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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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Police: Man Stabs Himself During Fight With Girlfriend

A west suburban man who stabbed himself during a drunken fight with his girlfriend Wednesday is also facing domestic battery charges.

08/10/2011

Jay Mariotti

New Charges For Former Sun-Times Columnist Jay Mariotti

Former Chicago Sun-Times sports columnist and ESPN personality Jay Mariotti was back in court this week, facing new charges after he confronted his ex-girlfriend.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2011

Jay Mariotti

New Charges For Former Sun-Times Columnist Jay Mariotti

Former Chicago Sun-Times sports columnist and ESPN personality Jay Mariotti was back in court this week, facing new charges after he confronted his ex-girlfriend.

05/11/2011

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Woman Stabbed Multiple Times On NW Side

A 28-year-old woman was stabbed repeatedly in her Albany Park home Saturday morning in a domestic dispute with her boyfriend.

04/02/2011

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Bradley’s Wife Files For Divorce, Claims Domestic Violence

A new published report details a domestic violence charge by the wife of former Cub Milton Bradley, who is now seeking a divorce.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2011

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