Recent Domestic Violence News
Alan Pergament from The Buffalo News I’ve long been highly complimentary of WGRZ-TV (Channel 2) reporter-anchor Claudine Ewing. Anyone who read my January 2017 feature calling her “arguably Buffalo’s most underrated broadcast journalist” on her 25th anniversary in...
By Sonia Hassan / SPECIAL TO THE NEWS I never wanted the public spotlight – and I certainly never wanted it for this. But 10 years ago, the night my family lost our strongest protector, we also lost our anonymity forever. Survivors are often left to the mercy of the...
Children who come to the FJC now have a fantastic enchanted forest playroom to visit while their parent receives services. Designed and built by local artists, theater and movie set creators, David Butler (David Butler Designs Pro Creation), Amy Kempf, Sean Kulak, JB...
Shane Casado was released from jail for nine days after his indictment for murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend Rachael Wierzbicki. Her family and friends were horrified at this news... Read the full story from The Buffalo News.
Most people remember Aasiya Zubair Hassan for her death – how her manipulative and vengeful husband stabbed and beheaded her in February 2009 in an Orchard Park television studio. They remember the riveting, two-week murder trial that exposed Muzzammil “Mo” Hassan as a deluded and narcissistic killer.
2 On Your Side spoke with Mary Murphy of the Family Justice Center of Erie County about the warning signs people should know and what resources are available.
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The Merriam Webster dictionary defines a survivor as 1. To remain alive or in existence, 2. To continue to function or prosper. Reading the definition makes it sound so simple and easy just to be. For me to truly appreciate being a survivor, I had to first become a...read more
The first morning that I woke up in bed alone after ten years of turmoil, I was amazed. I expected grief, I expected regret, I expected an overwhelming sense of loss. What I had not expected was the overwhelming ANGER. I had anger toward someone who was no longer...read more
by Patricia Stoman Walker "This article was originally published in The Bulletin, the official publication of the Bar Association of Erie County. It is reprinted...read more