A man accidentally shot in the South Shore neighborhood early Thursday while allegedly struggling with his wife over a gun has been charged with domestic battery.
Eric Alonso, 32, of the 600 block of Chester Avenue, was charged with a Class 2 felony count of aggravated domestic battery.
Steven Derkits, 30, was arrested last month for domestic battery, aggravated battery to a police officer, violating an order of protection, and resisting arrest.
CeaseFire 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.
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.
Police 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.
Donald Walsh was initially charged with domestic battery and aggravated domestic battery in July after Mokena police arrested him for allegedly beating his ex-girlfriend at her home. This week, a Will County grand jury indicted Walsh on a residential burglary charge, for which he was arraigned on Friday.
A 27-year-old Crystal Lake man is charged with attacking his live-in girlfriend in the Grand Victoria Casino parking garage in northwest suburban Elgin.
Former Chicago Bears wide receiver David Terrell was charged with domestic battery and was being held on $10,000 bond Saturday.
A man involved in a barricade situation that began late Friday inside a Woodlawn residence was ordered held on $100,000 bond Sunday.
A woman and her two small children escaped a home in unincorporated Northbrook after her attacker fell asleep, ending a week-long captivity during which the woman was repeatedly beaten.
Biting, scratching, swinging punches – descriptions of reported violence on the home of an Illinois lawmaker. They center around Illinois State Sen. Suzi Schmidt (R-Lake Villa) and her husband, Robert.
A call of a domestic battery at the north suburban home of State Sen. Suzanne “Suzi” Schmidt and her husband prompted a visit from Lake County Sheriff’s police for the second time in about six weeks.
A woman was held for more than two months against her will and regularly abused by a former boyfriend who has been charged with attempted murder, kidnapping and domestic battery in the case, police said.
Former World Series MVP Manny Ramirez was arrested in a domestic incident near his home in South Florida Monday night.
A south suburban woman has been charged with repeatedly beating an elderly relative who she was living with in unsanitary conditions, the Cook County Sheriff’s office announced Saturday.
A northwest suburban man just weeks away from completing a short jail sentence for domestic violence-related charges was indicted for trying to arrange the murder of the woman he was accused of battering.
An Evanston man allegedly hid under a blanket while police officers were investigating a report of domestic battery against him on Wednesday, then spat in two officers’ faces after he was arrested.
A New Year’s Day fight over a Polish sausage has led to charges of unlawful use of a weapon and domestic battery against a 24-year-old man.
A mother and her four young children escaped injury after a west suburban man apparently pushed her down, poured gasoline on her and lit her clothes on fire early Sunday during a domestic dispute.