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Bronzeville »

Hadiya Pendleton Park Expansion Headed Forward Despite Shooting

"There's always been a need for more open space in the community," said Ald. Pat Dowell.

Bronzeville »

Teens Shot Near Hadiya Pendleton Park Not Intended Targets, Police Say

Vonzell Banks, 17, was fatally shot in his chest and back. A 19-year-old man was shot in his foot.

Kenwood »

Michelle Obama Tells King H.S. Grads: The South Side Made Me Who I Am

Obama chose to give the commencement at King after the students won the first lady's video competition.

Hyde Park »

Slain Teen Hadiya Pendleton Remembered on Her 18th Birthday

Pendleton's classmates are pushing for a national day of peace to address gun violence.

Streeterville »

Two Years After Killing, Hadiya Pendleton's Name Will Grace Chicago Park

A South Side park has been renamed in honor of the Chicago teenager who was killed in 2013. 

Bronzeville »

Hadiya Pendleton Park Nears Approval From Park District

The Chicago Park District plans to add nearly 2 acres to the park.

Downtown »

Hadiya's Birthday 'an Extremely Emotional Time' for Pendletons

"We're just hanging in there," said Nathaniel Pendleton on what would have been Hadiya's 17th birthday.

Auburn Gresham »

Father Pfleger Offers $5,000 Reward to Turn In Gun Runners

Mayor Emanuel and parents of children killed in gun violence joined Pfleger at an anti-violence rally.

Grand Boulevard »

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.