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Temple Nursing Students Provide ‘Life Support’ To Women In North Philadelphia Shelter

As a pre-graduation requirement, Temple’s nursing students apply what they’ve learned in a real-life setting – at a north Philadelphia women’s shelter.

02/24/2014

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Austrian Native Convicted Of Soliciting Fellow Inmate To Kill His Wife, Then Trying To Have That Man Killed As Well

In a plot worthy of a movie, a Philadelphia man has been convicted of assaulting his wife before soliciting a fellow inmate to kill her, then trying to solicit a second inmate to kill the intended hitman.

01/24/2014

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No Uptick In Domestic Violence On Super Bowl Sunday

Despite reports to the contrary, the day of the Super Bowl does not lead to significantly higher rates of domestic violence. It’s a myth.

01/20/2014

Stigall Show Log 10.15.13

Chris continues his coverage on the negotiations to end the government shutdown, the special Senate election in New Jersey and reveals that Rush Limbaugh is returning to Talk Radio 1210.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/15/2013

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$3M In Funding Helps Renovate, Expand Housing For Victims Of Domestic Abuse

A Philadelphia non-profit that advocates for domestic abuse victims is on track to complete a $3-million renovation and expansion project for its transitional housing program.

08/10/2013

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Family Of Domestic Abuse Victim Starts New Foundation In Her Name

The family of Ellen Robb, who was beaten to death inside her Upper Merion home more than six years ago by her husband – a former Penn economics professor – has started a foundation to raise awareness about domestic violence.

01/27/2013

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Delaware Police Search For Domestic Abuse Suspect

Delaware State Police are searching for Matthew Kerr, who was allegedly involved in two domestic incidents during July.

07/18/2012

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Jimmy Rollins Joins Other Notables In PSA Against Domestic Violence

(Rollins: ) “No woman should have to fear abuse. No man should hit a woman for any reason.”

06/21/2012

(At a Philadelphia City Council hearing, Angelita Dorsey, Lisa Brown, and Renee Norris-Jones testify about the need for shelters of domestic abuse victims.  Photo from City of Phila. TV)

Survivors of Spouse Abuse Plead For More Victim Shelters in Philadelphia

“One day — I’m not sure how — I ran. I packed only the clothes my children and I had, and left,” said one former victim.

03/19/2012

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Brotherly Love: Designing Homes For The Homeless

A Bucks County interior designer now does her job without a paycheck. She uses her talents to make homes for the homeless.

03/13/2012

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Advocates Alarmed By Increase In Local Domestic Abuse Incidents

Advocates for domestic violence victims are concerned about a recent spike in the number of violent incidents involving intimate partners in the Philadelphia suburbs.

02/09/2012

CDC: 25 Percent Of Women Are Victims Of Domestic Violence

A new survey by the Centers for Disease Control finds 25 percent of women are victims of domestic violence — a figure one government official calls astounding.

12/14/2011

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4th Annual Walk Against Domestic Violence This Weekend In Philadelphia

They’ll be walking this weekend to raise money for Philadelphia’s domestic violence hotline, and participant registration for the benefit is taking place now.

10/20/2011

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Bill Expanding Housing Rights of Abuse Victims Moves Forward in Philadelphia

Some dramatic testimony dominated the hearing. Several women who have been abused by their husbands or ex-husbands testified that they couldn’t get out of leases when they tried to move.

09/28/2011

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Delaware Man Arrested On Drug Charges After Domestic Incident

Delaware State Police have arrested a man involved in a domestic-related incident in Felton Friday night.

01/22/2011

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