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Chicago, Illinois / Pendleton Murder #1043455

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013
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(Washington: Scott Pelley) The plans for the parents of Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old murdered near President Obama’s home in Chicago, to attend tonight’s State of the Union address noted.

(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) The arrest of gang members Michael Ward and Kenneth Williams {photos shown} for Hadiya’s murder featured; scenes shown from the area of the shooting; courtroom sketch by Cheryl Cook† shown; details given about Ward’s criminal record and the lack of mandatory minimum sentences for gun violations in Illinois. [Chicago police superintendent Garry McCARTHY††- says they thought the group they shot into included members of a rival gang.] [Mother mother Cleopatra COWLEY-PENDLETON††- reacts to the arrests.] [Chief of detectives Tom BYRNE††- notes if there is minimum sentencing you’ll be off the streets for a while.]

Pelley, Scott;
Reynolds, Dean

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