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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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At Least 3 Dead, 8 Wounded By Gunfire Throughout City

A 15-year-old girl and two men are dead, and at least eight other people were wounded by gunfire throughout the city Tuesday, police said.

01/29/2013

Damage from the fire at a Kenwood senior high rise. (Credit: CBS)

Two Injured In Kenwood Senior High Rise Fire

Two elderly people were injured in a fire in a high-rise building in the South Side Kenwood.

12/23/2012

Supporters of President Barack Obama line up outside a South Side restaurant for a free breakfast celebrating Obama's re-election to four more years in the White House. (Credit: CBS)

South Side Celebrating 4 More Years As President’s Home

For much of the nation, Tuesday’s election was just another election, but for residents of the South Side, it was neighborhood news.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2012

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Another Person Shot Near Obama’s Chicago Home

A teenage boy was shot about a block from President Obama’s home, in the second such incident in the past week.

08/31/2012

Michael Tucker (left), 20, and Kiontae Mack (right), 17, are charged with robbery and murder in the shooting death of Stephin Wilkins in the Kenwood neighborhood on Aug. 25, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man, Teenager Charged In Kenwood Murder, Robbery

A man and a 17-year-old boy have been charged in connection with the robbery and fatal shooting of a man sitting in a vehicle with his girlfriend in the South Side Kenwood neighborhood early Saturday.

08/26/2012

Drexel Boulevard Fatal

7 Dead, 24 Others Wounded In Weekend Violence

It has been a terrifying and deadly weekend in Chicago, with at least seven people dead and at least 24 more wounded in shootings since Friday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

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Police Warn Of Cab Robberies On South Side

Police are warning taxi drivers to be on the alert after a string of armed robberies in cabs in the South Side Kenwood neighborhood.

08/22/2012

US President Barack Obama greets people as he arrives at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago on August 11, 2012. Obama is in his hometown to attend campaignevents ahead of the November presidential election. AFP PHOTO/YURI GRIPAS (Photo credit should read YURI GRIPAS/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama In Chicago To Raise Campaign Cash

President Obama returned to Chicago on Saturday doing well in the polls but now trailing Republican Mitt Romney in raising campaign cash.

08/11/2012

U.S. President Barack Obama (R), First Lady Michelle Obama along with other First Family members walk to Valerie Jarrett's house to attend her daughter, Laura Jarret's wedding in Chicago, Illinois, on June 16, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

President, Family Attend Chicago Wedding

President Barack Obama wore a tan suit and light-colored tie Saturday evening as he walked with his family to the wedding of Laura Jarrett, the daughter of senior White House adviser Valerie Jarrett.

06/16/2012

U.S. President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia and Sasha disembark from Air Force One at the O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, on June 15, 2012. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Family In Town For Wedding, Extended Stay

South Side locals wonder whether they’ll get a glimpse of the First Family when President Obama camps out this weekend in his Kenwood neighborhood. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

06/15/2012

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Report: 200 Cops To Work As Security For Valerie Jarrett’s Daughter’s Wedding

A published report says between 100 and 200 Chicago Police officers will be off the streets Saturday to provide security for the wedding of top White House adviser Valerie Jarrett.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

President Obama's Kenwood neighborhood mansion.

Obama Returning To Chicago To Attend Wedding Of Valerie Jarrett’s Daughter

President Obama is returning to Chicago this weekend to attend the wedding of the daughter of his close adviser, Valerie Jarrett.

06/12/2012

A security checkpoint near President Obama's house in Kenwood. (CBS)

Obama Visit Enlivens His South Side Neighborhood

Mr. Obama’s presence brings street closures, strict enforcement of parking bans in the neighborhood. And it brings tourists with their cameras and iPhones, CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

06/01/2012

President Obama arrives in Chicago Friday May 1, 2012 to attend a trio of fundraisers. (Pool Video Screen Grab)

Obama In Town For Fundraisers, Will Get To Sleep In Own Bed

President Barack Obama arrived in Chicago Friday evening to attend three fundraisers.

WBBM Newsradio–06/01/2012

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Police Question Suspect In Kenwood Stabbing Death

A woman was stabbed to death Tuesday during a domestic incident in her Kenwood neighborhood home on the South Side. Police are questioning a suspect in connection with her death.

05/09/2012

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Police Questioning Suspect In Woman’s Stabbing Death

A woman was stabbed to death Tuesday during a domestic incident in her Kenwood neighborhood home on the South Side. Police are questioning a suspect in connection with her death.

05/08/2012

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Woman Shot In Face, Man Wounded In Kenwood

A woman is in critical condition after being shot in the face in a shooting early Sunday that also injured a man in the South Side Kenwood neighborhood.

03/04/2012

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