St. Pete man arrested for choking cat to death at Wawa

Posted on January 24, 2020

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A man is accused of strangling his father’s 2-year-old cat to death at a Wawa in St. Petersburg on Thursday.  Continue Reading »

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After decade of planning, Rockford announces location of domestic violence center

Posted on January 23, 2020

Story by: Dylan Srocki ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — After more than a decade of planning, on Thursday, Rockford Mayor Tom McNamara announced the first location for  Continue Reading »

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In D.C. And Maryland, Strangling Someone Is A Misdemeanor. Victim Advocates Want That To Change

Posted on January 22, 2020

A pair of bills before the D.C. Council and Maryland’s General Assembly would make attempted strangulation a felony offense. If passed, they would bring both  Continue Reading »

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Domestic violence agency wants public to know that free, confidential services are available

Posted on January 21, 2020

Story By: Karen Florin New London — The staff at Safe Futures, which provides services to domestic violence victims in 21 southeastern Connecticut towns, is reeling from  Continue Reading »

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Bills could make strangulation a felony in Maryland

Posted on January 18, 2020

By: Heather Mongilio A bill in both chambers of the Maryland General Assembly would make intentional suffocation and strangulation a first-degree assault. The bill submitted  Continue Reading »

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