Chicago Officer To Be Remembered At Domestic Violence ShelterVictims of domestic violence will find solace at the Brenda Sexton Garden when a new shelter opens. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Advocates Want Salon Workers To Get Training In Spotting Domestic AbuseAt a City Council committee hearing Monday, prosecutors and domestic violence experts plan to campaign for hair stylists, cosmetologists, and nail technicians to go through mandatory training to spot signs of abuse, and help victims.
Comptroller: State Budget Standoff Impacting Domestic Violence ProgramsIllinois State Comptroller urged Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic leaders in the General Assembly to resolve their difference over the still-stalled state budget, as she tried to call attention to domestic violence programs that have been suffering without state funding.
Domestic Violence Shelters Drastically Cut Services During State Budget ImpasseVictims are finding it harder than ever to get help now in Illinois, CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Lawmakers Weighing Additional Protections For Campus Rape VictimsVictims of campus sex assaults in Illinois would have confidential university advisers to help guide them through the legal and medical systems under a legislative proposal that has passed the state House.
Biden To Speak On Sexual Assault Prevention At University Of IllinoisAccording to the White House, Thursday's talk is expected to highlight the "It's on Us" campaign President Obama kicked off last year. The president's initiative began as sexual assaults on college campuses became a frequent topic of news coverage.
Abuse Victims’ Advocate Outraged By Bears Signing Of Ray McDonaldCBS 2’s Brad Edwards spoke with one abuse victim’s advocate outraged by the signing.
Bar Owner Apologizes For Sign Supporting Domestic ViolenceA Lincoln Square bar owner was apologizing after one of his bartenders posted a sign supporting domestic violence, creating an uproar on social media.
Police Investigate Infant Death, Fire In KenoshaKenosha police say a male suspect is in custody and being treated for smoke inhalation following the Tuesday evening incident. Police responded to a domestic violence report at the home Tuesday and found the infant with unspecified injuries. The child died at a hospital.
Baffoe: Marshall May Not Be The Leader You Want, But He's The One You GotIt can't get worse for Chicago, so what's the worst that can happen with Brandon Marshall speaking up?
Former Bears GM Angelo Says Teams Hid 'Hundreds' Of Abuse Cases"I made a mistake," Jerry Angelo says. "I was human."
Video Honors Indiana Teenager Murdered By Ex-BoyfriendA video has been launched in honor of a Northwest Indiana teenager who was murdered by her ex-boyfriend, and as a way to get the message of teen dating violence out.