Arlington Woman Arrested in Husband's Shooting Death
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Arlington, TX: Arlington police arrested a woman after her husband was fatally shot in the back late Wednesday. Officers responded about 11:50 p.m. to a 911 call in the 1600 block of Connally Terrace, said Cheryel Carpenter, an Arlington police spokeswoman. When they arrived, they found William James Carl Jr., 32, with a gunshot wound to the back. » more at Star-Telegram.com
Justice for Tanya McKay?
The man accused of killing Tanya McKay in January 2000 has remained free for 13 years awaiting trial and has been earning a $129,000-a-year taxpayer-funded salary as a state sales tax auditor for Connecticut’s Department of Revenue Services. Why has Litchfield County allowed this case to languish - and her family to suffer?
» State Employee Has Earned $129,000 a Year Awaiting Trial in Death of Girlfriend
NEW SPECIAL COLLECTION: INTIMATE PARTNER HOMICIDE PREVENTION
Intimate Partner Homicide Prevention (July 2011) explores the most tragic consequence of domestic violence and offers a variety of tools and information towards its prevention. » more at VAWnet.org
Domestic Violence Shelters Meet Survivor's Needs
Domestic violence shelters are meeting the needs of abuse survivors and their children, providing services like housing, mental health counseling, and legal assistance. An NIJ-sponsored study  found that nearly three-quarters (74 percent) of domestic violence survivors rate the assistance they received at their shelters as "very helpful", and another 18 percent rate it as "helpful." » more at National Institute Of Justice
Failure to Protect: The Crisis in America's Family Courts
When a mother’s bitter custody battle ends with the death of her child, something has gone terribly wrong with the system. Wyatt Garcia was born in April 2009. Nine months later, he was shot and killed by his father, who then turned the gun on himself. It might have turned out differently—if a family court judge had listened to Wyatt’s mother. » more at The Crime Report
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