Gov. JB Pritzker Signs 'Colton's Law,' Creating Domestic Violence Task Force In Honor Of Slain Joliet Toddler"Why did it have to be my son? Why did it have to be Colton? And the more that I walk this journey I think maybe it was me that had to do it," Cassandra Tanner Miller said.
Cook County Judge Orders Domestic Violence Hearings Continue To Be Held RemotelyJust one week after CBS 2 exposed big concerns from domestic violence victims, Cook County's top judge has ordered all domestic violence hearings will continue to be held remotely.
Cook County To Allow For Filing Of Orders Of Protection 24 Hours A Day, But Domestic Violence Survivor Advocates Say It's Not EnoughSurvivors of domestic violence in Cook County will soon be able to file for an order of protection anytime day or night. But as CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reported Thursday, advocates for those survivors said it is not enough.
Banana Bread Recipe Combats Uptick In Domestic Violence Incidents During The Pandemic; 'The Response Has Been Overwhelming'"We had heard nationally that there was an uptick of 25% in calls about domestic violence cases. What we've experienced at the clinic is actually an uptick of 44%. And I can tell you that all of my attorneys are at full capacity."
Archdiocese Of Chicago Celebrates Fifth Annual Mass For Domestic Violence VictimsOctober is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and on Sunday morning, the Archdiocese of Chicago celebrated its fifth annual mass for victims.
City Partners With Airbnb To Help Those Fleeing Domestic Violence During Stay-At-Home OrderMayor Lori Lightfoot on Tuesday announced a partnership with Airbnb to support people who are fleeing violence during the coronavirus pandemic.
Pritzker Signs Law Allowing Domestic Violence Survivors To Withhold AddressesGov. J.B. Pritzker on Wednesday signed a law intended to help ensure the safety of domestic violence survivors and their children.
Addison Russell Speaks Out About Domestic Violence Suspension; 'I’m Not Proud Of The Person That I Was'In his first public comments since he was suspended for 40 games for violating the league’s domestic violence policy, Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell apologized to his wife and his team, and said he believes counseling is making him a better person.
Airbnb Brought $8.2 Million In Taxes To Chicago Last YearThe City of Chicago collected $8.2 million in tax revenue from local Airbnb hosts in 2018.
Ald. Ricardo Munoz Out On Bond, Charged With Domestic BatteryAld. Ricardo Munoz is out on bond after being charged with attacking his wife on New Year's Eve.
Ald. Ricardo Munoz Charged With Domestic BatteryAlderman Ricardo Munoz has been charged with one misdemeanour count of domestic battery.
CFD Report Reveals Mercy Hospital Shooter Had History Of Mistreating WomenJuan Lopez was fired two months after he began Chicago Fire Department training in 2014, in part for his behavior towards women.
Cubs' Russell On Leave Amid Abuse Claims; Epstein Calls Allegations 'Very Disturbing'Domestic violence allegations against him first came to light a year ago, when a friend of his ex-wife, Melisa Reidy, accused him of abuse in an Instagram post.
Urban Meyer Placed On Leave, OSU Investigates Allegations Against Ex-AssistantMeyer said he was aware of an incident involving Zach and Courtney Smith in 2009, while they were still married.
Chicago Eyes Airbnb Fee To Help Domestic Violence Victims Chicago may impose a new surcharge on home share rentals through sites such as Airbnb and use the money to provide more beds at domestic violence shelters.