Michelle Obama

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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) »

Michelle Obama Recalls Childhood Eat-Fests of Ribs, Burgers, Shakes

In a speech, the first lady remembered family feasts but said Americans have to watch what they eat.

Chatham »

Robocalls Against Gay Marriage Not Swaying State Lawmaker, He Says

The South Side legislator said he supports the bill, but he'll vote the way his constituents want him to.

South Loop »

Michelle Obama Tells High School Graduates 'There Is So Much to Dream For'

The students participated in Urban Alliance Chicago, a yearlong internship and mentorship program.

Kenwood »

Obama's Irish Roots: From Old Sod to South Side for First Daughters

Visiting Ireland with their parents, the "O'Bama" girls, Sasha and Malia, explore their ancestry.

Englewood »

Harper High Students: White House Visit 'Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience'

A group of Harper High School students returned Friday after being guests of first lady Michelle Obama.

Englewood »

Michelle Obama to Meet Again with Harper Students

The first lady will talk to students during their Wednesday visit to Washington, D.C., officials said.

Chatham »

Chicago State University Wants Obama's Presidential Library

The Far South Side school has formed a committee to lobby for the coveted institution, tourism draw.

South Shore »

Michelle Obama Recalls Growing Up in South Shore

At a Washington appearance, and in her recent book, the first lady remembers an idyllic childhood.

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.

West Englewood »

Michelle Obama Inspires Harper High School Students

First lady Michelle Obama met with students Wednesday at William Harper High School in Englewood.

Downtown »

Michelle Obama to Address Violence in Chicago Wednesday

The first lady will speak during a luncheon hosted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.