A New Jersey judge on Thursday dismissed domestic violence charges against former Ravens running back Ray Rice, who this week completed a pretrial intervention program.
The charges, dismissed by Judge Michael A. Donio, stemmed from Rice's physical altercation in February 2014 with his now-wife, Janay, in an Atlantic City casino elevator.
When a graphic video of the incident surfaced in September, Rice's $35 million contract was terminated and he was indefinitely suspended by the NFL. That suspension was lifted after an appeal heard by former federal judge Barbara S. Jones.
The NFL and Ravens were criticized by Jones and in the Mueller report, an investigation conducted...