Ronald Holt

Blair Holt and Hadiya Pendleton (Photos supplied to CBS)

Holt, Pendleton Families Mark Slain Teens’ Birthdays

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.

CBS 2–06/03/2013

Blair Holt, 16, was shot and killed while protecting a friend when a gang member opened fire on a CTA bus on May 10, 2007. (Family Photo)

Julian H.S. Marks 5th Anniversary Of Blair Holt’s Murder

It’s been five years since Blair Holt was shot and killed on a CTA bus on his way home from school.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2012

An undated photo of Trayvon Martin (CBS)

Jackson, Civil Rights Leaders Call For Arrest Of Man Who Shot Trayvon Martin

The parents of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin were joined Monday by civil rights leaders, including Rev. Jesse Jackson, who called for the arrest of George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain who shot and killed Martin one month ago.

CBS 2–03/26/2012