New York man found guilty for domestic violence

A 27-year-old Buffalo man was sentenced Tuesday, December 20, for his involvement in a domestic violence case that began in 2014 in Buffalo, New York. The man was identified as Brandon Medley; he was found guilty of violating an order of protection against a woman, as well as burglary, first-degree criminal contempt, and second-degree criminal contempt. He […]

Branden Dawson arrested on domestic violence charges

23-year-old Branden Dawson, an NBA rookie and a player for the Los Angeles Clippers, was arrested by the Los Angeles Police Department in the morning of March 13 after being charged with felony spousal abuse. According to a news report by theLos Angeles Times and the Daily Mail, Dawson was allegedly involved in an argument with two women, one […]

Don McLean pleads not guilty to domestic violence charges

On February 8, NBC News reported that singer and songwriter Don McLean has pleaded not guilty to a domestic violence charge in connection with his arrest back in January. He was taken into custody by authorities from the Camden Police Department after a 911 call was placed from his house in Camden, Maine. His wife, Patrisha McLean, […]

NFL investigates Daniel Adongo’s alleged domestic abuse

The National Football League’s Indianapolis Colts announced on December 17 that the team waived outside linebacker Daniel Adongo following a new report of alleged domestic violence. According to Sports Illustrated, the new incident report was the second accusation of domestic violence against the 26-year-old athlete. There have been no charges filed yet for either case. The […]

Cincinnati Reds’ closer accused of domestic abuse

Aroldis Chapman, the 27-year-old All-Star pitcher for Major League Baseball’s Cincinnati Reds, was accused of domestic violence on October 30 following an argument with his girlfriend. Based on police reports, Chapman allegedly choked and pushed his girlfriend against the wall and then fired eight rounds from a handgun while she was hiding outside his Miami home. Chapman […]

LA Kings prospect facing assault charges

ESPN reported on November 19 that the National Hockey League’s Los Angeles Kings goaltender prospect, 22-year-old Patrik Bartosak, was arrested on November 16 in Manchester, New Hampshire on misdemeanor domestic violence-related charges and a felony assault charge when he allegedly tried to strangle his girlfriend inside an apartment. Bartosak waived arraignment the next day and is scheduled […]

Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes charged with domestic abuse

Maui County Police arrested Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes after he allegedly assaulted his wife on Oct. 31. Reports state that hotel security at the Four Seasons Resort in Maui called the authorities after Reyes grabbed his wife by the throat and pushed her into the sliding glass door of their hotel unit. His wife, […]

Married to Medicine cast member charged with cruelty to children

Married to Medicine star Jill Connors was charged with cruelty to children after a domestic violence fight between her and her husband, Dr. John Connors, earlier this month, Fox News reported on Friday, August 28. According to the police report, Mr. Connors called 911 after his wife began scratching him on the chest and arms and punching […]