NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 09, 2013
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(White House: Kristen Welker) The funeral in Chicago for murder victim Hadiya Pendleton featured; scenes shown of the mourners that included First Lady Michelle Obama and the park where she was shot. [The Faith Community of Saint Sabina Rev. Michael PFLEGER- preaches about the gun violence.] [Mother Cleopatra COWLEY, two FRIENDS, godfather Damon STEWART- speak out.] The push by President Obama for gun restrictions noted. [OBAMA - says there are regional differences.] ["Washington Post" Chris CILLIZZA- cites the support for gun rights.] How Obama's State of the Union address will focus on the economy while mentioning gun violence noted.
(Studio: Lester Holt) NBC News' week-long series "Flashpoint: Guns in America" previewed.