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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Kenwood »

141 Counts Against Alleged Hadiya Killer 'A Joke,' Defense Lawyer Says

Two men pled not guilty in the murder while the girl's mother appeared with Obama at the White House.

Kenwood »

Hadiya Pendleton's Accused Killers Indicted

Michael Ward and Kenneth Williams have been indicted in the 15-year-old South Sider's fatal shooting.

Kenwood »

Hadiya Pendleton's Mother Appears in PSA for Gun Control

Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton calls for background checks in the PSA made by Mayors Against Illegal Guns.

Kenwood »

Cops Vow Crackdown on SUWU Gang After Hadiya's Alleged Killers Charged

Cops will target a gang to which Hadiya Pendleton's alleged killers belonged for any and all infractions.

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Sen. Mark Kirk Asks Hadiya Pendleton's Parents to Name Bill After Her

Kirk met with Cleopatra and Nathaniel Pendleton to talk about gun violence Wednesday.

Kenwood »

Obama State of the Union: Hadiya's Parents 'Deserve a Vote' on Gun Control

Parents of the slain Chicago teen sat next to first lady Michelle Obama during the president's speech.

Kenwood »

Hadiya's Alleged Killer Said 'Everyone Had to Go' After His Friend Killed

Michael Ward and Kenneth Williams allegedly wanted revenge against rival gang but went after wrong group.

Kenwood »

Hadiya Pendleton Murder Suspects Arrested on Way to Strip Club: Top Cop

Suspects Michael Ward, Kenneth Williams were ready to party the night of Hadiya's funeral, police said.