Graduation Ceremony

First Lady Michelle Obama hugs Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton and Nathaniel A. Pendleton Sr., of Chicago, before President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech at the U.S. Capitol February 13, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Pendletons' daughter, Hadiya, was murdered on January 29, 2013, when she was shot and killed in Harsh Park on Chicago’s' South Side.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama To Speak At Graduation For Hadiya Pendleton’s Classmates

First Lady Michelle Obama will return to Chicago in June, to give the commencement speech at what would have been Hadiya Pendleton’s graduation ceremony.

04/21/2015

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy shakes hands with police officers before a recruit graduation at Navy Pier, about one week after having angioplasty for blocked arteries. (Credit: CBS)

Recovering McCarthy Says “I’m Doing Very Well. I Feel Great”

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Wednesday made his first public appearance since undergoing an emergency heart procedure last week, joking with a class of new police recruits that “Word of my demise was greatly exaggerated.”

06/11/2014

Despite warnings not to do so, many graduates of Ridgewood High School tossed their caps in the air at the end of their graduation ceremony, prompting the school to withhold all diplomas until students apologize. (Credit: Home  Video)

School Backs Down, Won’t Punish Grads For Tossing Caps In The Air

Tossing your cap into the air after graduating high school might seem like the perfect way to celebrate, but a suburban school superintendent found it so “disrespectful and insubordinate” he’s withholding every graduate’s diploma until they apologize.

05/29/2014

Graduation Cap And Gown

New Trier Senior Will Miss Graduation Ceremony After Porn Prank

A New Trier High School student has lost his bid to march in his graduation ceremony, despite getting in serious trouble for printing porn from a school computer.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2011