West Side Activists Want To Meet With McCarthy To Discuss ViolenceActivists in the Austin neighborhood have demanded a meeting with Police Supt. Garry McCarthy, to come up with solutions to violent crime in a community that has more murders than any other.
Illinois Primary 2014: Rauner Wins GOP Governor Nomination, Will Face Gov. QuinnIllinois Governor Pat Quinn clinched the Democratic nomination for 2014 election, defeating community activist Tio Hardiman.
Hardiman Visits Gov. Quinn's House, Demands DebateFormer CeaseFire director Tio Hardiman said it’s hypocritical for a governor who preaches good government to dodge debate in his bid for re-election.
Gov. Quinn Says He's Worked To 'Rebuild Illinois'Gov. Pat Quinn focused on ways to create jobs and trumpeted his accomplishments with election-year flair Wednesday in an annual speech that fell on the five-year anniversary of when lawmakers booted his predecessor, now imprisoned ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich, from office.
Hardiman Confident In Chances Of Beating Quinn In Race For GovernorDespite being a relative unknown, especially outside Chicago, and having only a few hundred dollars in his campaign fund, former CeaseFire director Tio Hardiman said he’s serious about trying to beat incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn in the Democratic primary election in March.
CeaseFire Shutting Down 2 Offices As City Funding Dries UpFormer CeaseFire director Tio Hardiman claimed, over the year the group received funding from the city, murders were down 100 percent in two police beats in Woodlawn.
Former CeaseFire Director Announces Run For GovernorA Chicago anti-violence activist throws his hat in the ring for Illinois Governor, reports WBBM’s Brandis Friedman.
Wife Helping Tio Hardiman Get Career Back On TrackIn their first TV interview together since the scandal broke, former CeaseFire director Tio Hardiman and his wife talk about the night he was arrested for beating her, why she dropped the charges, and the doubters.
Former CeaseFire Director's Wife Drops Domestic Violence ChargesFormer CeaseFire director Tio Hardiman’s wife has dropped the domestic violence charges that led to his ouster from the nationally-renowned violence prevention group.
Former CeaseFire Head Tio Hardiman's UIC Application ScrutinizedWhen Tio Hardiman filled out his job application at the University of Illinois at Chicago 13 years ago, he had to answer a simple yes-or-no question by checking a box.
Ousted CeaseFire Leader Helped Implement Zero-Tolerance Policy For Domestic ViolenceCeaseFire 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.
CeaseFire Names New Interim Director After Hardiman's OusterThe organization’s current COO, Dr. Candice Kane, will oversee CeaseFire Illinois’ day-to-day operations as its interim head, while continuing to manage Cure Violence’s national and international operations, spokesman Josh Gryniewicz said on Tuesday.