave of incidents since Rice's domestic abuse case motivated the league to institute new discipline policies and implement...

Brooklyn Nets player charged with assaulting girlfriend

Sep. 3, 2019 9:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Nets player Rodions Kurucs has been arrested for allegedly assaulting his former girlfriend inside his apartment. The 21-year-old Latvian-born small forward turned himself in on Tuesday and was arraigned on a misdemeanor assault charge. He's due back in court Oct. 21. Police say...

Tennessee suspends cornerback after domestic assault charge

Aug. 26, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt suspended Bryce Thompson indefinitely following the cornerback's arrest on a misdemeanor domestic assault charge, issued a statement about student safety and now is letting the legal process play out. "That's all we're going to talk about that for right...