Hadiya Pendleton

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Friends Of Hadiya Pendleton Hold Volleyball Fundraiser

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.

03/26/2013

President And Mrs. Obama Host Annual Easter Egg Roll

Hadiya Pendleton’s Family Invited To White House Easter Egg Roll

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.

03/17/2013

Crowds file past the open casket of Hadiya Pendleton Friday. (CBS)

In Hadiya Pendleton’s Memory, A Fund-Raiser To Send Kids To Volleball Camp

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.

03/14/2013

File Photo Of Glock Handgun. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Durbin Confident In Chances For ‘Straw Purchasing’ Gun Trafficker Law

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.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2013

Frances Colon was shot and killed on Friday. (CBS)

Funeral Held For Slain Clemente High School Student

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.

03/02/2013

Hadiya Pendleton (left) was shot and killed on Jan. 29, 2013. Michael Ward (top right) and Kenneth Williams (bottom right) are charged with first-degree murder in her death. (Credit: CBS)

Hadiya Pendleton’s Mom Accepts Mission To Halt Gun Deaths

It’s a job no parent wants–to go on a crusade in memory of their child.

02/19/2013

President Barack Obama speaks about gun violence as well as the economy at Hyde Park Academy in Chicago on February 15, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Students: Stronger Gun Laws, Economic Measures Will Make Streets Safer

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.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2013

President Obama speaking during his State of the Union Address. (Credit: Getty)

Obama Refers To Hadiya Pendleton In State Of The Union Gun Control Plea

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.

02/12/2013

Michael Ward and Kenneth Williams, suspects in murder of Hadiya Pendleton

Pendleton Murder Suspect Violated Probation 3 Times

CBS 2 has learned Michael Ward violated that probation three times before her killing, with only one violation being reported to the judge.

02/12/2013

U.S. Capitol Dome

Shooting Victims’ Families Present Opposing Views At Hearing On Gun Control

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.

WBBM Newsradio–02/12/2013

Michael Ward and Kenneth Williams, suspects in murder of Hadiya Pendleton

No Bond For Suspects In Hadiya Pendleton’s Murder

Bond has been denied for the two purported gang members allegedly responsible for gunning down a 15-year-old honor student two weeks ago.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2013

Michael Ward and Kenneth Williams, suspects in murder of Hadiya Pendleton

2 Charged In Hadiya Pendleton’s Murder

Two Chicago men have been charged with the murder of Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old high school honor student who was gunned down at a Kenwood neighborhood park late last month, only days after marching at President Obama’s inauguration.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2013

President Obama delivers inaugural address on Monday in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Traveling To Chicago Friday To Address Gun Violence

President Obama will be back in town Friday to talk about the ongoing gun violence in the city.

02/10/2013

Hadiya Pendleton (Supplied to CBS)

Two People In Custody Being Questioned In Hadiya Pendleton’s Murder

Two people are in custody and being questioned about the murder of Hadiya Pendleton.

02/10/2013

Crowds file past the open casket of Hadiya Pendleton Friday. (CBS)

Man Arrested After Causing Disturbance Outside Pendleton’s Funeral

A 43-year-old man was arrested Saturday morning after causing a disturbance outside the church where funeral services for 15-year Hadiya Pendleton were to later be held.

02/09/2013

Hundreds gathered for Hadiya Pendleton's funeral.

Hundreds Gather For Hadiya Pendleton’s Funeral

Hadiya Pendleton’s family had said they wanted to keep politics out of the 15-year-old murder victim’s funeral and despite the political undertones, considering some of the guests, they mostly did.

02/09/2013

Crowds file past the open casket of Hadiya Pendleton Friday. (CBS)

Crowds Pay Respects To Hadiya Pendleton During Visitation

Funeral directors on Friday held the visitation for the 15-year-old Chicago teen who performed at President Obama’s inauguration festivities only to be gunned down days later on the South Side.

02/08/2013

Hadiya Pendleton (Supplied to CBS)

McCarthy: Detectives ‘At A Critical Point’ In Hadiya Pendleton Case

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Friday the search for the killer of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton is at a critical point, but he said he can’t reveal any details, at the risk of jeopardizing the investigation.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2013

Hadiya Pendleton (Supplied to CBS)

Michelle Obama To Attend Hadiya Pendleton’s Funeral

Michelle Obama is planning to attend the funeral of a teenager who was shot and killed about a week after she had performed at the president’s inauguration.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2013

Cook County Board

Cook County Commissioners Approve New Gun Control Measure

The Cook County Board has approved imposing fines of up to $2,000 on gun owners who fail to inform police if a gun is stolen, lost, or transferred to someone else.

WBBM Newsradio–02/05/2013

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