Women choked by a partner are at high risk of later violence. 1,000 Salt Lake City-area emergency responders have been trained to better protect them.

Posted on June 9, 2019

By Paighten Harkins A woman’s risk of being killed after a nonfatal strangulation can increase seven-fold, research shows. But victims often minimize such choking attacks, and because  Continue Reading »

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Indiana prosecutors applaud bill they say will strengthen protections for victims

Posted on June 5, 2019

By Katrina Helmer JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) – Governor Eric Holcomb signed Indiana’s victims’ rights bill recently, and local prosecutors are eagerly preparing for the changes  Continue Reading »

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Wife testifies in husband’s bond hearing after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend in self-defense

Posted on May 31, 2019

By Gloria Gomez TAMPA, Fla. (FOX 13) – Murder defendant John James McQueen admitted to killing his girlfriend, Kelaina Adkins, and later telling detectives, “she was never  Continue Reading »

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Strangulation of Women Is Common, Chilling – and Often a Grim Harbinger

Posted on May 29, 2019

By Whitney Bryen On a June night last year, an argument broke out at an Atoka County home. A woman’s teenage daughter was playing loud  Continue Reading »

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New Law Makes Domestic Violence Trauma A Factor In Sentencing In New York

Posted on May 23, 2019

By Celia Clark/WSKG New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a law that will allow courts to consider a woman’s experience of domestic violence when  Continue Reading »

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