Violence and Abuse

Prince George's Officials Highlight Domestic Violence AwarenessPrince George's County officials are drawing attention to the problem of domestic violence.
Local Judges, Churches Vie To Bring Domestic Violence Out Of ShadowsThough reports of domestic violence have been on a downward trend in Maryland, experts say many cases go unreported with the abuse continuing.
Man Gets 40 Years In Child Abuse Death CaseA Hagerstown man has been sentenced to 40 years for the death of girlfriend's 2-year-old son.
2 New Laws To Protect Domestic Violence Victims To Take EffectLt. Gov. Anthony Brown is highlighting two new laws that are taking effect to protect victims of domestic violence.
O'Malley Praises Md. School Anti-Bullying Program Gov. Martin O'Malley is praising an anti-bullying program at a middle school in Frederick County.
Man Walks Hundreds Of Miles To Stop BullyingStepping in the right direction to stop school bullying. One Pennsylvania man is walking hundreds of miles passing through Baltimore to stop the potentially deadly trend in its tracks.
Mom Encourages Son To Fight, Expert Weighs In On VideoHundreds of people are reacting to a controversial video first aired on WJZ: a mom who says she encouraged her son to fight a bully. It ended with a violent fight and a police investigation. Did she handle it the right way?
Proposed Law Will Educate Students On Dating ViolenceEducating young people about dating violence may become standard in Maryland schools if a bill is passed in Annapolis this session.
71 Dismissed Baltimore City Rape Cases Now Found ValidDozens of rapes and sex assaults that police initially dismissed are valid. An overhaul in the department now aims to accurately report and handle these violent crimes.