COVID-19 pandemic sparked an increase in fear, especially among women: study – National

The COVID-19 pandemic led to an increase in anxiety and depressive disorders around the world, especially among women and young people, according to a study published Friday in the Lancet. Young people suffered because school closures kept them away from friends, and many women found themselves being duped by housework and at increased risk of … Read more

Queens Man refuses to get out of tree, police negotiate for third day – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Friday is day three of an ongoing police effort to get a man out of a tree queens. Roody Thomas climbed the tree in an attempt to evade the police and has been there since around 2pm on Wednesday. READ MORE: Deadline Reached for Connecticut State Employees to Comply with COVID … Read more

Case Gabby Petito, Brian Laundrie: Joseph Petito shares Instagram post to ‘do better’

Gabby Petito’s father shared a touching new image of his daughter in an Instagram post saying “changes are on the way”. Gabby Petito’s father has posted an image of his tragic daughter on social media – along with a plea to “do better”. The New York Post reports that Joseph Petito shared the never-before-seen photo … Read more

Ex-UFC Champion Jon Jones, Fiance Kiss in Instagram Post After Domestic Violence Arrest | Sport

Former UFC Champion Jon Jones was arrested Friday (Sept. 24) by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on charges of domestic violence involving his fiancée. It appears that Jones, 34, and his fiancée, Jessie Moses, 34, have made amends following the domestic dispute, according to: TMZ. On his Instagram to share an intimate moment, the … Read more

Tarrant County Launches Educational Efforts on Domestic Violence – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office has launched an annual educational effort to draw attention to the prevalence of domestic violence. According to the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office, domestic violence is the third most common crime in Tarrant County. “Not in My Province” takes place every October during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This … Read more

DENVER DOUBLE STABBS: Women killed in domestic violence stabbing leave children behind

DENVER (KDVR) — The two women in Denver killed this week in suspected domestic violence stabbing have been identified, with those who knew them saying they were close neighbors. Katherine Pivoda, 33, and Jennifer Gelvin, 49, were pronounced dead Wednesday in the 2200 block of South Marion Street, according to the Denver Office of the … Read more

New details emerge in Jon Jones domestic violence case

Details have come to light regarding the September 24 arrest of former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on charges of felony, domestic violence and misdemeanor in Las Vegas. USA today reports that Jones allegedly had his fiancée, Jessie Moses, bleeding in a room at Caesars Place hotel and casino — a claim he denied. … Read more

One person in custody after two bodies were found in WA house: Police

A 47-year-old man has been taken into custody and detectives are moving into a property where two people were found dead. The murder spies are fleeing to a house south of Perth where two bodies were found dead and a 47-year-old man was taken into custody. Police have not yet been able to reveal the … Read more

Task Force on Domestic Violence Calls for Better Protection of Victims, Rehabilitation of Offenders

SINGAPORE: A domestic violence task force has made several recommendations, including tougher regulations and support for survivors of domestic violence, highlighting that perpetrators also need help and rehabilitation. The Taskforce on Family Violence was established in February last year to better understand the domestic violence landscape in Singapore, identify areas for improvement and make recommendations … Read more

Case Gabby Petito: Colorado Domestic Violence Group Talks and Lessons Learned

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colorado (KDVR) — No conclusions have been drawn about the murder of Gabby Petito, but many people talk about domestic violence. Candace Cooledge is the Executive Director of PorchLight, a family law center in Jefferson County. Like most of us, she’s looked into the Petito case and recognizes signs of domestic violence from… … Read more

Cortez Banks indicted for murder in Crystal Knife Attack; Victims Expected to Survive – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A man in Brooklyn Park is charged with murder in connection with a knife attack that injured two women in Crystal early Saturday morning. Police say it happened around 1:30 a.m. at a residence on the 5000 block of Douglas Drive after someone “screamed for help” at 911. Officers arrived on the … Read more

The Utah Park Ranger warned that his relationship with Brian Laundry looked ‘toxic’

A National Park Service law enforcement ranger who responded to a domestic incident between Brian Laundry and Gabby Petito in Utah last month warned the woman that her relationship with the laundry looked “toxic.” “I was much clearer than I was with her,” said Melissa Hulls, a visitor and resource conservation supervisor at Arches National … Read more

2 women injured, man arrested after stabbing crystal – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police in Crystal say a man was arrested early Monday morning and two women were injured after a stabbing. Police responded to the 5000 block of Douglas Drive around 1:30 a.m. after someone “screamed for help” at 911. Officers found a man and two women with stab wounds. They have all been … Read more

Gabby Petito: Missing Woman Spotted in Utah Police Dash Cam with Brian Laundrie

Police have released dashcam footage of a distraught Gabby Petito describing a fight with her fiancé weeks before she was reported missing. Police bodycam footage has been released of officers speaking to Gabby Petito and her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, in Utah after responding to a 911 call about a domestic incident a month before she … Read more

80-year-old woman arrested for deadly shooting during ‘domestic disturbance’ in Kaufman County – CBS Dallas/Fort Worth

KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – An 80-year-old woman is in the Kaufman County Jail on Tuesday evening, September 14, after the fatal shooting of a 52-year-old woman. What the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office calls a domestic disturbance happened around 4:40 p.m. on the 12000 block of FM 1836. When officers arrived, they found the victim … Read more

Australia sees rise in domestic violence during epidemic: survey

SYDNEY, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) – Australian researchers at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) have published a survey on how the epidemic has made domestic and domestic violence in the country more common and serious. The study, published in the Australian Journal of Social Issues, found that 2 per cent of domestic and domestic violence … Read more

The National Summit on Women’s Security ended in stoush, with criticism of the federal government for its ‘platitudes’

The National Women’s Security Summit has ended in a political stoush, with some state ministers backing critics of the federal government who argue it has failed to address violence against women. Highlights: The summit was called after Britney Higgins was accused of raping a colleague inside parliament Gabriel Williams accused the federal government of failing … Read more

Nick Firkus Indicted in the 2010 St. Paul Murder Case of the Woman – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A man from Mounds View was charged more than a decade ago with the murder of his wife. Nick Firkus (credit Dakota Co. Law Firm) A Ramsey County grand jury has charged 38-year-old Nicholas Firkus with first-degree murder. He was arrested in May on suspicion of the 2010 murder of 25-year-old Heidi … Read more

National Summit on Women’s Safety: Domestic Violence, Homelessness

Hundreds of domestic violence and homelessness groups have joined forces to urge the federal government to provide more safe and affordable social housing. Domestic violence and homelessness groups are demanding a federal government commitment to more safe and affordable social housing ahead of the National Summit on Women’s Security. Housing is only briefly mentioned on … Read more

Statement of the press council | the Mercury

The Press Council has ruled that an article about the Black Lives Matter protests in Australia violates the Standards of Practice. The Press Council has verified whether its Standards of Practice were violated by an article published in print by The Sunday Telegraph on June 14, 2020, entitled “Where is the real justice?”. The article … Read more

Press Council Decision | NT News

See full Press Council decision The Press Council considers that the standard of practice has been violated by the Sunday Telegraph on 14 June 2020 “Where is the real justice?” The article comments on the ‘Black Lives Matter’ in June 2020 over police behavior and black deaths in custody in Australia. The article states: “The … Read more

Press Council Decision | Townsville Bulletin

The Press Council has ruled that an article about the Black Lives Matter protest in Australia violates the standard of its practice. The Press Council considers that the standard of practice has been violated by the Sunday Telegraph on 14 June 2020 “Where is the real justice?” The article comments on the ‘Black Lives Matter’ … Read more

Help is needed for culturally diverse communities during an epidemic

The recent outbreak of the Covid 1 outbreak in Australia has highlighted the importance of clear and accurate communication with every segment of the community if we want to successfully stay safe and live our lives as close to normal as possible. While general communication in the states has been relatively successful, the complexity of … Read more

Grace Tame calls for harsher punishment for violent offenders and reveals experience with abusive relationship in Q + A

The Australian of the Year Grace Teams has called for harsher punishments for violent offenders, saying she survived pedophilia and was subjected to many abusive relationships. Highlights: In the tribal community, questions were asked about how the police deal with domestic violence Authorities were called to see how to prevent domestic violence The Australian of … Read more