Chicago gun violence

‘They Deserve A Vote’: President Obama Makes a Powerful Case for Gun Control

By NICK CHILES “They deserve a vote.” With those words, repeated over and over as he introduced victims of gun violence during his State of...

– Feb 13, 2013

Hadiya Pendleton: Two Charged With Murder In Chicago Teen Honor Student’s Death

Chicago police may be getting closer to getting justice for Hadiya Pendleton: two alleged gang members have been charged with first-degree murder in the death...

– Feb 12, 2013

Finally, Obama Going to Chicago to Talk About Guns and Our Dying Children

By NICK CHILES After online petition drives, blogger pleas, demands from a range of leaders such as Jesse Jackson, and millions of water cooler and...

– Feb 11, 2013

Hadiya Pendleton: Chicago Gun Violence Takes Star Teen From Inauguration To the Mortuary

Her name was Hadiya Pendleton, and she was only 15 years old. The dimples in her cheeks, the sparkle in her eyes—each of these tell...

– Jan 31, 2013