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Soccer Star Hope Solo Pleads Not Guilty to Domestic Violence

The Seattle Times has reported that Hope Solo, the U.S. women's soccer and Seattle Reign FC goalkeeper, has pleaded not guilty to domestic violence charges lodged against her by her nephew and ...

Three Years of Court Supervision for Domestic Violence Guilty Plea

After pleading guilty to terrorist threats and recklessly endangering another person in a domestic violence incident, a man was sentenced to 10 days already served to 23 months in jail, and a year of ...

Man Charged with Fifth Degree Felony for Beating Pregnant Daughter

A man that beat his pregnant 17 year-old daughter, because she had allegedly refused his order to abort her child, was sentenced to a year in prison in a Sandusky County Common Pleas court, as ...

Man Faces Domestic Violence Charges in Altercation with Domestic Partner

In a rarely reported event of domestic violence between a same-sex couple, a man has been arrested and faces assault and other charges after choking, punching and shoving his domestic life partner, as ...

Children Recorded Mother's Abuse in Domestic Violence Case

A mother of three has pleaded guilty to four charges of aggravated domestic violence and three charges of felony child abuse, after her children presented a tape recording her actions, as reported by ...

Victim Claims Defendant Forced Drugs On Her, Defendant Claimed He Was Trying to Help Drugged Roommate

While a man charged with domestic violence has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors, his victim has written a letter recanting her earlier version of the events that lead up to the man's arrest, as ...

Man Found Guilty for Domestic Violence, Victim Briefly Arrested To Prevent Flight

According to the Kennebec Journal, a man was convicted on January 24 of domestic violence charges in a case where the prosecutor made the unusual move to arrest the victim to prevent her from fleeing ...

After Years of Beating his Wife Man Suddenly Pleads Guilty

After years of physical abuse a husband has pleaded guilty to beating his wife, and withdrew his request to defend himself at his upcoming attempted murder trial, as reported by the New Jersey Herald. ...

Christmas Day Arrest, Following Christmas Eve Attack, for Career Domestic Violence Offender

As reported by the Mohave Valley Daily News, a man that had been arrested for domestic violence before did not escape a new arrest on Christmas day after allegedly pinning his girlfriend to a wall, ...

"Toxic" Relationship with Trombonist Ends in Domestic Violence Guilty Plea

Glen David Andrews, a well known trombonist, has pleaded guilty to domestic violence after originally being charged with attempted murder, in regards to a woman that he had a tumultuous on-again ...

Though Conflicting Evidence, Man Convicted for Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

A woman that began a sexual relationship with a man she met on the Internet, that soon led to a sexual assault, saw her abuser receive a possible lifetime prison sentence after a Windham County jury ...

Drugs and Alcohol a Factor, Not an Excuse, in Domestic Violence Shooting

Although a man claimed to have had no memory of shooting his ex-wife, due to being under the influence of Ambien and alcohol at the time, he pleaded guilty and has been sentenced to 30 years in ...

Wife Didn't Want to Prosecute Husband for Domestic Violence, Still Found Guilty

Though a woman preferred not to prosecute her husband for domestic abuse, the state district attorney pursued the case and was able to obtain a guilty verdict, as reported by the Times Record News ...

Repeat Domestic Violence Offender, Flavor Flav, Facing New Charges

Musical prodigy, rapper and television personality Flavor Flav is facing a charge of domestic violence – not his first – in regards to an incident on October 17 involving his fiancé ...

Lakers' Jordan Hill Pleads Guilty for Beating Girlfriend, May Face Lawsuit Next

The Los Angeles Times, and other media outlets, have reported that Lakers reserve power player Jordan Hill has pleaded no contest to assault, just before he was due to start training camp, in a ...

Signs of Verbal Abuse in a Marriage

Your spouse doesn’t need to physically beat you or threaten you to be abusive. In fact, you can claim that your spouse is abusive if you can prove that he or she has used hurtful and damaging ...

Domestic Violence Victim was Fearful of Ruin by Boyfriend's Powerful Family

As reported by the San Francisco Chronicle and other media, Mason Mayer, the brother of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, threatened to use the "power and influence" of his family if his former ...

Former County Commissioner Pleads Guilty to Domestic Violence, Murder Charge Dropped

Former Mobile, Alabama, County Commissioner Steve Nodine, battling murder and stalking charges for two years, has made a deal with the prosecution and pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence ...

Domestic Violence Leads to Salon Shooting

In Sioux Falls, South Dakota, a father was concerned about their children’s welfare, and decided to take to the hair salon where their wives worked. On September 11 th, they drove to Cost ...

Matrimony Murder Ensues in Pennsylvania

In a story fit for a thriller fit for a thriller movie, a Pennsylvania woman has been accused of stabbing her groom only hours before their wedding. The woman, Na Cola Darcel Franklin, is facing ...

Man Won't See Wife or Daughter for 44 Years Following Brutal Domestic Violence Attack

As reported by the Montgomery News a man has been sentenced to prison for 15 to 34 years followed by 10 years of probation for causing "severe and permanent" injuries to both his wife and ...

Fire Chief Arrested For Domestic Violence Involving Estranged Wife

The fire chief for the city of Danvers, MA, is facing charges of domestic violence and was placed on an administrative leave, due to an altercation that grew physical with his estranged spouse on June ...

15 Year-Old Accuses Father, a Popular Pastor, of Choking and Beating

Well known pastor Creflo Dollar is facing domestic violence charges due to an altercation with his 15-year-old daughter that grew physical, according to Dollar, when she was disrespectful to him, as ...

Mother Charged with Domestic Violence Due to Neglect and Starvation of Her Infant

A 22 year-old mother of two has been found guilty of second degree- domestic violence in regards to her baby boy, when her neglect left him "in jeopardy of starving to death" according to ...

Judge Lifts Pilar Sanders' Gag Order

A famous couple is in the middle of a divorce that involves domestic violence, a restraining order and a gag order as well. However, the gag order was recently lifted and Pilar Sanders wasted no time ...
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