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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

Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the opening of a new women's shelter in Chicago. (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Biden, Emanuel On Hand For Opening Of New Domestic Violence Shelter

It hasn’t happened in a decade, but now the city is moving forward to expand domestic violence prevention.

11/25/2013

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