domestic violence

Houston police chief slams GOP over gun laws

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo criticized Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Republican lawmakers for not reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act and taking action against gun violence, asking them in emotional remarks to choose between the nation's foremost gun lobby and "the children that are getting gunned down in this country every single day."

Woman calls 911, uses 'pizza' to report abuse

Tim TenEyck, a 911 dispatcher in Oregon, Ohio, has answered a lot of 911 calls in his 14 years on the job. When he first got a call on the evening of November 13 asking to order a pizza, he figured someone dialed the wrong number. But he soon realized the woman on the phone was asking for help in this suburb east of Toledo.

Kam Moore wants return to NFL

Former New York Giants safety Kamrin Moore is asking to be reinstated to the NFL after a grand jury cleared him of the assault allegation that prompted his suspension, his agent said Wednesday.