With social services and emergency personnel overwhelmed or unavailable, women trying to escape domestic violence may be left to fend for themselves.
Eight members of a paramilitary Christian sect were arrested on charges of child sexual abuse and other crimes after years of investigation by law enforcement.
By JENNIFER MEDINA April 30, 2017 LOS ANGELES — Cristina’s husband had hit and threatened her repeatedly for years, she said, but it wasn’t until last year that she began to fear for the safety of her young children, too. Reluctantly, she...
Her case, which was the subject of “The Burning Bed,” a book and a television movie, helped transform the public’s understanding of domestic abuse.