MOSCOW (AP) — The number of domestic violence cases in Russia grew 2 1/2 times during the lockdown the government ordered to stem the spread of the coronavirus, Russia’s human rights ombudswoman said Tuesday. Complaints and reports made to Russian non-governmental organizations spiked from roughly 6,000 in March to more than 13,000 in April, human […]
One unfortunate trend seen with the pandemic is a rise in domestic violence.
COVID-19 has created a perfect storm for family stress and financial pressures. The Connecticut Department of Children and Families says abuse and neglect calls are drastically down, But that’s not necessarily a good thing.
The Interval House is Connecticut’s largest nonprofit domestic violence intervention and prevention program. Now, its biggest fundraiser, like seemingly everything else, is being affected by COVID-19.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — State prosecutors in California are investigating the credentials that Tara Reade, the former Senate staffer who has accused Joe Biden of assaulting her in 1993, attested to in as many as 20 criminal trials, including an attempted murder case where her testimony was deemed “critical.” The Monterey County District Attorney’s office said […]
Vernon Police announced Thursday they have made an arrest in connection to a series of cold case sexual assaults and burglaries.
The mayor of Hartford and Hartford Police Department announced some new safety measures and resources for domestic violence victims during a press conference Monday.
Gov. Lamont’s request to create safe spaces for domestic violence survivors during coronavirus outbreak approved by FEMA
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved Governor Ned Lamont’s request to create safe spaces for survivors of domestic violence during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Hartford Police Department is investigating a double stabbing that occurred early Friday morning.
Police are investigating an untimely death at a New Haven detention center after a man was found unresponsive in his cell early Wednesday morning.