Domestic Violence

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Study Looks At Impact Of Intimate Partner Violence On Childrens’ Health

Over 15 million children are exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV) each year, and the health consequences of this exposure are well-documented.

10/31/2013

Attorney General Martha Coakley (WBZ-TV)

Coakley Wants Domestic Violence Laws Reviewed

The murder case involving the son of Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy has led Attorney General Martha Coakley to call for a re-examination of the state’s domestic violence laws.

08/19/2013

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White Ribbon Day – Taking a Stand on Domestic Violence

February 2, 2013
 In an effort to take a stand against domestic violence, a group of men got together and created the “White Ribbon Day” campaign back in 1991. Here in Massachusetts, it is celebrated […]

WBZ-TV–01/31/2013

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Mass. Bill Would Allow Domestic Violence Victims To Break Lease Without Penalties

Massachusetts lawmakers have approved a bill designed to protect victims of domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault by letting them break a lease without penalty.

12/29/2012

Allen and Lisa Stilkey (Facebook photo)

Douglas Man Found Guilty Of Manslaughter In Wife’s Death

In February, Lisa Stilkey plunged from a second-story window. Testimony indicated she was trying to escape from her husband.

12/10/2012

Bob Costas

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Bob Costas Missed The Point

Don’t miss NightSide, weeknights at 8 on WBZ NewsRadio 1030.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/09/2012

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA-SALCEDO & JENNY EFIMOVA

Safelink – An Important Tool for Victims of Domestic Violence

October 13, 2012 October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, so we’ve decided to do a special segment shedding some light on this important issue. On this edition of “Centro”, we tell you what’s happening […]

WBZ-TV–10/12/2012

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Mass. Senate Okays Work Leave For Domestic Violence Victims

The Massachusetts Senate has unanimously approved a bill that would allow victims of domestic violence to take up to 15 days of leave from their jobs without facing penalties from their employers.

01/12/2012

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Bill Would Provide Court Protection For Family Pets

Senator Katherine Clark has sponsored a bill that would allow the family pet to be protected by restraining orders.

10/05/2011

The Dexter, Maine house where a man allegedly killed his estranged wife and two children before killing himself is shown Monday, June 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Glenn Adams)

Police: Maine Man Killed Wife, 2 Kids, Self

A father angry over being denied access to his children and legally barred from seeing them went to their home Monday morning and killed them, his estranged wife and then himself.

06/13/2011

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