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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.

Chicago »

Sen. Kirk Wants 'Mass Pickup' of Gangster Disciples

In a TV interview, the senator said he wants to toss members of the gang into Thomson prison.

Chicago »

Mark Kirk: Senators Who Rejected Background Checks Must Answer to Voters

The Republican Illinois senator has broken from his party to support stricter gun laws.

Chicago »

Booze and a Boat Helped Forge Senate Gun Compromise, Sen. Mark Kirk Says

As Kirk breaks ranks with the GOP, he tells of Potomac excursions where "ties might get loosened."

Englewood »

Michelle Obama: 'Hadiya Pendleton Was Me'

The first lady gave a sobering speech on how violence is affecting the future of the city's youth.

The Loop »

Nate Pendleton Joins Gun-Control 'Filibuster' Against Concealed Carry

Protesters asked state officials to preserve ban on concealed weapons, fight for it at Supreme Court.  

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