This evening – a South Side teenager will get an award from the Boy Scouts of America: an honor only a few other scouts have ever received in this country.
King College Prep held a memorial service this afternoon. Students placed purple tape on their lockers. Purple was Hadiya’s favorite color. A portrait of the honor student hangs in the school main office. CBS 2′s Jim Williams tells us what’s changed in the community where Hadiya lost her life.
A year ago Wednesday, the murder of one teenage girl stunned the city and inspired renewed efforts to stop gun violence.
The City Council’s Housing Committee agreed to lease — for $1 through 2016 — two unused offices in the Martin Luther King Community Center to the foundation created to turn pain into purpose by providing mentoring, tutoring, computer and recreation programs for young people after school.
The parents of a murdered Chicago teenager are helping children who have lost siblings to violence today, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Activists and victims’ families observed the one-year anniversary of the school shootings in Newtown, Conn., Saturday by meeting in the Back of the Yards park in which 13 people were shot in an assault rifle attack.
The Hadiyah Pendleton Foundation gave out 100 backpacks–filled with back-to-school supplies–to students at a Kenwood park on Wednesday.
Two families and groups of friends, two tragedies, but one goal. The families of Blair Holt — shot dead on a CTA bus six years ago at age 16 — and 15 year old Hadiya Pendleton — murdered not six months ago — held respective birthday celebrations for their lost loved ones.
Four months after Hadiya Pendleton’s murder, her parents continue to work toward making Chicago’s streets safer.
The two men charged with murder in the shooting death of 15-year-old honor student Hadiya Pendleton pleaded innocent on Thursday.
Preserving peace, striking down violence. That was the message behind a charity volleyball game tonight. Friends of slain teen Hadiya Pendleton are raising funds to keep her dreams alive.
An invite to the White House Easter Egg Roll for the mother and brother of a teen killed in January near the Obama’s home in Chicago.
he murder of Hadiya Pendleton made headlines in Chicago and across the country. Now, as CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, the mom of the teenager with such a bright future has plans to help other kids excel.
A day after a gun trafficking law named after slain Chicago teen Hadiya Pendleton made its way to the Senate floor, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said he believes it has the best chance of becoming law out of all the gun control proposals being considered on Capitol Hill.
Funeral services were held today on the West Side for an 18-year-old Chicago High School student shot in the back, allegedly by a gang member aiming for someone else, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
It’s a job no parent wants–to go on a crusade in memory of their child.
President Barack Obama made a pitch for tighter firearms controls as well as economic measures that he says could improve young peoples’ safety in the long run.
President Obama connected Hadiya Pendleton to his own neighborhood as the teenager’s parents sat in the gallery, right next to the 1st lady. CBS 2’s Jim Williams spoke to them earlier.
CBS 2 has learned Michael Ward violated that probation three times before her killing, with only one violation being reported to the judge.
Several Chicagoans who have lost children to gun violence were in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday for a congressional hearing on how to balance new gun laws against the constitutional rights of gun owners.