The Bears released DE Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest that police say stemmed from him assaulting a woman who was holding a baby.
After the rally outside on Chestnut Street, the group gathered inside First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia to share tales of survival.
Police say the dead woman’s boyfriend had blood on his face, hands, and jeans, a cut on his forehead, his shirt ripped, and scratches on his chest when they arrived.
Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, which has been “vacated immediately,” the players’ union said Friday.
Philadelphia police say they get about 100,000 calls each year related to domestic abuse — more than 300 a day.
Domestic violence can steal a victim’s confidence and trust, and make them feel like they won’t ever succeed. But they can. In this week’s story of Brotherly Love, a non-profit is coaching women to be entrepreneurs.
The program, called “Hopeline,” is a joint effort among the Philadelphia local of the Fraternal Order of Police, the Philadelphia Police Department, Verizon, and the organization “Women Against Abuse.”
To mark National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a special ceremony will be held today in Burlington County.
Amid all the controversy surrounding incidents of domestic violence in the NFL, a Montgomery County organization dedicated to ending abuse will raise money this weekend to help fund their programs.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed the media after nine days of silence, regarding the NFL’s recent domestic violence issues.
Information and resources on domestic violence.
“We must end this violence, we must end the cycle of domestic violence,” said Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera who brought chit chat on the Assembly floor to a sudden stop when she revealed her mother was the victim of domestic violence.
Among the measures up for a vote in the Assembly on Monday is one that would allow victims of domestic violence to testify via closed-circuit video, rather than be required to appear in the courtroom with the suspected offender.
Chris discussed the Thursday Night Football broadcast’s address of domestic violence, the withdrawal of a class action lawsuit against David Letterman, and Ted Cruz being booed off stage by a Christian group. He talked to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday at 7:00, Ray Didinger at 8:00, and Author Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz at 8:20.
Initially, the NFL gave Rice a two-game suspension. Now, the Ravens have terminated his contract.