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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.

South Shore (above 79th) »

Teen Survivors of Gun Violence Confront Deeper Wounds

Lawrence Sellers and Donald Murphy survived bullet wounds but face emotional injuries in the aftermath.

West Pullman »

Real Men Cook for Father's Day

Hadiya Pendleton's dad, Nathaniel Pendleton, was guest of honor and top chef at the Real Men Cook fest.

West Pullman »

Hadiya Pendleton's Dad to Lead Fathers Day 'Real Men Cook' Event

Nathaniel Pendleton said cooking relaxes him and helps him deal with the death of his daughter.

Englewood »

Chicago's Top Cop Calls U.S. War on Drugs 'Wholesale Failure'

CPD Supt. Garry McCarthy added that focusing on "hot-people policing" has worked in Englewood, Lawndale.