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Petaluma man arrested over allegation of assaulting an elderly tenant

A Petaluma man was arrested on March 12 for allegedly hitting an elderly resident at the Vintage Chateau Senior Apartments, the Petaluma Patch reported. The authorities found out about the alleged physical assault incident after a resident called the police about another tenant being beaten. 25-year-old Samuel John Hanavan, the victim’s cohabitant, was named as a suspect […]

Minn. Vikings Peterson yet to be reinstated due to an appeal

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has yet to be reinstated as NFL arbitrator Harold Henderson will appeal a judge’s decision overturning Peterson’s suspension, a report by ESPN stated on Sunday, March 1. Peterson was indicted on an alleged incident of domestic violence where he disciplined his son with a switch. U.S. District Judge David […]

Kurt Busch suspended from NASCAR until further notice

Current driver for Stewart-Haas and former race champ Kurt Busch has been indefinitely suspended by NASCAR after being involved in a domestic violence dispute with his girlfriend, Patricia Driscoll, Yahoo! Sports reported on February 20. In a statement, NASCAR said the driver would not be allowed to join any NASCAR event until further notice. Busch […]

Domestic violence charges against Panthers’ Greg Hardy dropped

Charges of domestic violence against Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy have been dropped after his accuser failed to show up for the hearing, ESPN reported on February 9. A statement by the district attorney said the court is aware of an arrangement reached between Hardy and his accuser and ex-girlfriend, Nicole Holder. The district attorney […]

Hope Solo domestic violence charges dismissed

Charges of domestic violence against Seattle Reign goalie Hope Solo were dropped by a Kirkland Municipal Court judge after her legal counsel successfully argued that the alleged victims repeatedly avoided deposition, The Seattle Times reported on January 13. In December, Solo’s legal counsel filed a motion to dismiss two misdemeanor charges of domestic violence against her, […]

Junior Galette booked for domestic violence

Junior Galette, linebacker for the New Orleans Saints, was arrested on January 5, after an alleged domestic violence incident that happened at his home in Kenner, Louisiana, a report by 4WWL stated. Galette was booked with a charge of simple battery with domestic violence after being accused of pushing a 22-year-old woman to the ground while […]

Hockey player pleads not guilty to charges of domestic violence

On Monday, December 1, L.A. Kings defender Slava Voynov has entered a not-guilty plea to felony domestic assault after allegedly attacking his wife in October, according to an online report by The National Hockey League suspended Voynov indefinitely after he was arrested at a hospital where his wife was being treated for injuries. Voynov […]

Domestic violence charges dropped for 49ers’ defensive lineman

Football defensive end for the San Francisco 49ers Ray McDonald won’t face domestic violence charges after the Santa Clara County district attorney’s office declined to file charges against him, The Detroit News reported on Monday, November 10. District Attorney Jeff Rosen said that there is not enough evidence to prove that McDonald committed a crime […]

L.A. Kings player charged with felony domestic violence

L.A. Kings defender Slava Voynov has been charged with one count of felony domestic violence following an incident in which he attacked his wife and left her with injuries, Reuters reported on Thursday, November 20. The 24-year-old Russian player’s wife sustained injuries to the neck, cheek and eyebrows during a suspected domestic violence incident that took place at their Redondo […]

NHL suspends LA Kings player Voynov over domestic violence suspicion

An early Monday morning arrest of Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov over a domestic violence allegation led to his indefinite suspension by the National Hockey League (NHL), the Associated Press reported on October 20. On Sunday night, the Redondo Beach police responded to a report about a woman crying and screaming in Voynov’s neighborhood, […]