• Mirkarimi allegedly bruises Lopez's right arm.

    Ross Mirkarimi and his wife, Eliana Lopez, had an argument about whether she could take their two-year-old son, Theo, to Venezuela to visit her family, according to court documents. During that argument, Mirkarimi allegedly bruise Lopez's right arm. She also texted, “I will push hard to take Ross to therapy. Poor Theo is so confused.”
  • Lopez tells Madison about the argument

    Lopez tells Madison about the argument, according to court documents. Madison records video of the conversation, during which Lopez displays the bruise and says, "I've been telling him [Mirkarimi] we need help."
  • Lopez asks Madison to not tell police about the incident

    Mirkarimi, Lopez, and their son go to Monterey Bay Aquarium, according to a prosecutor's statements. While there, Lopez texts Madison about Mirkarimi, "He feels the need to call everyone and tell everyone they are on a family trip. In a subsequent message Lopez sent before Jan. 4, she texted Madison, "Hello Ivory. I’m not going to call the police. I’m going to open a record with my doctor.” In a subsequent exchange [which may or may not be a text], Lopez implored Madison, “Please don’t say any
  • Madison calls police to report the incident.

    Lopez tells another neighbor about her argument with Mirkarimi, in which she describes him as "going ballistic," according to court documents.
  • Mirkarimi is sworn into office

    Lopez and their son attend the event. Lopez is wearing a sleeveless dress.
  • Mirkarimi is arrested.

    Mirkarimi is arrested on three misdemeanor charges of domestic battery, child endangerment, and dissuading a witness.
  • Mirkarimi pleads not guilty, but a judge bars him from contacting his wife and child

  • A judge sets Feb. 24 for the start of Mirkarimi's trial.