Prince George’s initiative aims to help men stop domestic violence

The Men’s Challenge is an initiative by the Prince George’s County Department of Family Services to increase awareness of domestic violence and allow men to have open discussions about their own experiences with the goal of preventing violence before it starts.

Local woman provides help to others dealing with domestic violence

A Prince George’s County business owner from Guatemala turns her experiences from domestic abuse into a positive for others.

Annapolis Roundup: Medical cannabis, other bills advance

Maryland legislation that expands the state’s medical cannabis industry to include more minority ownership on Thursday passed in the House of Delegates — where it had failed in the waning minutes of the session last year.

Proposed Annapolis bill would allow victims of abuse to keep property records private

Members of the House Environment and Transportation Committee on Tuesday heard from supporters of a bill expanding protections for victims of rape, human trafficking, or stalking. The proposal would shield property records from abusers. In addition to the House bill there is a similar measure being considered in the Senate in addition to a duplicate bill being backed by Governor Hogan.

Religions intersect at annual conference to fight domestic violence

The 5th Annual Maryland Interfaith Domestic Violence Conference brought together clergy, law enforcement, and community advocates to learn how to stop domestic violence from a place in the church.

Maryland’s Langley Park tests yet another relationship with Prince George’s County

For decades, Prince George’s County had been criticized for neglecting Langley Park, a transient, low-income Latino neighborhood on its far northwest border. That impression began to change in 2012, when the county included Langley Park in its data-driven “Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative.” Then, in 2017, with little fanfare, the country “graduated” Langley Park from the program.

Bill would allow protective orders admitted in divorce court

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — The Maryland House on Thursday voted in favor of a bill that repeals language in Maryland’s Family Law prohibiting decisions in domestic violence proceedings from being admitted as evidence in divorce court. The bill passed with no dissenting votes.

National quilting project gives voice to sexual assault victims

BALTIMORE–Survivors of sexual assault and relationship violence from all over the country are sending quilt squares to Baltimore to send a powerful message.

Harford County Releases 911 Calls, Reveals Killer’s Possible Motive

Harford County has released the 911 calls from the day that Senior Deputy Patrick Dailey and Deputy First Class Mark Logsdon were killed.

Undocumented violence: one immigrant’s story

Domestic abuse is a silent crime in the state of Maryland, particularly among undocumented Hispanic immigrants. One woman such woman tells us her story.