The Aurora shooter had a history of domestic violence and assault. He never should have had a gun.

Posted on February 19, 2019

Even a background check didn’t prevent Gary Martin from getting a firearm — even though he shouldn’t have been able to.  By Amanda Sakuma  The warning  Continue Reading »

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Bill passes through Senate to classify non-fatal strangulation as felony

Posted on February 19, 2019

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WBKO) — Kentucky’s Senate passed SB 70 today to address non-fatal strangulation. The piece of legislation would make the crime a felony. It would  Continue Reading »

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Choking game: Internet challenge leads to teen’s death, family says

Posted on February 19, 2019

A 13-year-old girl has died after playing a dangerous game that involves choking. The dangerous dare is also known as the “pass out” game in  Continue Reading »

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DeKalb County police, Safe Passage key on abusers who go for the throat

Posted on February 15, 2019

Initiative finds spike in attempted strangulation in DeKalb County By Christopher Heimerman Note to readers: The Daily Chronicle has agreed not to identify the woman  Continue Reading »

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Majority of inmates at women’s prison ‘have signs of brain injury’

Posted on February 11, 2019

New study links prevalence of severe head injuries to offending rates A study of female prisoners has found that 65% of inmates at one women’s  Continue Reading »

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