Stories tagged with: domestic abuse

October 14, 2011 - 3:20pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

Domestic violence has been a silent killer in homes, schools, and communities for years. Friday the Domestic Violence Shelter- Transitions- hosted their annual luncheon to recognize, end and heal domestic abuse.

Keynote Speaker and Assistant Muskingum County Prosecutor Ron Welch has seen the impact abuse has on families. He said one in four women will at some point be exposed to abuse, whether it's mental or physical it has an effect.

"A lot of people want to know why...

June 29, 2010 - 4:00pm
5 years 9 weeks ago

A hearing has been set in a domestic abuse incident that police say happened Monday afternoon in Zanesville.

The Zanesville Police Department says it received a call that the suspect, 33-year-old Paul Mullet, tried to throw his live-in girlfriend off of the roof of a home while she was trying to escape. He then fled. Police say he later returned to the scene around 9p.m. locking himself in the attic threatening to do himself harm.

"Officers responded to 328 Abington...

October 23, 2009 - 5:08pm
5 years 45 weeks ago

City and state officials gathered with community members Friday at the Zanesville Country Club to help bring awareness to domestic violence.

Around 70 people attended Transitions Fundraising Luncheon. This is the 30th year Transitions has held the luncheon and last year it raised $5,000. The keynote speaker today is Ohio Supreme Court Justice Evelyn Stratton. She says it is important to break the cycle of domestic violence.

"I think everybody should get more...

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