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Ray Rice, left, and Dan Snyder. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: What Are The Ravens And Washington NFL Team Doing?

Silence can be golden sometimes.

CBS Chicago–12 hours ago

Ravens running back Ray Rice, right, with wife Janay. (Getty Images)

ESPN’s Michelle Beadle Slams Stephen A. Smith for ‘Provocation’ Comments

By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — ESPN sports reporter and host Michelle Beadle took to Twitter today to slam colleague Stephen A. Smith over his inflammatory comments on First Take about domestic violence. Smith’s comments come […]

07/25/2014

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4 Reasons Why We Should Have Foreseen Hope Solo’s Meltdown

Hope Solo allegedly attacked her sister and nephew, while everyone is shocked it’s probably something we should have seen coming.

06/26/2014

Artistic rendering of the interior of the WINGS Metro domestic violence shelter planned for the Chicago Lawn neighborhood. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Chicago Police To Get Specialized Training On Domestic Violence Calls

Each year, Chicago Police get about 200,000 calls about domestic violence, and nearly 40 of those calls end in a homicide.

12/03/2013

Women March To Raise Awareness Of Domestic Violence

Police officers led a group of mostly immigrant women on a march today on the city’s north west side as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

10/03/2013

Tio Hardiman, arrested on domestic abuse charge. (Credit: Hillside Police)

Ousted CeaseFire Leader Helped Implement Zero-Tolerance Policy For Domestic Violence

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.

06/06/2013

Milton Bradley.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Former Cub Bradley Convicted Of Abusing Wife

Milton Bradley, 35, was convicted after a four-week trial of nine misdemeanor counts, including four counts of spousal battery, one count of assault with a deadly weapon and one count of making criminal threats.

06/03/2013

Tio Hardiman, arrested on domestic abuse charge. (Credit: Hillside Police)

Hardiman Out As CeaseFire Director Following Domestic-Violence Arrest

Tio 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.

06/03/2013

Tio Hardiman, arrested on domestic abuse charge. (Credit: Hillside Police)

20K Bond For Head Of Chicago Anti-Violence Group Arrested For Allegedly Hitting Wife

A judge set bond at $20,000 for the head of a publicly funded anti-violence group is now facing charges after allegedly attacking his wife inside their suburban home.

06/01/2013

Artistic rendering of the exterior of the WINGS Metro domestic violence shelter planned for the Chicago Lawn neighborhood. (Credit: City of Chicago)

City To Help Build New Domestic Violence Shelter In Chicago Lawn

According to the mayor’s office, it’s the first expansion of domestic violence shelters in Chicago in a decade.

05/29/2013

Cook County police arrest a domestic-violence suspect during a series of sweeps this week. (CBS)

Sheriff’s Police Arrest 65 In Domestic-Violence Sweep

Up rickety stairs, in narrow gangways and alleys and in houses and apartments, the sheriff’s department was on a mission this week. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.

05/10/2013

Cell Phone (Credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Judge Re-Thinking Courthouse Cell Phone Ban, With Domestic Violence Victims In Mind

Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans says a major impetus for restricting cell phones is the activity of gang members, who have used cell phones to take pictures of witnesses. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

01/04/2013

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City, County Hold Vigil For Victims Of Domestic Violence

For seven years, Shemaraya Mannie was a victim of domestic violence.

WBBM Newsradio–10/24/2012

Michael Axtell (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Domestic Violence Ends In Death In Lake County

A 41-year-old man is in jail on a $3 million bond after he was charged with the murder of the mother of his 19-year-old daughter in Lake County.

10/06/2012

Drew Peterson Court

Pastor Who Testified In Peterson Trial Fights Domestic Violence

A Naperville pastor who testified against Drew Peterson in his murder trial is using his notoriety for a higher purpose.

WBBM Newsradio–10/02/2012

Brett Myers. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: I’m Not Cheering For A Monster, I’m Cheering For A Player

New White Sox relief pitcher Brett Myers is a scumbag. It’s not much of a stretch to go there or to call him a coward or the posterchild for white trash. He looks more like he belongs at a Gathering of the Juggalos than on an MLB mound.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

Brett Myers. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Zuba: I Won’t Cheer For A Monster

Admittedly, I have a tough time respecting men who allegedly beat their wives.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

Robert Signorile

Man Charged With Beating Girlfriend To Death In McHenry County

The police chief in Huntley says “it’s frustrating” that a woman ended up being murdered after allowing her boyfriend to return, even though he had beaten her in the past.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

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Man Who Killed 4 In Aurora DUI Crash Arrested Again

The Aurora man notorious for a deadly car crash that killed three teens 15 years ago was arrested again Monday on domestic violence charges.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

Scales Of Justice

Domestic Violence Victim Must Pay Imprisoned Husband Who Attacked Her

A woman known as a vocal advocate for the rights of domestic violence, and a victim herself, has been ordered to pay thousands of dollars to the man convicted of trying to kill her.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2011

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