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Wrestler Suspended by WWE for Domestic Violence

Jerry Lawler, known in the wrestling ring as “The King,” is facing indefinite suspension after being arrested on domestic violence charges on Thursday night in Tennessee.  He has been with the wrestling company since 1992, both as a wrestler and a commentator, and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2007. Lawler, 66, and his […]

NBA Rookie Branden Dawson accused of domestic abuse

Based on a news report by the Los Angeles Times, Branden Dawson, NBA rookie and player for the LA Clippers, was arrested by LAPD officers on March 13 after a domestic violence accusation. He was reportedly charged with felony spousal abuse after an unknown woman arrived at his Playa Vista house that he shares with his live-in […]

McLean enters not-guilty plea to domestic abuse charge

According to a report by NBC News, singer and songwriter Don McLean has pleaded not guilty to a charge of domestic violence after authorities responded to a 911 call from his home in Camden, Maine earlier this year. His attorney confirmed that the 70-year-old American Pie singer is not going to attend a court hearing set […]

Donald Fagen arrested after assault

According to CNN, the co-founder and lead singer of 70s rock band Steely Dan, Donald Fagen, was arrested on January 4 after being charged with harassment and assault. Although the news release did not disclose the identity of the main complainant, the details on the police incident report matched the age and address of his […]

Colts linebacker waived after alleged domestic abuse

Sports Illustrated reported on December 17 that National Football League’s Indianapolis Colts have waived outside linebacker Daniel Adongo after a domestic violence accusation. The news broke one week after an investigation which was reportedly the second report of alleged domestic abuse by Adongo. However, there were no charges filed against the 26-year-old athlete in either […]

Aroldis Chapman accused of domestic violence

Several news outlets, including The New York Times, have reported that Aroldis Chapman, the All-Star closer for Major League Baseball’s Cincinnati Reds, reportedly fired gunshots in his Miami home during a confrontation with his girlfriend. The incident happened on October 30 at around 11:00 p.m., but no arrests were made. Chapman allegedly fired eight rounds after […]

LA Kings prospect faces domestic violence charges

National Hockey League’s Los Angeles Kings goaltender prospect Patrik Bartosak was arrested in Manchester, New Hampshire on November 16 after he was charged with assault, stalking, and criminal threatening, ESPN reported on November 19. The 22-year-old athlete is facing eleven misdemeanor domestic violence-related charges and one felony assault charge. He allegedly strangled his girlfriend in […]

Jose Reyes of Colorado Rockies pleads not guilty to domestic violence

Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes was arrested on Oct. 31 in Maui after allegedly grabbing his wife Katherine on the throat and pushing her into a glass door, Maui County Police Department said. He was arrested after security at the hotel they were staying at called the authorities. Reyes posted a $1,000 bail and received a citation […]

‘Buffy’ actor arrested over domestic violence

This past September, Nicholas Brendon, 44-year-old actor known for his role on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, was arrested after he allegedly attacked his girlfriend in a hotel in Saratoga Springs, New York. The police said they found a lone woman in a hotel room after reporting to the scene in response to a phone call they […]

Millionaire Matchmaker contestant facing domestic violence charges

John Bonavia, a financial adviser and a contestant of Bravo network’s Millionaire Matchmaker last year, has been arrested and charged with domestic violence. The police officers arrived at the scene after a call regarding disturbance of the peace on Spalding Drive, Beverly Hills on September 12 at around 1 a.m. Lieutenant Lincoln Hoshino of the […]