Domestic Violence


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 […]


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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.


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.


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NightSide Weekend Commentary – Bob Costas Missed The Point

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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 […]


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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.


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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.


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.


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Suspect Arrested In Tewksbury For Domestic Violence Attack

An extensive search in Tewksbury led to the arrest of a suspect in a domestic violence attack on Sunday.


Patrol Officer Marc Thibeault and Clark (Photo courtesy: Yarmouth police)

Yarmouth Police Dog Needs Surgery After Tackling Suspect

A Yarmouth police dog who was injured while putting a domestic violence suspect in custody now needs thousands of dollars worth of surgery, and the department is raising money to cover the bill.