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AFRICANGLOBE - Micheail Ward, 18, and Kenneth Williams, 20, have been charged in the murder of Hadiya Pendleton, according to Chicago police. Ward and Williams, were both charged with first degree murder, two counts of attempted first degree murder and two counts of aggravated battery/discharge of a firearm, police said.
AFRICANGLOBE - More than a thousand people gathered to mourn as 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton was laid to rest this weekend. The Chicago native was shot and killed Jan. 29 at a park near her high school.First lady Michelle Obama, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn were among those in attendance for Saturday’s ceremony at Greater Harvest Baptist Church.
AFRICANGLOBE - The death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton has sparked change in Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to place 200 additional police officers on patrol duty to combat gun violence. The girl was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in Vivian Gordon Harsh Park on the city’s south side.