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#WearOrange: ‘Party for Peace’ Set for Today

Group is encouraging everyone to wear orange as a symbol of peace

Michelle Obama Gives Emotional Anti-Violence Speech

Michelle Obama spoke with Chicago business executives at a luncheon to end youth violence.

What We’re Reading This Week [April 5, 2013]

The most talked about news this week from Trayvon Martin's parents' settlement to the Atlanta teachers cheating scandal to another Kevin Clash accuser.

Chicago woman killed same day sister sat behind Obama

18-year-old Janay McFarlane killed same day Obama visits sister's school for gun control speech.

Two charged in death of Hadiya Pendleton, no bail

Michael Ward, 18, and Kenneth Williams, 20, both charged in the death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton.

Two in Custody in Hadiya Pendleton Murder

Two men were taken into custody Sunday as “persons of interest” in the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old Chicago girl, a Chicago police spokeswoman said.

Michelle Obama to Attend Hadiya Pendleton’s Funeral

Michelle Obama to attend funeral for Hadiya Pendleton, slain Chicago teen, Saturday.

Hadiya Pendleton Spoke Out Against Gang Violence

Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old who was killed a few days after performing at the Inauguration spoke out against gun violence when she was alive.

Family of Hadiya Pendleton Welcomes Gun Control Debate

The family of a Chicago teenager killed a week after performing in President Barack Obama's inauguration supports using her death to help shape the debate ...