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.
Micheail Ward's 84-Year Sentence Sparks Debate About Elderly InmatesLongtime victims’ advocate Dawn Valenti believes the punishment is just. However Alan Mills of the Uptown People's Law Center calls the sentence inhumane and ineffective.
Hadiya Pendleton's Killer Sentenced To 84 Years In PrisonJudge Nicholas Ford, citing Ward's lengthy juvenile record, and chances he had been given to stay out of trouble, sent Ward to prison for 84 years.
Gunman Gets 84 Years In 2013 Slaying Of Honors Student Hadiya PendletonLambasting 24-year-old Micheail Ward for a "complete absence of empathy," a Cook County judge on Monday sentenced him to 84 years in prison for the 2013 shooting death of honors student Hadiya Pendleton, just days after she performed in former President Barack Obama's second inaugural parade.
Gunman In Murder Of Hadiya Pendleton To Be SentencedThe man convicted of gunning down 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton in 2013 will learn his fate in court on Monday, nearly six years after the honors student was slain on the South Side.
Harsh Park Revisited Five Years After Hadiya Pendleton MurderWhen Hadiya Pendleton walked into Harsh Park on an unassuming January afternoon five years ago, she could have never known the decision to hang out with friends would mean she would soon become the face of Chicago's gang violence problem.
The Cost Of Justice In The Hadiya Pendleton TrialsThe public defender's office declined to share its costs, but during the trial we know at least one of the six witnesses was paid.
Family Of Hadiya Pendleton: 'We've Been Waiting For 5 Years, We Got Justice'The family of Hadiya Pendleton showed raw emotion, shouts for joy, tears, and celebration as the jury announced the verdict Thursday.
Second Reputed Gang Member Convicted Of Killing Hadiya PendletonJurors convicted Micheail Ward of first-degree murder Thursday in the 2013 slaying of honor student Hadiya Pendleton, a say after a separate jury convicted getaway driver Kenneth Williams.
Jury Reaches Verdict For Alleged Gunman In Hadiya Pendleton MurderJurors have begun deliberating first-degree murder charges against Micheail Ward, the alleged gunman in the 2013 slaying of honor student Hadiya Pendleton, one day after a separate jury convicted getaway driver Kenneth Williams.
Closing Arguments Set For Alleged Gunman In Hadiya Pendleton Murder TrialJurors will hear closing arguments today at the trial of the alleged gunman in the 2013 slaying of Hadiya Pendleton, a day after a different jury convicted the alleged getaway driver.
Guilty Verdict In Hadiya Pendleton MurderKenneth Williams, the alleged driver of the man suspected of killing Hadiya Pendleton, has been found guilty of first degree murder.