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Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 at 10:25 PM
By Associated Press

Chicago Starts New Domestic Violence Task Force

Chicago Starts New Domestic Violence Task Force

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez announced the inter-governmental task force on Tuesday. It also will include efforts from Chicago police and the Department of Family and Support... Read »

Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 3:45 PM
By Marcus Riley

VP Joe Biden Attends Shelter Groundbreaking in Chicago

Biden to appear at groundbreaking for new domestic violence shelter. Read »

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 5:38 PM

Rahm Tears Up At Domestic Violence Event

Mayor gets emotional while talking about domestic violence victims. Read »

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