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Print Media

Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women's Network
Working Together to End Violence Against Women
Court Watch Report 2009-2010

Chicago Tribune Coverage:
Brotman: 'Silent Witness' exhibit tells victims' stories
(download PDF)

Focus on domestic violence protection (download PDF)

Cindy Bischof's legacy (download PDF)

GPS seen as way to aid abuse victims (download PDF)

House panel advances legislation for GPS tracking of those who violate orders of protection (download PDF)

Murder exposes flaws in parole system (download PDF)

Tracking device law proposed for violators of restraining orders (download PDF)

Federal Funding cuts force agencies to turn away victims of domestic violence (download PDF)

Gun in Realtor's slaying perhaps bought illegally (download PDF)

Better domestic violence laws sought by relatives of slain woman (download PDF)

The law didn't save her (download PDF)

Elmhurst real estate agent shot to death by ex-boyfriend feared for her safety (download PDF)

Realtor killed in apparent murder-suicide in Elmhurst (download PDF)

Chicago Sun-Times coverage:
A good anti-stalker law, if Illinois gets it right (download PDF)

New law OKs GPS to enforce protection orders (download PDF)

Daily Herald coverage:
Tragic domestic violence death leads to new monitoring legislation. Download PDF.

Bistro Night raises funds for ending domestic violence
(download PDF)

Luncheon honors WINGS advocates (download PDF)

$40,000 raised Bischof outing (download PDF)

WINGS (Women In Need of Growing Stronger) parters with Baird & Warner and the Cynthia L. Bischof Memorial Fund (download PDF)

Brother of slain woman opens annual WINGS fundraiser (download PDF)

Arlington Hts. woman's murder leads to new monitoring law (download PDF)

In response to death, state house backs monitoring (download PDF)

Lawmakers: Boost victim safety (download PDF)

Monitoring bracelets worth a try (download PDF)

Plea from victim's family: Monitoring bracelets could save lives (download PDF)

Court orders, cameras not enough to protect Arlington Hts. murder victim (download PDF)

Arlington Hts. woman fatally shot by ex-boyfriend who then shoots himself (download PDF)

Pioneer Local:
Don't keep abuse a secret (download PDF)

Chicago Industrial Properties:
Team effort speeds passage of Cindy Bischof Act (download PDF)

Associated Press & Other:

NEW Electronic bracelets a promising alternative for Winnebago County (download PDF)

"Cindy's Law" bill would help track domestic abusers (download PDF)

Power of GPS behind orders of protection (download PDF)

Victims fight for stalker tracking bill (download PDF)

GPS law gives abusers little latitude (download PDF)

Illinois Latest State to Allow GPS Tracking of Criminals (download PDF)

Law allows tracking of offenders (download PDF)

Illinois To Require GPS Device For Stalkers (download PDF)

Blagojevich signs domestic violence monitoring law (download PDF)

New law allows tracking of abusers (download PDF)

IL Governor Signs Law to Track Domestic Batterers Using GPS Technology (download PDF)

Law aims to protect victims from stalkers (download PDF)

Buy Lease Build: Office Industrial Retail Investment (download PDF)

GPS could track violators (download PDF)

Poe: Domestic Violence Surveillance Legislation Passes House(download PDF)

Illinois considers tracking devices to enforce orders of protection (download PDF)

Illinois plan considers tracking offenders by satellite (download PDF)

Forum mourns loss of key member (download PDF)

Advocates fear proposed budget cuts might endanger domestic-violence victims (download PDF)
  Broadcast Media
ABC's Nightline airs When Restraining Orders Don't Work...
Read the article or download a PDF. Lexington Herald-Leader:
A high-tech way to fight domestic abuse (download PDF)

News Conference: Repeat Domestic Violence Prevention Act
Rep. Zipperer and Sen. Carpenter held a press conference on Wednesday, April 22, 2009, from the Assembly Parlor. At the news conference, they unveiled the repeat domestic violence prevention act. Also attending the conference was Michael Bischof, of the Cynthia L. Bischof Memorial Foundation. Watch the press conference

Chicago Tribune Coverage:
New law uses GPS to enforce domestic restraining orders
(download press release)

Fox News Chicago Coverage:
A Crusade to Save Lives

Places to Seek Help

NPR Coverage:
GPS To Warn Domestic Violence Victims

Illinois Eyes GPS Use in Tracking Restraining Orders

WIND 560AM: Livin' Large with Geoff Pinkus
Listen to the Podcast (March 30th - Hour 2, Part 1 and 2.)
Download Part 1
Download Part 2

State Representative Ron A. Wait's Blog:
House Republicans Introduce Life-Saving Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence

Media Archive (older articles available for PDF download)
Relatives of slain woman seek better domestic violence laws

Slain realtor remembered