Domestic abuse battery. It's defined as the intentional use of force or violence against a household member or dating partner. "We rank third in the nation for the rate of women who are murdered by men. Of course, the large majority of those are domestic homicides," Mariah Wineski says. On KSLA News 12 at 10, see how KSLA investigative reporter Stacey Cameron's Crime of Violence series is helping bring change to Louisiana's domestic relations law.