There is no one definition that defines abuse, and there is no “typical” victim description. Here’s what you need to know about domestic violence.
Virginia elected officials are sharing their personal stories of domestic violence and sexual abuse, in hopes of encouraging others to get help.
Safe Night connects donors directly with charities that can help those suffering from domestic violence find a safe place to stay. When someone is able to get out of a dangerous situation, those who have signed up get an alert from the app and can send money right away.
Army Sgt. Maliek Kearney, 37, was convicted Thursday by a federal grand jury of driving from South Carolina to Maryland to kill his estranged wife, who was also in the Army.
A 3-year-old boy was in danger. His father was writing on the windows with blood and refused to come out of the house. Montgomery County police are breaking down the tactical response to that situation earlier this week, which resulted in a police shooting.
There are many barriers when it comes to escaping domestic violence. One is where to go. But a local organization is helping to bridge that gap.
A new department dedicated to helping sexual assault and domestic violence victims will open at the Inova Loudoun Hospital in Leesburg, Virginia, in May.
A “worst-case scenario” murder-suicide that orphaned 3 children has Maryland’s top prosecutors debating whether there should be a change in the law.
Advocates for survivors of abuse are among those pressing hard for passage of the bill in Annapolis, Maryland, that would get firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers.
A 10-year-old boy’s 911 calls reveals the moments after his father fatally shot his mother and then himself. Police said Calvin Carnathan shot Candace Carnathan Jan. 27 just one day after she sought a protective order against her husband.
Khurram Chaudhary, 31, of Woodbridge, Virginia, is a nearly four-year veteran of the department, the Alexandria Police Department said in a statement Tuesday.
Many women who experience homelessness in the nation’s capital, also experience violence. But one local center is helping women heal and rebuild their lives.
The proposal aims to do more in preventing tragedies like the recent killing of Mujahid Ramzziddin, a Prince George’s County police officer.
The family, friends and colleagues of Prince George’s County Cpl. Mujahid Ramzziddin shared memories and stories of the officer who lost his life defending a neighbor.
An advocate for victims of domestic violence said the murder of an off-duty Prince George’s police officer by a man with a history of domestic violence is a sign that that more needs to be done to keep guns out of the hands of abusers.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.