November 13, 2015
* Mershon Street near Devereaux Avenue, Mayfair A Mayfair man was clinging to life last night after he allegedly shot his live-in girlfriend and then turned the gun on himself. Officers were called to the pair's house just after 7 a.m., police said. A 9-year-old girl, the female victim's daughter from a previous relationship, had dialed 9-1-1. The girl had heard the adults arguing, followed by a loud bang, she later told detectives. When she went to investigate, she found her mother lying on the floor, screaming for her to get help, according to a police source.
November 11, 2015 |
TRENTON - Long-awaited decisions by Gov. Christie on legislation involving Atlantic City and New Jersey's voting laws headlined Monday's activity here, but the Republican governor took action on dozens of other bills that passed the Legislature in June. Christie, who was headed for Milwaukee for Tuesday's Republican presidential debate, signed legislation on topics ranging from firearms and domestic violence to standardized testing to bestiality. Guns and domestic violence. Christie rejected a proposal that sought to restrict access to firearms for those accused of domestic violence, saying it "substantially restates New Jersey's existing laws.
November 8, 2015 |
IRVING, Texas - Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy is again the center of controversy after Deadspin.com released photos showing injuries that he allegedly inflicted on his former girlfriend, Nicole Holder. The graphic photos showed bruises over much of Holder's body. After practice Friday, reporters stood at Hardy's locker waiting for him to finish. When asked if he could talk, Hardy just walked out of the room. In addition to the photos, Deadspin published hundreds of pages of records in the domestic-abuse case.
November 8, 2015 |
GREG HARDY'S presence on the Dallas roster, after a 10-game league suspension was reduced to four games by an arbitrator, was already controversial. Now, the Eagles fly to Dallas on Saturday with Hardy suddenly overshadowing everything else involved in this Sunday night prime-time meeting of NFC East rivals. There was no media access to the Eagles on Friday, after the website Deadspin published graphic photos of the abuse inflicted by the defensive end on his former girlfriend, Nicole Holder.
November 7, 2015 |
Against a white brick wall in the bowels of Met Life Stadium late last month, Jerry Jones had proved again how far he was willing to go to keep the spotlight on his precious Cowboys, no matter the mockery and outrage that was sure to follow, no matter the cost to his credibility. By signing defensive end Greg Hardy in March, Jones, the Cowboys' owner and general manager, had dared to defy the post-Ray Rice atmosphere of an NFL supposedly more sensitive to domestic violence. The league had suspended Hardy 10 games after a judge had found him guilty of assaulting and threatening his girlfriend, including throwing her on a bed covered with guns.
October 27, 2015 |
The stories were heartbreaking. A husband and wife whose son was just 40 days old when he died. A woman whose husband left her when she got cancer, and who was diagnosed two more times with the disease. A 17-year-old with a scholarship who had to drop out of college when she got pregnant. Those were some of the stories people heard Sunday at a Cherry Hill gathering organized by A Woman's Business, an international organization dedicated to advancing women through advocacy and service projects.
October 10, 2015 |
Gloucester Township police have created a detective position dedicated to addressing domestic violence, part of an initiative town and Camden County officials announced Thursday. The two detectives assigned to the domestic-violence beat, Eric Marconi and Dennis Richards, have been with the township police department for several years. On top of the investigative training all detectives most undergo, Marconi and Richards spent two weeks this summer in specialized domestic-violence training with the county Prosecutor's Office.
October 9, 2015 |
Tamron Hall, a national NBC correspondent who cohosts the third hour of the Today show, has been tapped to fill Bill Cosby's seat on Temple University's board of trustees. The appointment is significant on multiple fronts: The 36-member board, like many other university boards, has been under pressure to appoint more women. She will be Temple's fourth. Hall, 45, an African American and 1992 Temple grad, has spoken out against domestic abuse. She will fill a seat left vacant in December by the embattled entertainer, who resigned amid rising allegations that he sexually assaulted women over decades.
September 24, 2015 |
FINDING movie success by thinking outside the box ( Ang Lee , Kenneth Branagh and Jon Favreau directed films featuring the Hulk, Thor and Iron Man), Marvel's comic-book side has followed suit and enlisted journalist and best-selling author Ta-Nehisi Coates to pen a new series starring Black Panther. The New York Times reported that the yearlong story will be titled "A Nation Under Our Feet" and will have Black Panther fighting off terrorists back in his homeland of Wakanda.
September 24, 2015 |
Kylie's love triangle? Chelsea Clark , 17, filed a restraining order against Kylie Jenner , 18, accusing the Kardashian Kabal member of harassing and threatening her because the latter showed interest in dating Jaden Smith . Seems Kylie really digs him. Clark's request was denied, but the court plans to revisit the issue Oct. 9. Kylie's camp tells TMZ the reality star has never heard of Chelsea. Sean Penn sues Lee Daniels In an aggressive legal and PR move, Sean Penn filed a $10 mil defamation suit in New York Supreme Court against director Lee Daniels ( Precious )