"The story might not have been true, but the situation does happen," said Evelyn Atieno, who has organized a program related to sexual assault at Towson High School on May 19 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. The program is open to all high school students.
The much-anticipated Mueller Report on the handling of the Ray Rice case was released last week, with most public attention centered on one key finding that the NFL never saw the video of the assault by Mr. Rice on his then fiance. But there is a danger that important recommendations of the report are being overlooked in the media buzz over the league's past failures, which would be most unfortunate. Those recommendations go to the heart of how the NFL, and other professional sports leagues, can
A newly released video shows the now-wife of NFL player Ray Rice trying to hug him shortly after he knocked her out cold at a casino in New Jersey. The video obtained by ABC News shows the couple in handcuffs immediately after the February elevator fight.
During a lengthy interview on NBC's "Today" show with Matt Lauer, Janay Rice discussed a number of topics, including explaining why she apologized following her husband's high-profile domestic violence incident.
Domestic violence prevention programs are far from the rule in many workplaces, and the House of Ruth of Maryland is hoping that might begin to change with the help of a partnership formed with the Baltimore Ravens in the wake of the Ray Rice scandal.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is considering implementing an independent panel of outside experts to advise the league on whether to place NFL players or other NFL employees on paid leave while their legal situations are pending in the court system.
In a memo sent Thursday night to all NFL chief executives and team presidents from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, the league's top executive outlined the efforts taken toward anti-domestic violence and sexual assault initiatives.
At least one Carroll County mother has decided to pull her child from an upcoming school system Project ACES event because of its association with the Baltimore Ravens in the wake of the NFL's ongoing domestic violence controversy in which former Ravens running back Ray Rice was videotaped hitting then-fiancee Janay Palmer in an Atlantic City casino.
A newly circulated video showing Ray Rice knocking out his then fiancee drew heightened and widespread outrage Monday, prompting the Ravens to fire the player whose dazzling runs on the field and anti-bullying efforts off of it had endeared him to Ravens Nation.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced sweeping changes to the NFL personal-conduct policy, telling NFL owners in a letter obtained by The Baltimore Sun that discipline for domestic violence incidents will increase significantly.
Surrounded by his wife, about 30 of his teammates and about 15 television cameras, Ravens running back Ray Rice repeatedly apologized for his actions that led to his February arrest and vowed to speak out against domestic violence when the time is right.
For the men walking down Main Street through down town Bel Air in high-heeled shoes, raising money to help victims of domestic and sexual abuse was worth every pinched toe, heel snagged in a sidewalk crack and catcall from spectators along the route.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said today that the league continues to monitor Ravens running back Ray Rice's pending domestic violence case and indicated no timetable or decision on whether Rice will be punished by the league.
Ravens reserve offensive lineman Jah Reid was arrested and charged with two misdemeanor battery counts following an altercation at a bar in Key West, Fla., according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.
Ravens running back Ray Rice and his fiancee plan to attend a couples seminar as they continue to work on their relationship following a physical altercation between them in February at an Atlantic City casino, according to coach John Harbaugh.
The news that Ravens running back Ray Rice was arrested and charged with simple assault-domestic violence for an incident involving his fiancee at an Atlantic City casino has triggered shock, anger and disappointment from many fans.
The Maryland Senate passed one of Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposals to combat domestic violence Thursday, sending the House a bill that would make it easier for assault victims to obtain permanent court orders telling their abusers to stay away.
The Domestic Violence Center of Howard County, a nonprofit that provides aid to domestic violence and sexual assault victims will change it's name on Dec. 1 to HopeWorks, a moniker the organization hopes will better convey the message and breadth of services the center offers
An attempt by Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler to pivot from character concerns to issues in the increasingly nasty gubernatorial contest yielded more vitriol Tuesday as Gansler accused rival Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown of putting politics ahead of protecting women from domestic violence.
Women's advocates met the news of Victoria Glover's murder in Parkville this week by wondering what more could have been done. They grimace at the thought of another young woman in the Baltimore region being killed in what police believe was a targeted domestic attack — just as she was breaking free from the unhealthy relationship.