CeaseFire Cuts Back As City Grant Runs OutStaff members at CeaseFire said Friday that a $1 million city grant has run out, forcing the crime-fighting organization to close two offices and lay off some violence “interrupters,” the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
CeaseFire Shutting Down 2 Offices As City Funding Dries UpFormer CeaseFire director Tio Hardiman claimed, over the year the group received funding from the city, murders were down 100 percent in two police beats in Woodlawn.
Former CeaseFire Director Announces Run For GovernorA Chicago anti-violence activist throws his hat in the ring for Illinois Governor, reports WBBM’s Brandis Friedman.
Wife Helping Tio Hardiman Get Career Back On TrackIn their first TV interview together since the scandal broke, former CeaseFire director Tio Hardiman and his wife talk about the night he was arrested for beating her, why she dropped the charges, and the doubters.
Former CeaseFire Director's Wife Drops Domestic Violence ChargesFormer CeaseFire director Tio Hardiman’s wife has dropped the domestic violence charges that led to his ouster from the nationally-renowned violence prevention group.
Former CeaseFire Head Tio Hardiman's UIC Application ScrutinizedWhen Tio Hardiman filled out his job application at the University of Illinois at Chicago 13 years ago, he had to answer a simple yes-or-no question by checking a box.
Ousted CeaseFire Leader Helped Implement Zero-Tolerance Policy For Domestic ViolenceCeaseFire Illinois’ former leader “should have volunteered” information about his 1999 domestic battery conviction to its parent agency, a spokesman said, because he was “fully aware” of and helped implement a zero-tolerance policy toward domestic violence charges.
CeaseFire Names New Interim Director After Hardiman's OusterThe organization’s current COO, Dr. Candice Kane, will oversee CeaseFire Illinois’ day-to-day operations as its interim head, while continuing to manage Cure Violence’s national and international operations, spokesman Josh Gryniewicz said on Tuesday.
Attorney: Former CeaseFire Director's Wife Was 'Beaten Like An Animal'An attorney for the wife of former CeaseFire director Tio Hardiman said she was "beaten like an animal" during a fight that prompted Hardiman's arrest, but Hardiman denied ever laying a hand on his wife.
Hardiman Out As CeaseFire Director Following Domestic-Violence ArrestTio Hardiman says he is innocent of the charges. But the parent organization of CeaseFire Illinois announced his contract won’t be renewed after June 30.
McCarthy: CeaseFire Program To Be Judged On Merits, Not Charges Against DirectorPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy said Monday that the city should not necessarily have to end a contract with the anti-violence group CeaseFire, after its director was charged with domestic abuse for allegedly punching and kicking his wife.
CeaseFire Celebrates 119 Days Since Shooting In Rogers Park Wednesday night, community residents met with representatives from the group CeaseFire to discuss the streak, and what has allowed it to happen.