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Domestic violence on the rise in midst of failing economy

By August 4, 2009March 19th, 2015No Comments

Hot weather and a cold economy have combined to drive up domestic violence cases, according to local law enforcement officials in Deming, New Mexico. Cases often increase in summer months because of heat-related stress, but an increasing number of cases also seem to have joblessness and money worries as aggravating factors, writes Kevin Buey of the Deming Headlight.

Carol Smith

Carol Smith