An advocate working with victims says call for help if you feel threatened in a domestic situation.
The group End Domestic Violence Wisconsin said there were 55 deaths related to domestic violence last year. Braden Bayne-Allison from Tri-County Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault headquartered in Rhinelander says 16 of those deaths were from murder-suicides, with the rest from domestic violence...
A bill...authored by state Assembly Republicans ... would establish a clear method for people served with domestic violence injunctions to surrender their weapons. Current law requires people to surrender their weapons if an injunction is approved by a judge, but the method to do the surrender has been ambiguous.
A new report says 89 deaths in Wisconsin were the result of domestic violence in the past two years. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. WXPR News Director Ken Krall spoke with Tri-County Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault's Shellie Holmes about the report from the statewide advocacy group End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. She says the report is numbers, but the people involved are real as are the impacts.