State’s attorneys upset over loss of grant to fight domestic, sexual violence

By Bob Audette, Brattleboro Reformer BRATTLEBORO — For nearly two decades, state\'s attorneys and victim advocates in Windham, Bennington and Franklin counties have depended on federal funding to help pay for personnel to investigate and prosecute domestic and sexual violence. In Windham County, that money paid for a part-time investigator, a prosecutor as well as an ...

Children at the center of another deadly domestic violence case

HAMILTON TWP., WARREN COUNTY —Six children have been caught up in the latest case of what police allege is a murder involving family members in Warren County. Christopher Timmons, 35, remains in the county jail, charged last week with murder in the fatal shooting of Darlene Yocum, 32, on Aug. 4 at their home while ...

New beginnings for local victims of domestic violence

NUECES COUNTY - Prosecutors with the newly developed Domestic Violence Bureau in Nueces Co. recognize the sensitive nature of these cases. \"These cases aren\'t like any other case. They\'re dealing with the dynamic of family relationships and emotional relationships that you don\'t see in other cases. These cases require a little bit more time and ...

Texas Church Shooting Followed ‘Domestic Situation’ With Gunman

The gunman accused of committing the deadliest mass shooting in modern Texas history sent threatening texts to his mother-in-law before targeting the church where she sometimes worshiped, authorities said on Monday. Devin Kelley, 26, opened fire on the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs on Sunday, killing 26 people and wounded 20 others. His wife’s ...