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Domestic violence measures clear Md. Legislature

Two measures to help battle domestic violence have been passed by the Maryland General Assembly.

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 12:28am EDT

Tags: Martin OMalley

Maryland stands alone in protective order law

Some say it's tough to get protection from abuse.

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 11:53am EST

Tags: protective orders

O'Malley speaks out against domestic violence

The surest means of stopping domestic violence is early intervention, Gov. Martin O'Malley says.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 03:35am EST

Tags: Martin OMalley,

Watchdog group calls on judges to better protect domestic violence victims

Court Watch, a group that monitors Maryland's courts, has offered Montgomery County Circuit Court judges suggestions on how to better protect victims of domestic violence.

Thursday - 11/14/2013, 05:25pm EST

Tags: Montgomery County Circuit Court, Court Watch Montgomery, Laurie Duker, Darren Popkin, John Debelius, Kate Ryan

Police: Md. man shoots daughter, wife, himself

Saturday - 08/24/2013, 02:40pm EDT

Tags: Dundalk, shooting,

Gansler to talk about domestic violence prevention

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 03:31am EDT

Tags: Doug Gansler,

Md. bill would add time for crimes committed around kids

Under a proposed bill, violent offenders in Maryland could have five years added to their prison sentence if the crime occurs around children.

Sunday - 03/24/2013, 05:17pm EDT

Tags: Doug Gansler, angela alsobrooks, Maryland General Assembly

Largely hidden, dating violence is prevalent in teen relationships

One in three teens is a victim of dating violence. Montgomery County has stepped up awareness efforts for students and their parents.

Monday - 03/04/2013, 06:57am EST

Tags: paula wolfson, dating violence, teens, abusive relationships, Domestic Violence Coordinating Council of Montgomery County,

Domestic violence top cause of homicides in affluent Fairfax Co. in 2009

Domestic violence is the leading cause of homicides in one of the richest counties in the nation. A new report details the circumstances leading up to these deaths and steps that can be taken to better protect victims.

Friday - 02/22/2013, 01:15pm EST

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Kaye Kory

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