New Law Will Require Stylists To Learn About The Signs Of Domestic AbuseState Senator Bill Cunningham co-sponsored a bill, that becomes law Jan. 1 requiring salon workers to take a one-hour awareness and training course about domestic violence and sexual assault before they get their licenses.
Domestic Violence Agencies Snubbed In Stopgap State BudgetThat means victims may be further victimized, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Denise Brown Continues To Raise Money For Domestic Violence VictimsDenise Brown, sister of Nicole Brown Simpson, is in town this week to raise money for domestic violence victims.
Johnson Seeks To Remove Man From CPD’s List Of Potential OfficersChicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson is seeking to remove a man from the department’s list of potential future police officers, citing his previous arrests in incidents of alleged domestic violence.
Repeat Offender's Trail Of Domestic Violence Leads To ChicagoTravis Holcomb sits in a Cook County jail cell, after a string of arrests across the country. Will he stay there? CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
DiCaro: Dusty Baker Doesn't Get It (Again)Baker's comments on Aroldis Chapman encapsulate the big problem with allegations of violence against women by pro athletes.
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.