West Side Church 'Peace Window' Honors Five Children Lost To Chicago Street ViolenceThe images of five children lost to Chicago's street violence over the past decade are part of a new 25-foot peace window at a West Side church.
Firefighter Annette Nance-Holt Named Department's First Female 1st Deputy CommissionerA Chicago firefighter, whose son was killed in one of the most infamous shootings in Chicago history, has become the first woman ever to serve in the department’s second in command.
Blair Holt's Killer Gets 75 Years At Resentencing Hearing"The defendant's actions were evil, they were cold, they were calculated, they were premeditated; with the specific intent to kill," Judge Matthew Coghlan said in court.
Blair Holt's Killer To Learn New Sentence For 2007 MurderThe man who admitted to killing a Julian High School honor student on a crowded CTA bus in 2007 will receive a new sentence on Tuesday, after his original prison term was overturned when a court deemed the judge’s comments inappropriate.
Killer To Be Sentenced Again For 2007 Murder Of Blair HoltAfter an appeals court threw out his original 100-year prison term, the man who admitted to killing a Julian High School honor student on a CTA bus in 2007 was set to make his case for a more lenient sentence on Wednesday.
Blair Holt's Killer May Get New SentenceMichael Pace walked onto a CTA bus in 2007 and started shooting, injuring four and killing Holt, who dove to shield a friend.
Street Named For Blair Holt, Teen Slain Shielding Friend From GunfireBlair Holt, 16, was killed 10 years ago Wednesday when he protected a friend as a gunman opened fire on a crowded CTA bus.
10 Years Later, Blair Holt's Father Still Wonders Why Teen Was Killed"Not a day goes by that I don't think about Blair, and – had he lived – what he would be doing. I really hang my hat on that," Ron Holt said
Statue Display Honors Youth Felled By Gun ViolenceA haunting tribute to young lives lost to gun violence was on display on the Gold Coast.
Holt, Pendleton Families Mark Slain Teens' BirthdaysTwo 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.
Julian H.S. Marks 5th Anniversary Of Blair Holt's MurderIt's been five years since Blair Holt was shot and killed on a CTA bus on his way home from school.
Jackson, Civil Rights Leaders Call For Arrest Of Man Who Shot Trayvon MartinThe 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.