Milad Rouf, 25, a former medical student was sentenced to a total of 15 years after pleading guilty to the attack on May 20, 2021.
In a police report of the incident, Officer Eric Pratt wrote that it "wasn't clear" what had transpired during the altercation.
The machine uses "total immersion" technology to try and help offenders see situations from their victims' perspective, French radio reported.
The murder of Gabby Petito highlighted disparities in media coverage for missing women of color. Experts call for legislation that would protect them.
"I was imploring with her to reevaluate the relationship," Melissa Hulls, a National Park Service ranger, told Deseret News.
Audio of a 911 call obtained by Fox News references an incident between Petito and Laundrie on August 12 during the couple's cross-country road trip.
Domestic violence incidents are predicted to rise after England's Euro's 2020 final at Wembley Stadium, London.
The Dodgers are separating themselves from pitcher Trevor Bauer, who recently had assault allegations filed against him by a woman.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said he plans to start pitcher Trevor Bauer on Sunday, just six days after assault accusations were filed against him.
Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer was accused of assault and nonconsensual anal penetration in a disturbing restraining order request obtained by Insider.
In a statement, the Atlanta Braves said they "immediately informed the Commissioner's Office," after learning about Ozuna's arrest.
"Several times during the relationship he became intoxicated, enraged and forced himself on me sexually," she wrote.
Domestic violence survivors have endured exacerbated states of financial abuse during the pandemic, with abusers pocketing stimulus checks and potentially child tax credits.
Data suggests femicide occurs nearly once each week in Puerto Rico. A boxer charged with killing his pregnant girlfriend is driving the island to act.
A 25-year-old man is accused of shooting everyone in an Indianapolis home during an argument with his daughter's mother over her stimulus check.
Luke Voit said Domingo German deserves a second chance after German was suspended for an alleged domestic violence incident in 2019.
Nine Capitol rioters have a history of violence against women, according to HuffPost. Some men previously had restraining orders against them due to allegations of domestic violence. At least three are military veterans, and some of the men were once charged with rape and battery. Visit the Business section of […]
Phoebe Bridgers spoke about her experience with Marilyn Manson in a series of tweets Thursday. She said she visited his house with friends as a teenager because she was a “big” fan of Manson. Bridgers said Manson referred to a room in his house as the “r*pe room.” Visit Insider’s […]
Angelina Jolie wrote an essay for Time highlighting the problem of domestic violence during lockdown. She cited figures from a recent UN Secretary General report on COVID-19 that showed how harm towards women and girls, extreme poverty, genital mutilation, and child marriages have been on the rise. Jolie said that […]
A new report from Billboard’s Carl Lamarre claims rapper Tory Lanez and his team created fake email accounts for Megan Thee Stallion’s record label and used them to dispute her accusation that he shot her. Billboard reports that Lanez’s team sent multiple emails to media outlets, pretending to be a […]
In a new TV documentary based on his long career, the former Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne details a night in 1989 when he decided he wanted to kill his wife, Sharon Osbourne. “I felt the calmest I’ve ever felt in my life,” he said in “Biography: The Nine Lives […]
Johnny Depp is suing News Group Newspapers for libel over a 2018 article published by The Sun that referred to him as a “wife beater” in reference to his former marriage with Amber Heard. The case between Depp and The Sun started on July 7, and included testimony from Depp, […]
Amber Heard’s make-up artist, Melanie Inglessis, told the High Court in London that she concealed bruises on Heard’s face with make-up before the actress appeared on James Corden’s “The Late Late Show” in 2015. Johnny Depp is suing News Group Newspapers for a 2018 article in The Sun that called […]
Coronavirus pandemic-related stress is a risk factor that could drive people to cheat, according to two University of Tennessee Knoxville psychologists. They said that married people are contacting ex-lovers and using dating websites to have virtual affairs. Couples who have to recover from affairs during the pandemic could face unique […]
Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the US, there has been a reported increase in domestic violence cases and 911 calls related to domestic abuse, especially in large metropolitan areas. If you or someone you know is isolated with an abuser, experts says it’s important to do what you can to […]
J.K. Rowling published a 3,600-word essay on June 10. In the essay, she said she was a survivor of domestic violence and sexual assault. The essay came after Rowling received backlash for recent and previous transphobic comments she made. She said the backlash triggered memories of being sexually assaulted. Rowling […]
Domestic violence cases are on the rise all over the world during the coronavirus pandemic. Being stuck indoors together can reveal toxic dynamics that may have been excused and brushed aside before. Psychologist Perpetua Neo, who works with women who are recovering from abusive relationships, told Insider many people in […]
During a May 7 press briefing, the World Health Organisation discussed the rise of domestic violence cases globally. Data from the United Nations Population Fund suggests a 600% increase in the number women who have experienced domestic violence from their partner, according to Dr. Hans Kluge, WHO Regional Director for […]
Cases of domestic violence are increasing all over the world during the coronavirus pandemic. Being stuck indoors together can reveal toxic dynamics that were previously ignored. Abusers put on a charming front when out in public and are their true selves behind closed doors. Victims are trapped behind those doors […]
Domestic violence victims in France are encouraged to use a safe word at drugstores to seek safety. Being isolated with abusers during a lockdown can be especially dangerous. Those in France who can’t safely get to a phone to call police can say “Mask 19” to a pharmacist. Visit Insider’s […]
Billy Joe Saunders, a WBO super middleweight champion boxer, posted a video in which he appeared to encourage male followers to punch their girlfriends. Refuge, a leading charity to support women and children experiencing domestic violence, called the video “dangerous.” The boxer’s promoter Eddie Hearn called his fighter a “prat” […]
Editor’s Note: This story contains some disturbing details about domestic abuse. Social isolation and a looming recession make the coronavirus pandemic an especially dangerous time for abuse victims, experts say. When schools and workplaces close, those who live with their abusers have no escape. The stressful times also increase the […]
A group of “furries” outside a convention spotted a domestic violence incident and rushed to intervene, taking down the suspect while dressed in full-body costumes. Furries are people who create anthropomorphic animal characters and sometimes wear costumes to adopt their “fursonas.” One convention attendee who filmed the incident said he […]
British vloggers Alfie Deyes and Zoe Sugg apologised for a since-removed video that viewers criticised for “insensitivity” about domestic violence. In the video, Sugg said it’s one of her “favourite games” to pretend to yell for help out their open bedroom window and that she’s done it “like three times.” […]
Former Vice President Joe Biden was derided online after using an unfortunate choice of words to condemn domestic violence. In response to a question about addressing sexual violence, Biden said people needed to “keep punching at it and punching at it and punching at it.” Biden also noted in his […]
A newly leaked snippet from what is purportedly an old Eminem track is causing controversy because of a line where the rapper sides with Chris Brown and says he would beat “a b—-” like Rihanna. The verse was originally recorded for Eminem’s 2009 album, “Relapse,” according to comments on Genius, […]
The FTC just brought its first case against a stalkerware app. “Stalkerware” is the term for consumer spyware that gives someone access to another person’s phone without that person’s consent. Cybersecurity activists like Eva Galperin, who is the director of cybersecurity at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, have been pushing for […]
Sports Illustrated writer Stephanie Apstein accused Houston Astros assistant GM Brandon Taubman of taunting female journalists by lauding closer Roberto Osuna, who was charged with domestic violence last year. According to Apstein, Taubman yelled, “Thank God we got Osuna! I’m so f—— glad we got Osuna!” during Houston’s clubhouse ALCS […]
Carmen Blandin Tarleton, 51, was left severely disfigured after her estranged husband beat her with a baseball bat and doused her with lye, a chemical often used in drain cleaners, in 2007. She received a face transplant in 2013 at Brigham and Woman’s Hospital in Boston. But doctors have discovered […]
The NFL has endured many controversies throughout its 100 year history. Officiating blunders, such as calls during the 2019 NFC Championship and 2014 NFC playoff game, faced scrutiny by fans and people around the league. The New England Patriots have been involved in several league controversies, including Spygate and Deflategate. […]
The El Paso Times reported that a woman was rescued by Anthony, Texas police officers after she slipped a note to a Domino’s Pizza employee that said she was being held captive by her husband. Police officers found the 32-year-old woman bound, gagged, and beaten in a room inside the […]
Luke James Munday, an Australian gamer, pleaded guilty to physically assaulting his pregnant partner in an episode that was recorded during a live stream last December. Munday, 26, was heard arguing with his 21-year-old partner and fighting with her in the live stream. People who watched the video reported the […]
Acting Secretary of Defence Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn from the confirmation process for secretary of defence and decided to step down from his current position. This move comes amid reports exposing his family’s troubled history with domestic violence. In one incident, an argument between Shanahan and his wife escalated into […]
The finalists for the 2019 Billboard Music Awards were announced Thursday morning. The late rapper XXXTentacion secured 10 nominations, including top male artist and top streaming songs artist. While fans are happy, many people are disappointed that the show is honouring him, in light of his homophobia and abuse allegations. […]
“Grey’s Anatomy” delved into Jo Wilson’s backstory of sexual assault by pairing her with a patient who was attacked and violated. The entire episode, from start to finish, addresses sexual assault and violence. A scene in which a hallway full of women silently support an assault victim had a particularly […]
A World Bank report gave six nations a perfect score for achieving equal rights between men and women under the law. All six nations are in Europe, which has some of the most progressive childcare and paid leave policies in the world. Women in a typical economy have only three-quarters […]
Authorities have announced that a 20-year-old student named Skylar Williams was killed after her disappearance Monday from Ohio State University’s Mansfield campus. The police identified Ty’rell Pounds, the 24-year-old father of Williams’ young son, as the suspect in her disappearance. The Kentucky State Police said both were struck by gunfire […]
Most Americans think Kareem Hunt should be punished extensively and miss more than one game for his role in a physical altercation with a woman, according to a poll run by INSIDER. Twenty-eight per cent of the poll’s respondents said Hunt should not play again in the NFL, while 31% […]
Police in Australia charged a 26-year-old with assault after he was accused of hitting a woman while livestreaming himself playing Fortnite. The alleged altercation took place after a woman was heard telling the gamer, known as MrDeadMoth, to get off the game. He grows increasingly frustrated, repeatedly asking her to […]
When making an emergency call during a dangerous situation, you’ll want to use as many verbal cues as possible. In some areas, you can text a certain number to receive help. If you have a VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) on your phone, be sure to update your 9-1-1 address. […]
New research from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) found that in 2017, more than 50,000 women were killed at the hands of a partner or family member. This adds up to approximately six women being killed every hour by people they know. Asia had the largest […]
Ohio State University football coach Urban Meyer released a statement Friday pushing back against claims that he knew of allegations of domestic violence against former assistant coach Zach Smith. The statement followed a report that Meyer may have known of the domestic violence claims, leaving Smith on the coaching staff […]
This week, Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer was put on paid leave after a report came out alleging he knew assistant coach Zach Smith was abusing his wife, but did nothing. Smith’s now-ex-wife Courtney spoke out about the years of alleged abuse in an interview released by Stadium […]
White House chief of staff John Kelly defended his handling of domestic abuse allegations against former top aide Rob Porter, contradicting news reports on the matter. Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci accused Kelly on Thursday of covering up the allegations against Porter. White House chief of staff John […]
US President Donald Trump stunned Republicans and appeased Democrats in a freewheeling White House meeting on gun control. Trump at one point blasted Republicans for being “afraid of the NRA.” He also backed several Democratic suggestions and ordered the lawmakers to “sit down” and discuss it. President Donald Trump held […]
President Donald Trump said he is “totally opposed” to domestic violence on Wednesday, adding that it “almost wouldn’t even have to be said.” His remarks came a week after White House staff secretary Rob Porter resigned amid allegations that he abused his two ex-wives. Trump faced widespread criticism for praising […]
Vice President Mike Pence said he was “appalled” by abuse allegations against Rob Porter in an interview with NBC’s Lester Holt on Thursday. “There’s no tolerance in this White House and no place in America for domestic abuse,” he said. The vice president’s response diverged from that of President Donald […]
President Donald Trump said he was “surprised” by allegations of physical and emotional abuse against Rob Porter, the former White House staff secretary, from Porter’s two ex-wives. He said he wished Porter well and said he hoped Porter has a “wonderful career.” The president did not address the two women […]
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