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Flavor Flav Enters Guilty Plea To Domestic Violence Charges Flavor Flav Enters Guilty Plea To Domestic Violence Charges

Rapper and reality TV star, Flavor Flav, pleaded guilty to a domestic violence charge in Las Vegas. The 55-year-old was sentenced to counseling and probation. Flavor Flav, whose real name is William Jonathan Drayton Jr., admitted to pulling a knife …

Waterboarding Trial: Former Pediatrician Faces Cross-Examination Waterboarding Trial: Former Pediatrician Faces Cross-Examination

A¬†waterboarding¬†trial involving a former Delaware Pediatrician resumed Tuesday with a cross-examination of the defendant. Melvin Morse, 60, is accused of intentionally tormenting his stepdaughter by holding her head underneath a sink faucet. According to the girl’s younger sister and mother, …

George Zimmerman Gets Out Of Jail George Zimmerman Gets Out Of Jail

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past few months, you are probably aware of George Zimmerman. In case you have been living under a rock, the full story can be found here. To give a brief recap, Zimmerman …

In Some Cities, 911 Gets Abuse Victims Evicted In Some Cities, 911 Gets Abuse Victims Evicted
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The New York Times reported a startling story out of Norristown, PA: a woman named Lakisha Briggs, who suffered repeated instances of domestic abuse in her Pennsylvania row house, would be evicted if she called the police even to protect …

Facebook Releases Guide to Help Prevent Abuse in Partnership with Domestic Violence Group Facebook Releases Guide to Help Prevent Abuse in Partnership with Domestic Violence Group

Facebook is looking to make a push to help prevent domestic abuse in the social media realm by teaming up with its safety advisory board to launch a new guide for survivors of such abuse. The main partnership here is …

Dwight Gooden Threats Lead to Restraining Order Dwight Gooden Threats Lead to Restraining Order

TMZ is reporting that former MLB pitcher Dwight Gooden has had a restraining order filed against him by his estranged wife. Monique Gooden had called police on March 1, claiming Gooden had made “terroristic threats.” A temporary restraining order has …

Man Smacks Girlfriend Around with Her Dead Dog’s Carcass Man Smacks Girlfriend Around with Her Dead Dog’s Carcass
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When it comes to tales of domestic violence, I’ve heard all sorts. In the heat of the moment, people will grab just about anything to use as a weapon, including objects that seem a little ridiculous. People have smacked one …