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Texas Shooter Demanded to Know Where Ex Was

Suspect Ron Haskell attacked own mother last week

(Newser) - Cassidy Stay, the 15-year-old girl who saved her grandparents from the gunman who massacred the rest of her family , is expected to make a full recovery from the gunshot wound that fractured her skull, her grandfather says. "We are in awe of her bravery and courage in calling 911,... More »

Cops: Texas Man Kills 4 Kids

Death toll at 6; suspect surrenders after 3-hour standoff

(Newser) - Police say a man killed six people—four of them children—at a suburban Houston home last night. He also critically wounded a 15-year-old girl, authorities say. She was apparently able to call 911 to tell police what kind of car he was driving, and where he was headed next,... More »

Cops: Man Late for Cruise Hits Wife With Car

Couple refused boarding in NYC tried to drive to Florida

(Newser) - After a flight, a desperate drive for hundreds of miles, and an alleged attempted murder, Michael Barber of South Carolina still missed his cruise and may now miss quite a few years of freedom. Police say that after Barber and his wife flew to New York to embark on a... More »

Hope Solo Ordered Away From Half-Sis, Nephew, Booze

She pleads not guilty to domestic assault

(Newser) - Soccer star Hope Solo has been ordered to stay away from alcohol—and the half-sister and nephew she is accused of assaulting —as a condition of release after her arrest on domestic violence charges. The 32-year-old US goalkeeper pleaded not guilty to two counts of fourth-degree domestic violence assault... More »

Hope Solo Accused of Domestic Violence

Police say soccer star hit her sister and nephew

(Newser) - Soccer star Hope Solo is involved in another domestic violence case, but this time as the one facing charges. Police say the 32-year-old hit her sister and her nephew last night during an "out-of-control" party at Solo's home in the Seattle suburb of Kirkland, reports the Seattle Times... More »

Cops: Brother Hits Brother With ... Pot Plants

Things got a little heated in Florida

(Newser) - A Florida man has introduced the nation to a heretofore unrecognized danger of marijuana: its potential as a weapon. A 31-year-old in Polk County faces domestic assault charges after he allegedly pulled 3-foot-long pot plants out of the ground and bashed his brother in the face with them, reports WTSP... More »

Grayson's Wife Drops Domestic Complaint

Congressman's lawyer: 'It was all made up'

(Newser) - Last week, Florida Rep. Alan Grayson's estranged wife sought an injunction against him for domestic violence; now, she's dropping the effort, the Orlando Sentinel reports. She "will no longer pursue a restraining order against him," says a Grayson rep, per Politico . The Democrat "never did... More »

Wife Accuses Rep. Grayson of Domestic Violence

Florida Democrat denies he shoved Lolita Grayson during dispute

(Newser) - Things have gotten pretty ugly in Rep. Alan Grayson 's divorce from his wife of 24 years. Lolita Grayson has been granted a temporary protective order against the Florida Democrat, whom she accuses of shoving her against a door, and causing her to fall to the ground during a... More »

Cops: Mary J. Blige's Dad Stabbed by Ex-Girlfriend

It's the seventh domestic violence incident between the two

(Newser) - If you thought your relationship with your ex was rough, just be glad you're not Mary J. Blige's father. Thomas Blige, 63, was found at his home yesterday with three stab wounds, including one in his neck, following what police believe was an encounter with his former girlfriend.... More »

Hong Kong Arrests Woman Accused of Torturing Maid

Treatment of Erwiana Sulistyaningsih has sparked protests

(Newser) - Hong Kong police today arrested a woman accused of torturing her Indonesian maid, a day after thousands rallied in protest of the maid's treatment. Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, 23, returned to Indonesia last week, reportedly unable to walk thanks to her injuries. She's now being treated at a hospital there,... More »

Man's Sentence: Write 'Boys Do Not Hit Girls' 5K Times

Pacer Anthony Ferguson also gets 6 months in jail ... and 8 years for 2nd crime

(Newser) - It's a tale of two men out of Montana: One an infamous felon, one a rather infamous judge. Pacer Anthony Ferguson showed up twice in Yellowstone County District Court this week. One appearance was about an attempted robbery that took place at knife-point in a Walmart parking lot in... More »

Woman Stabs Fiance Over Wedding Colors

Krysta James charged with criminal domestic violence

(Newser) - Planning a wedding can be stressful. So stressful, in fact, you might feel the need to ... stab your fiance? Police say a South Carolina couple were discussing their upcoming wedding on Christmas Day when an argument broke out over the wedding's color scheme. When the groom-to-be tried to leave... More »

127 Hours Hiker Walks, Gal Charged With Assault

Aron Ralston won't face charge domestic assault charge

(Newser) - America's most famous one-armed hiker skirted an assault charge today but his girlfriend wasn't quite so lucky, the Denver Post reports. Ralston and girlfriend Vita Shannon, both 38, were arrested Saturday night in Denver and each charged with one count of assault and one count of wrongs to... More »

127 Hours Hiker Arrested for Domestic Assault

Aron Ralston was also charged with doing wrong to minors

(Newser) - The hiker who cut off part of his arm in a Utah canyon and inspired the harrowing movie 127 Hours was arrested yesterday by Denver police on domestic violence charges, the Denver Post reports. Aron Ralston, 38, faces one count of wrongs to minors and one count of assault. The... More »

Zimmerman Search Turned Up Lots of Weapons, Ammo

He ditches public defender for private lawyer

(Newser) - Cops found a hefty cache of weapons and ammo at the home George Zimmerman shared with his girlfriend after his arrest on domestic violence charges last week, CNN reports. A search turned up three handguns, a 12-gauge shotgun, an AR-15 rifle, and 106 rounds of ammunition, according to court documents... More »

Zimmerman: She 'Went Crazy on Me'

Girlfriend: 'You put your gun in my freaking face!'

(Newser) - George Zimmerman is back in jail and Florida authorities have released 911 calls giving conflicting versions of the events leading up to his arrest on domestic violence charges yesterday. In girlfriend Samantha Scheibe's call, she can be heard shouting "You put your gun in my freaking face and... More »

Zimmerman Aimed Shotgun at Me: Girlfriend

Trayvon Martin's killer arrested on domestic violence charges

(Newser) - George Zimmerman is in police custody once again. He was arrested today on domestic violence charges after his girlfriend said he broke a table and pointed a shotgun at her in a dispute, WFTV reports. He then pushed her outside and barricaded the door, police deputies said. But Zimmerman removed... More »

Zimmerman Threatened Me With Hand on Gun: Wife

Estranged wife Shellie called police this afternoon

(Newser) - George Zimmerman's estranged wife called police to a Lake Mary residence this afternoon for a "possible domestic battery," police tell the Orlando Sentinel . The AP reports soon-to-be ex-wife Shellie Zimmerman called police from her father's house, saying that Zimmerman threatened her and her father "with... More »

Mom Killed Boyfriend, Left Him in Freezer: Cops

Police search for kids

(Newser) - Police say a Minnesota mom beat her boyfriend to death with a closet rod and stuck his body in a freezer—"a big trunk freezer, the kind your grandmother had," says a prosecutor. Jetaun Helen Wheeler of Shorewood, a 29-year-old with three kids, has been charged with second-degree... More »

Domestic Violence Victims Can Face Eviction for Dialing 911

The dark side to 'nuisance' ordinances

(Newser) - When Lakisha Briggs' violent boyfriend showed up at her door last year, fresh from a prison stint related to their last fight, calling 911 and kicking him out was not an option, she tells the New York Times . Why? Because Norristown, Pennsylvania, where she lived, has a law that means... More »

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