The slain teen's mother reacted when Michael Ward and Kenneth Williams were brought to court.
In a speech, the first lady remembered family feasts but said Americans have to watch what they eat.
The South Side legislator said he supports the bill, but he'll vote the way his constituents want him to.
The students participated in Urban Alliance Chicago, a yearlong internship and mentorship program.
Visiting Ireland with their parents, the "O'Bama" girls, Sasha and Malia, explore their ancestry.
A group of Harper High School students returned Friday after being guests of first lady Michelle Obama.
The first lady will talk to students during their Wednesday visit to Washington, D.C., officials said.
The Far South Side school has formed a committee to lobby for the coveted institution, tourism draw.
At a Washington appearance, and in her recent book, the first lady remembers an idyllic childhood.
The first lady gave a sobering speech on how violence is affecting the future of the city's youth.
First lady Michelle Obama met with students Wednesday at William Harper High School in Englewood.
The first lady will speak during a luncheon hosted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
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