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Groups call for more domestic violence protections

The Ray Rice case continues to stir up controversy and now 20 years after the Violence Against Women Act passed, groups are advocating for more protection for victims.

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 02:44pm EDT

Tags: Jamie Forzato, Ravens, Ray Rice, Violence Against Women Act

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The NFL's problem with women

They make up nearly half of the NFL's fan base, yet women have long been disregarded and disrespected by the game. Is the sport finally waking up?

Friday - 08/29/2014, 02:39am EDT

Tags: nfl, Roger Goodell, noah frank

PG officer suspended over assault charge

Police in Prince George's County say a rookie patrol officer has been suspended after being charged with assault related to a domestic "situation."

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Tags: Prince Georges County Police Department

Group aims to help pets, owners who experience domestic violence

When people are subject to domestic violence, their pets aren't safe either. And the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals wants to help.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 05:21am EDT

Tags: pets, american society for the prevention of cruelty to animals, ASPCA

Study: Children from violent homes are being put in danger

A new study released Thursday by an advocacy group in Montgomery County sheds light on what researchers say is a lack of resources in cases of domestic abuse.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 03:38pm EDT

Tags: supervised visitation, Children

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

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