Spiritual leaders and parents who have lost children to gun violence pleaded for peace Friday in anticipation of a verdict in the Trayvon Martin case.
At least eight people were wounded in separate shootings during a bloody two hours Friday night on the Northwest and South sides.
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.
Father Michael Pfleger opens up about his experience being stalked by a Deerfield woman who is being held in jail. CBS 2′s Jim Williams reports.
Father Michael Pfleger took to Twitter, questioning why the shootings today in New York was an international story, while overnight violence in Chicago barely raised an eyebrow.
CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson praises Walgreens for taking a different approach to the contents of Easter baskets this year.
Two men entered the Bishop Golden Store in the 1400 block of West 79th Street and opened fire on the people inside about 6 p.m., killing one man and wounding five others.
The cardinal requested the plan after he suspended Pfleger last spring over comments the priest made about not wanting to leave his South Side base.
It’s been a year of ups and downs, highs and lows, for Chicago’s Francis Cardinal George. He talks with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.
Father Michael Pfleger has been reinstated as pastor of St. Sabina, but he will work on a transition plan to find a new leader for the South Side congregation, it was announced Friday.
A smiling but reserved Father Michael Pfleger surfaced Saturday to help feed the hungry outside the church where he has been suspended. CBS 2′s Mike Puccinelli reports.
In the latest salvo in a very public battle over the leadership at St. Sabina, members of the church put their thoughts in black and white today–with a full-page advertisement in the Chicago Sun-Times.
Cardinal Francis George on Friday defended his suspension of Father Michael Pfleger, saying it is his job to deal with priests in crisis. CBS 2′s Roseann Tellez reports.
Cardinal George, traveling to Rome for the beatification of Pope John Paul II, won’t be able to escape the controversy over Father Michael Pfleger’s suspension back home. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson says the fate of Father Michael Pfleger could be decided as soon as this Easter weekend.
“Like Albertina Walker said, I’m still here,” the Rev. Michael Pfleger, pastor of St. Sabina Church, told parishioners Sunday, quoting the late gospel singer.
Mayor Richard M. Daley asked the owners of downtown buildings to use blue lighting next week to symbolize peace in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.
A spirited rally saw more than a hundred community activists crammed into the Chicago School Board lobby to demand an expansion of the Charter School System.