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Hadiya Pendleton Death

Hadiya Pendleton Died 1 Year Ago Wednesday

Posted 01.29.2014 | Chicago

Story by Wendell Hutson, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago: BRONZEVILLE — Hadiya Pendleton's parents Nathaniel and Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton said if she ...

The Chicago Stories That Made 2013 -- And Where They Are Now

Posted 12.29.2013 | Chicago

2013 was an eventful year in Chicago. As we look to 2014, we wanted to take this opportunity to look back on the year that was, including some of the ...

WATCH: First Lady Tears Up During Speech On Gun Violence

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

First Lady Michelle Obama teared up as she gave a speech on gun violence in Chicago on Wednesday. Obama, who was in Chicago to speak with business ...

Bloomberg: Fight Crime By Being More Like NYC

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 04.05.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City's mayor met Thursday with the parents of a Chicago girl killed just days after performing at President Barack Obama's inaugu...

Suspects In Hadiya Pendleton Murder Make Their Plea

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.28.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Two men pleaded not guilty Thursday – one to 141 counts of first-degree murder – in the shooting death of a 15-year-old Chicago...

Let's Get One Million Kids Cooking

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Our vision is to be a change agent, industry and thought leader in promoting wellness in the fight against childhood obesity. We have an incredible call list of friends, activators, influencers and doers across the globe ready to join us in making this vision become a reality.

City's February Homicide Rate Plummets To 56-Year Low

Posted 03.01.2013 | Chicago

Fourteen homicides in a month may be staggering for some cities, but in Chicago, the number is actually a sign — however grim — of progress. Fo...

Education Will Help Save Youth From Gun Violence

Ximena N. Beltran | Posted 04.17.2013 | Chicago
Ximena N. Beltran

This issue isn't about helping those less fortunate then ourselves. The reality is we're losing people better than ourselves. It's time we accept that we are all equal and by helping our neighbors, we're helping ourselves.

2 Men Charged With Killing 15-Year-Old Obama Inaugural Performer

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 04.13.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Two Chicago gang members charged Monday in the death of a 15-year-old honor student mistook her and her friends for members of a rival...

Police: Charges Expected 'Soon' In Hadiya Pendleton's Murder

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 04.13.2013 | Chicago

By DON BABWIN, The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) -- Police said Monday that prosecutors were close to filing murder charges against two suspected g...

2 In Police Custody In Teen's Fatal Shooting

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 04.13.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Two men were taken into custody Sunday as "persons of interest" in the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old Chicago girl, a Chicago police ...

Joe Walsh Blasts First Lady For Attending Hadiya Pendleton Funeral

Posted 02.08.2013 | Chicago

Making good on his threat promise that he's not going away, ex-Congressman Joe Walsh reared his head Friday morning to blast the first lady for travel...

Michelle Obama To Attend Slain Teen's Chicago Funeral

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 04.09.2013 | Chicago

WASHINGTON -- A White House official says Michelle Obama will attend Saturday's funeral for the 15-year-old Chicago girl who was killed after returnin...

Police Still Seeking Tips In Hadiya Pendleton's Slaying

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 04.06.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Chicago police say they've been inundated with tips about the death of a 15-year-old girl who had just returned from performing at Pre...

Leaders To Obama: Help Stem Hometown Violence

Posted 02.03.2013 | Chicago

Civic leaders at a loss of how to stem Chicago's bloody tide of homicides are calling on the president to help his hometown. "The president's voic...

Hadiya Pendleton's Funeral Arrangements Announced

Posted 02.03.2013 | Chicago

Arrangements for the funeral of slain Chicago teenager Hadiya Pendleton were announced Friday as the search for her killer continues, and the reward f...

WATCH: Slain Teen Made Haunting Anti-Gang PSA

Posted 02.01.2013 | Chicago

"So many children out there are in gangs, and it is your job as students to say no to gangs and yes to a great future." Speaking in an anti-gang PS...

Rahm: 200 Cops On The Move From Desk Jobs To Patrol Duty

Posted 01.31.2013 | Chicago

Updated story Roughly 200 Chicago cops will soon be trading paper work for patrols. Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Thursday he would shift a port...

Chicago Teen's Slaying Strikes A Chord Nationwide

Posted 01.31.2013 | Chicago

News of the tragic shooting death of a 15-year-old girl in Chicago reached as far as a Senate hearing on gun control laws and prompted a response from...