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Hadiya Pendleton

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

Father Michael Pfleger (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Pfleger Urges Obama To Deal With Urban Violence

The shooting death of 15-year-old honor student Hadiya Pendleton last Tuesday has been the subject of Sunday sermons all across Chicago.

02/03/2013

Community members held a march to remember Hadiya Pendleton. (Credit: CBS)

Jesse Jackson Leads March For Slain Teen

There are calls for witness protection and presidential intervention to deal with the epidemic of youth violence in Chicago. They came during a march to honor the memory of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton.

02/02/2013

Hadiya Pendleton (Supplied to CBS)

Reward Increased In Kenwood Teen’s Slaying

As Kenwood neighborhood residents gathered at a local high school to remember a slain honors student Friday, a group of Chicago ministers announced the reward for information helping find Hadiya Pendleton’s killer has risen to $30,000.

02/01/2013

Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks about the murder of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, an honor student who had performed with her school band at President Barack Obama's inauguration. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Chokes Up Discussing Teen’s Murder: ‘She Is What Is Best In Our City’

An emotional Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the 15-year-old girl who was shot and killed in Kenwood, a week after performing with her school band at President Obama’s inaugural, was “what is best in our city,” and the gunman who killed her was a “punk.”

01/30/2013

Hadiya Pendleton (Supplied to CBS)

Emanuel Meets With Slain Teen’s Family, Classmates

An $11,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the gunman who killed an honor student in Kenwood, a week after she had performed with her school band at President Barack Obama’s inauguration in Washington.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2013

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