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Hadiya Pendleton Park: Alderman Wants Buckthorn Park Named for Slain Teen

Buckthorn Park would be renamed and expanded as the city tries to lure development to 43rd Street.

Kenwood »

Hadiya Pendleton's Friend Honored for Shielding Friend From Gunfire

Lawrence Sellers will be awarded the Honor Medal from Boy Scouts of America Sunday.

Kenwood »

Hadiya Pendleton's Family, Former Classmates Remember Slain Teen

King College Prep students and teachers read poems and sang songs to remember their slain classmate.

Bronzeville »

Hadiya Pendleton's Family Mourns Fallen 'Angel' One Year After Murder

"I can still see her smile and beautiful eyes. She was our angel," her mom said.

Kenwood »

Hadiya Pendleton Foundation Gets Support from McDonald's Owner

A check presentation to Hadiya Pendleton's parents from Yolanda Travis is set for Friday.

Bronzeville »

Hadiya Pendleton Foundation in Line for Office Space From City

The City Council Housing Committee approved the $1 use agreement for the charity's use.

Hyde Park »

Hyde Park/Kenwood Year in Review: 5 Stories That Mattered to Locals in 2013

Hadiya Pendleton's murder and huge investments by the University of Chicago rocked Hyde Park and Kenwood.

Kenwood »

King College Prep History Teacher Uses Poetry to Unlock History

Eric Young helped students write poems and organize a memorial to cope with Hadiya Pendleton's murder.

South Loop »

Hadiya Pendleton-Inspired Piece to Help Launch Transition for Dance Company

The ballet debuts Friday as part of Deeply Rooted Dance Theater's "Generations" performance.

Downtown »

Hadiya Pendleton Pivotal in Gun Debate Say Sen. Kirk, Supt. McCarthy

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk joined Police Supt. Garry McCarthy in urging mandatory minimums for gun violations.

Grand Crossing »

Tougher Gun Laws Would Have Kept Murder Victims in Jail, Top Cop Says

ANALYSIS: 89 shooting victims this year would have been in jail under harsher penalties pushed by cops.

Edison Park »

Rahm Sticks to His Guns on Mandatory Minimum Sentences

Mayor Rahm Emanuel did not back down from his call for a three-year sentence for gun violations.

Kenwood »

Hadiya Pendleton Foundation Sponsors First Toy Drive

A toy drive sponsored by the Hadiya Pendleton Foundation aims to bring Christmas joy to kids in need.  

Kenwood »

Hadiya Pendleton's Mom Sobs in Court as Daughter's Alleged Killers Appear

The slain teen's mother reacted when Michael Ward and Kenneth Williams were brought to court.

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