domestic violence http://kplu.org en State High Court Points to Police Negligence in Woman's Murder http://kplu.org/post/state-high-court-points-police-negligence-womans-murder <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Advocates for victims of domestic violence are praising a Washington Supreme Court decision that they say could help save lives.</span></p><p>The case concerns the serving of an anti-harassment order by the Federal Way Police Department on a man who later killed his girlfriend. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 01:54:42 +0000 Paula Wissel 10589 at http://kplu.org State High Court Points to Police Negligence in Woman's Murder Seahawks linebacker Leroy Hill arrested on assault charges http://kplu.org/post/seahawks-linebacker-leroy-hill-arrested-assault-charges <p>Seattle Seahawks linebacker Leroy Hill has been arrested after police say he assaulted his girlfriend and kept her in his home against her will.</p><p>According to a release from the Issaquah Police Department on Wednesday morning, Hill was arrested on investigation of unlawful imprisonment-domestic violence and third-degree assault-domestic violence.</p><p>Issaquah police said Hill would be booked into the King County Jail.</p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 18:45:03 +0000 The Associated Press 7679 at http://kplu.org Seahawks linebacker Leroy Hill arrested on assault charges Helping refugee women fight domestic violence http://kplu.org/post/helping-refugee-women-fight-domestic-violence <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-966900.mp3</p><p>Refugees face a lot of stress.&nbsp; They&rsquo;re usually escaping war or poverty.&nbsp; They land here unable to speak English and without a means of support.&nbsp; But for some women, there&rsquo;s the additional burden of domestic violence. Tue, 03 May 2011 18:33:31 +0000 Paula Wissel 1527 at http://kplu.org Wednesday morning's headlines http://kplu.org/post/wednesday-mornings-headlines-15 <p>Making headlines this morning around the Northwest:</p><ul><li><strong>Where&#39;s Spring? Snow Falls in Lowlands, Mountains</strong></li><li><strong><strong>Farewell to State&#39;s Last Polling Places</strong></strong></li><li><strong>Seattle Settlement Over Domestic Violence Cases</strong></li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Hey, it&#39;s April 6th!</strong></p><p>Brrr. It&#39;s chilly at sea level, and if you live in the Cascade or Olympic foothills there&#39;s a good chance you&#39;ve seen some snow flakes fall, as Snohomish County has this morning. Mountain passes are getting a new dumping of snow, as April marches on.</p><p> Wed, 06 Apr 2011 14:21:56 +0000 KPLU News Staff 1144 at http://kplu.org Wednesday morning's headlines Thursday morning's headlines http://kplu.org/post/thursday-mornings-headlines-4 <p>Making headlines this morning:</p><ul><li><strong>Flap Over Govenor's Education Proposal Intensifies</strong></li><li><strong>Domestic violence victims face system "failures"</strong></li><li><strong>Governors meet to discuss Columbia River coal-shipping terminal</strong></li></ul><p> Thu, 06 Jan 2011 14:48:42 +0000 KPLU News Staff 487 at http://kplu.org Thursday morning's headlines Money pours into campaigns while social services struggle http://kplu.org/post/money-pours-campaigns-while-social-services-struggle <p><strong>You might think</strong> that in the midst of the Great Recession everyone - including candidates for office - are feeling the pinch. Not so. Tue, 26 Oct 2010 14:09:35 +0000 Gary Davis 57 at http://kplu.org Money pours into campaigns while social services struggle