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Under a proposed bill, violent offenders in Maryland could have five years added to their prison sentence if the crime occurs around children.
One in three teens is a victim of dating violence. Montgomery County has stepped up awareness efforts for students and their parents.
Domestic violence is the leading cause of homicides in one of the richest counties in the nation. A new report details the circumstances leading up to these deaths and steps that can be taken to better protect victims.
Two Maryland prosecutors are pushing lawmakers for a new law that could add up to five years to a prison sentence for an act of domestic abuse witnessed by a child.
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Maryland is opening a new center to allow victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse to have supervised parent-child visitation.
A new hospital-based domestic violence program is being launched.
Victims of domestic abuse need to get away from their abusers and take advantage of community resources that can help them, Montgomery County State's Attorney John McCarthy says.
Grabbing another person's neck to stop their breathing is extremely difficult to prove in court, according to legislators and prosecutors.
Domestic violence survivor Leslie Morgan Steiner responds to young women's support of controversial musician Chris Brown.