Domestic Violence

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Washington Heights »

Morgan Freeman's Granddaughter Killed During Exorcism, Sources Say

Edena Hines was fatally stabbed by her boyfriend during a deranged exorcism Sunday, police said.

Central Harlem »

Harlem Shelter Lets Domestic Violence Survivors Live With Their Pets

A shelter run by the Urban Resource Institute is creating a pet-friendly space for abuse victims.

East Williamsburg »

Man Sics Pitbull and Chokes Girlfriend in Williamsburg, Police Say

The teenage victim had just told him that she had an abortion, police said. 

West Village »

X-Ray Technician Attacked by Patient's Girlfriend in Village Hospital: NYPD

An X-ray technician working at Lenox Health was attacked by her patient's girlfriend, police said.

New Dorp »

Former NYPD Officer Arrested Again For Attacks on Ex Girlfriend, Police Say

Manuel DaSilva was arrested on his third domestic violence charge this summer against the same woman. 

Claremont Village »

Pregnant Woman Shot in the Face and Stomach, NYPD Says

Arthur Meredith shot a woman in the stomach but the child was unharmed, police and family said.

Washington Heights »

Man Who Stabbed Ex-Girlfriend Was In Middle of Custody Battle, Mother Says

Trevial Terry was arrested on Monday after he assaulted his former girlfriend and two co-workers.

Fordham »

Police Kill Teen Holding Gun to Girlfriend's Head in Bronx, NYPD Says

The officers were responding to a domestic violence call when the teen shot at them, police said.

Concourse »

Bronx Men Share Stories in Effort to Curb Cycle of Domestic Violence

The city held a seminar dedicated to Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Denim Day.

Bed-Stuy »

Women's Expo Treats Domestic Violence Survivors to Day of Pampering

Domestic violence survivors will get free makeovers, manicures and massages as part of the event.

Central Harlem »

Anti-Violence Group Strengthens Screening to Push Out Active Gang Members

The move comes after DNAinfo reported that the program, staffed by ex-gang members, is under scrutiny.

Central Harlem »

De Blasio Supports Model of Troubled Harlem Anti-Violence Program

The mayor said he was unaware of problems at the Mission Society's Harlem SNUG site.

East New York »

Man Kills Himself After Shooting Wife and Stepson, Police Say

The man shot his wife and stepson in their home on Pennsylvania and Vandalia avenues.

Ridgewood »

Man Hangs Himself After Shooting Wife and Stepdaughter, Police Say

The family was fighting in the Ridgewood home before the father shot them, police said.