As schools across the country close and employees are encouraged to work from home in order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, some experts are concerned about an increase in domestic violence.
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is hosting virtual roundtables with the veterans community and domestic violence groups on Friday.
Mental health experts warn of increase in domestic violence cases during coronavirus quarantine; officials say there are resources to help
Mental health experts say there is a real risk that domestic violence cases will increase during this quarantine and coronavirus pandemic. Hartford’s Mayor Luke Bronin and domestic violence victim advocates met Thursday to push to make sure people know the resources available to them to help.
The issue of helping children who are the victims of domestic violence was addressed in Hartford Wednesday morning.
SYDNEY (AP) — Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Thursday that Australians were “shocked, saddened and devastated” by the deaths of five people including three children after a car fire in apparent domestic violence. Hannah Baxter, 31, and her children Aaliyah, 6, Lainah, 4, and Trey, 3, died after their car was set alight on a […]
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — British boxer Billy Joe Saunders had his boxing license suspended Monday after publishing a social media video in which he appeared to condone domestic violence amid the coronavirus outbreak. The WBO super-middleweight champion filmed himself working out and offered men advice on how to hit their female partners during the lockdown. […]
An appeal has been rejected for a Bridgeport man convicted of killing and dismembering his girlfriend.
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is continuing his series of virtual roundtable discussions as he continues to fight issues facing people in Connecticut.
“Safer at Home.” It’s a slogan of choice for the mandatory confinement measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus. But it’s not true for everyone. As the world’s families hunker down, there’s another danger, less obvious but just as insidious, that worries advocates and officials: a potential spike in domestic violence as victims […]
Hamden PD arrest man after his kids witness him forcing his way into girlfriend’s home, assaulting her
Last July, Hamden PD responded to a Cumley Street home on the report of a burglary involving an assault. According to police, Frederic Cox forced his way into his former girlfriend’s home and assaulted her. Police report all three of their children witnessed the incident.