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Police in Salt Lake City have seen a 33 percent jump in domestic violence-related calls during the past two weeks, according to KSL-TV in Salt Lake City.
The jump could be tied to businesses being closed due to coronavirus concerns.
A project that pairs police in Las Vegas with domestic violence support is expanding.
Las Vegas police are looking to reduce domestic violence killings by expanding their partnership with SafeNest, a non-profit that supports victims of domestic violence, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
HENERSON, Nev. (AP) — Henderson police say an officer fatally shot a woman during a struggle stemming from a stabbing in which the woman's 7-year-old son was seriously wounded.
The city of Las Vegas decided to go forward with an ordinance to create a new category of misdemeanor battery constituting domestic violence as a way to address a ruling by the State Supreme Court.
Last week, the city of Las Vegas decided it would stop charging people with misdemeanors for domestic violence.
North Las Vegas and Henderson are considering adopting laws to sidestep a requirement to provide jury trials in misdemeanor domestic abuse cases where gun ownership rights could be affected.
The city of Las Vegas decided it would stop charging people with misdemeanors for domestic violence.
The city of Las Vegas will no longer prosecute misdemeanor domestic violence cases.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports after the Nevada Supreme Court decided defendants in those type of cases are entitled to jury trials, the city decided to reclassify the offense as simple battery.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A change in Nevada state law to ban gun ownership by people convicted of domestic violence led the state Supreme Court to expand provisions for jury trials in misdemeanor cases.
Some 4.5 million American women are
The Department of Justice announced a series of grants totaling more than $18 million to help college campuses respond to crimes of sexual assault and domestic violence.
The University of Nevada Reno is one of the 57 recipients.
With a timely donation, Shade Tree plans to expand its emergency services