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Ex-USC football player arrested on domestic violence allegations

Former receiver of the University of Southern California (USC) Victor Blackwell was arrested and booked at the Los Angeles Police Department 77th Street on October 8, over allegations of domestic violence, The Los Angeles Times reported. At 6:21 p.m., authorities received a report of domestic violence from the University Gateway Apartments. When the police responded […]

The life-long effects of a domestic violence accusation

An accusation of domestic violence does not only affect personal and family relationships, but can also take a heavy toll on the defendant’s career, finances, and liberty. Attached to domestic violence accusation are severe consequences ranging from limited employment opportunities to disqualification in receiving spousal support. Individuals found to have committed domestic violence bear the […]

Adrian Peterson reinstated after charges of injury to a child

After being indicted on reckless or neglectful injury to a child, running back and Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson will resume practicing this week, and is scheduled to play against New Orleans this Sunday. The announcement was made by Vikings owners Zygi Wilf and Mark Wilf on Monday, September 15. The owners said they are […]

“Scandal” actor turns himself in

Scandal star Columbus Short turned himself in after an order for his arrest was issued last month, the International Business Times reported on Friday, August 22. His court date was set to settle a domestic violence incident involving his wife, Tanee McCall-Short, which happened in their residence on April 7. His wife accused Short of […]

Garberville man arrested after allegedly pointing shotgun to wife

Neptaly Martinez-Castillo of Garberville was arrested after suspicion of assault with a firearm and making terrorist threats, among other allegations, The Times-Standard reported. At around 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 20, authorities have received a call about an ongoing domestic incident on Sawmill Road in Garberville. The victim told the authorities who arrived at the […]

MMA fighter at large after allegedly beating girlfriend

MMA fighter Jon Koppenhaver, aka War Machine, is on the run from police after allegedly beating his actress-girlfriend Christy Mack and another person, The Daily Mail reported on August 12. According to the report, Mack and the other unnamed person sustained severe but non-fatal injuries after allegedly being hit by Koppenhaver in a domestic violence altercation […]

Woman arrested after allegedly lighting her boyfriend on fire

San Bernardino police have arrested a woman on charges of domestic violence, attempted arson, and attempted murder after accusing her of lighting her boyfriend on fire, Fox News reported on July 8. According to the police, 52-year-old Stacy Mahle and her 43-year-old boyfriend slept in different rooms after an argument on Saturday. The man, whose name was withheld, […]

Former child actor arrested for third-degree domestic violence

The child actor in Talladega Nights, Luke Bigham, was taken into custody in the Trussville City Jail on July 9 after being charged with third-degree domestic violence for allegedly pushing his mother down the stairs, the Daily Mail reported. At around 8:30 p.m., the police responded to an incident that occurred at the mother’s home […]

Brutal argument left American model injured

American model Brittny Gastineau was spotted in public with a black eye and a swollen face on June 10 while on her way to a dinner with friends in Beverly Hills, the Daily Mail reported. The injuries were said to be the result of a brutal confrontation between her and her boyfriend Marquis Lewis that occurred in a West […]

Producer The-Dream wanted for alleged domestic violence

Renowned producer The-Dream is being sought for questioning by the New York Police Department (NYPD) over accusations that he assaulted his Canadian ex-girlfriend, an online report revealed Wednesday, April 30. According to authorities, an incident of abuse happened between the producer and his ex-girlfriend Lydia Nam during April of last year, where The-Dream allegedly kicked, punched, and […]