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Service providers in Pa. are standing by to help people experiencing domestic violence during the holidays

Factors such as money, drinking and family gatherings can make abuse that was already taking place get worse.

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

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Wife of ex-Baltimore County police officer: York Area Regional police chief blocked protective order

The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General is investigating the allegation.

By The Associated Press

Updated: 2021-11-02 05:00:00

Senate candidate’s wife testifies about abuse, being choked

Laurie Parnell’s testimony came during divorce and custody proceedings in Butler County court over the custody of their three children, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

By The Associated Press

Domestic violence shelters see an uptick in calls, worry about dwindling funding

Domestic violence shelters in western Pennsylvania say they’re seeing an increase in hotline calls, amid worries that a difficult and isolating winter is on the way.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA