Two charged with murder in Hadiya Pendleton shooting


Two suspects have been charged in last month’s shooting death of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who performed at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, police announced Monday night.

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Shooting victim Hadiya Pendleton’s mother to attend State of the Union

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The mother of Chicago gun-violence victim Hadiya Pendleton will attend the State of the Union address as a guest of First Lady Michelle Obama, who attended the 15-year-old’s funeral over the weekend, White House aides said Monday.

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'Too young to leave us': Hundreds mourn slain Chicago teen at funeral

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Hadiya Pendleton was remembered by many today as a smiling young girl full of laughter and love.

First lady Michelle Obama and hundreds of supporters attended a funeral for the slain teen Saturday at the Greater Harvest Baptist Church in Chicago.

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Source: Michelle Obama to attend funeral of Hadiya Pendleton, 15, who was gunned down in Chicago


First Lady Michelle Obama will attend the funeral of a 15-year-old girl gunned down last week in Chicago, a White House source said.

The first lady will travel to Chicago on Saturday and attend the funeral for Hadiya Pendleton at Calahan Funeral Home, according to the source. She will attend along with Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

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After Hadiya’s death, Chicago to put 200 more cops on the street

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Two days after a teen who performed at President Obama’s inauguration weekend was gunned down, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is set to yank 200 cops from desk jobs and make them fight crime on the streets.

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'Hadiya, please stop joking,' recalls slain teen's friend of the moment a bullet hit

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Friends who witnessed the random gunning down of a 15-year-old Chicago girl less than a week after she performed at President Obama’s inauguration continue to grapple with the senseless loss of the prep school honors student.

“She was honestly like the happiest person I know and I don’t know, like, how to cope with this because it shouldn’t have been her,” an emotional Klyn Jones said of her friend, Hadiya Pendleton. “It shouldn’t have been anyone but especially not her.”

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Teen slain after performing at inaugural: ‘Happiest day of her life and then she’s gone’

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She was a “walking angel” with a “heart of gold” and performing at President Obama’s inauguration last week was “the happiest day of her life.” The shooting death of 15-year-old Chicagoan Hadiya Pendleton, a marching-band majorette with big dreams, has sparked grief and outrage across the country. 

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Girl who performed at Obama’s inauguration shot dead in Chicago


A 15-year-old girl who performed at President Obama’s inauguration last week was shot dead Tuesday while hanging out with friends in bullet-scarred Chicago.

Hadiya Pendleton was standing under a canopy in Vivian Gordon Harsh Park when a gunman ran down an alley, opened fire at the group and fled in a white car, police said.

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