The exact location of the shelter is being kept a secret to protect victims. It has 30 beds, bringing the total to 90 beds between Fairfax County’s three shelters.
The names of domestic violence victims were called and participants at the ceremony displayed each name on red heart-shaped signs. Guns were used in 67 percent of the killings.
Two potentially lifesaving wearable devices are debuting at tech trade event CES 2019, with one gadget aimed at tracking blood sugar levels and another aimed at helping victims of violence get help quickly.
The Kareem Hunt incident is the latest example of the NFL not taking domestic violence seriously, only the public outcry it generates. This has a domino effect that creates a less safe environment for women, says Rob Woodfork in the NFL Week 13 Wrap.
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.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.