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Community members hold a candle light vigil at Harsh park to honor Hadiya Pendleton on Feb. 1, 2013 in Chicago.

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Community members hold a candle light vigil at Harsh park to honor Hadiya Pendleton on Feb. 1, 2013 in Chicago.

Michelle Obama Attending Chicago Shooting-Victim’s Funeral

Fifteen-year-old Hadiya Pendleton attended President Barack Obama’s second-term inauguration. First lady Michelle Obama will attend the girl’s funeral. The trip home to Chicago for the first lady comes as the president is embroiled in a debate with Congress about curbing gun...

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Andrew Holmes hands out flyers offering a $40,000 reward for the arrest of the killer of Hadiya Pendleton, on Feb. 2, 2013 in Chicago.

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Andrew Holmes hands out flyers offering a $40,000 reward for the arrest of the killer of Hadiya Pendleton, on Feb. 2, 2013 in Chicago.

Gun-Plagued Chicago: Won’t You Come Home, President Obama?

As gun violence plagues Chicago, an editorial and a news story in President Barack Obama’s hometown newspapers this week have called on him to come home to help address the city’s shootings and murder problem. An editorial in today’s Chicago...

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