Domestic Violence

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Cardinals’ Dwyer Pleads Not Guilty To Hitting Wife

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer pleaded not guilty on Monday to aggravated assault after being accused of assaulting his wife during two arguments at their Phoenix apartment.

10/06/2014

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference on September 19, 2014 inside the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City. (Source: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Roger Goodell Visits Domestic Violence Hotline Center

Facing criticism about the handling of recent abuse cases, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spent three hours Saturday night visiting the headquarters of the National Domestic Violence Hotline and getting an up-close look at the realities victims face.

09/28/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks during a press conference at the Hilton Hotel on September 19, 2014 in New York City.  (Source: Elsa/Getty Images)

Goodell Meets 11 Former Players To Discuss NFL Conduct

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and chief assistant Troy Vincent have met with 11 former NFL players to discuss ways to improve the league’s personal conduct policy.

09/23/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a press conference during the NBA Summer League on July 15, 2014 at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Source: Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Silver: NBA Will Review Domestic Violence Policies

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Monday his league will “take a fresh look” at its domestic violence procedures in the wake of the NFL’s rash of incidents.

09/22/2014

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft at the Wells Fargo Center on June 27, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Source: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bettman Says NHL Proactive About Off-Ice Conduct

Amid the NFL’s domestic violence scandals, Gary Bettman says the NHL has been proactive about off-ice conduct.

09/22/2014

Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti looks on from the field against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Source: Harry How/Getty Images)

Ravens’ Owner Bisciotti Refutes Rice Case Accusations

Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti criticized a report that suggests he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested for knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator.)

09/22/2014

Tanya Gonzalez (Courtesy: Steve Buonomo)

Family, Friends Gather To Remember Tanya Gonzalez

Family and friends of Tanya Gonzalez, who police found dead in the trunk of her car after a week of searching, gathered Friday evening in her memory.

09/19/2014

Nubia Barahona (Photo provided by CBS4 Viewer)

Sister Of Brutally Slain Nubia Barahona Sues DCF

The adoptive sister of Nubia Barahona, a young girl who died in the custody of her adoptive parents, has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Children and Families.

09/16/2014

Paul George #24 of the Indiana Pacers addresses the media at the post-game press conference after Game Five of the East Conference Finals  against the Miami Heat at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on May 28, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Source: Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pacers’ George Apologizes For Twitter Comments Defending Ray Rice

NBA star Paul George got the message quickly Thursday.

09/11/2014

Image from an elevator where Ray Rice strikes his then-fiancee Janay, knocking her out cold. (Source: TMZ)

Ray Rice Video Sheds Light On Domestic Violence

The video has been all over social media, and it’s difficult to watch. It shows ex-Ravens running back Ray Rice slug his then-fiancee Janay not once, but twice in an elevator at an Atlantic City Casino. She was knocked out cold, then dragged out and left sprawled on the ground, laying there, not moving.

CBS Miami–09/10/2014

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