| Jun 15, 2012
| 7:03 PM
President Barack Obama and his family started their weekend in Chicago by walking from their Kenwood home to spend time with some neighbors.
On Saturday they are expected to attend the wedding of the daughter of their friend and adviser Valerie Jarrett....
| Jun 16, 2012
| 10:25 PM
The first family walked over to a wedding in their hometown neighborhood tonight.President Barack Obama, his wife Michelle and daughters Malia, 13, and Sasha, 11, are here for their first trip to the city as a foursome in two years.
While the White...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 5:19 PM
President Barack Obama left his house in the city's Kenwood neighborhood at about 6 p.m and headed to O'Hare International Airport. As his motorcade left, neighbors and others lined parts of the street, waving goodbye and snapping photos.
| Jul 13, 2012
| 10:21 AM
Senior White House advisor Valerie Jarrett is holding two events in Maryland today -- one tied directly to President Barack Obama's campaign for reelection and the other a policy forum at Morgan State University focused on African Americans.
| Nov 24, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Valerie Jarrett, a senior advisor to President Barack Obama who grew up in Chicago, visited two South Side stores Saturday afternoon as part of a nationwide effort to support small businesses during the holiday shopping season.
Jarrett stopped by Little...
| Jan 21, 2013
Chicago businessman Martin Nesbitt will sit on the dais in front of the U.S. Capitol on Monday as his best friend is inaugurated president of the United States.
The two men — successful African-American leaders who share a record of high...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:26 PM
There's been no shortage of books about President Barack Obama. Even before he became president, he had written an autobiography and had at least one biography written about him. Since his inauguration four years ago, though, the market has exploded...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 3:00 PM
WASHINGTON -- First lady Michelle Obama plans to attend Saturday’s funeral in Chicago for 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, who was fatally shot last week about a mile from the Obama family’s Kenwood home
Pendleton, an honor student and band...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:54 PM
The first lady, governor and mayor will attend Hadiya Pendleton's funeral Saturday, but the family of the slain teenager is determined to hold a service that looks past politics and celebrates the life of a 15-year-old girl lost to Chicago street...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 9:33 PM
Slain teen Hadiya Pendleton was remembered today as a laughing youth who brought love and happiness to all her family and friends.
Despite the heavy security because of the attendance of first lady Michelle Obama and other dignitaries, Hadiya's funeral...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 9:47 PM
The funeral for Hadiya Pendleton on Saturday was a celebration of her life, just as her parents had wanted. But along with those moments of joyful remembrance, there was bitter awareness of the street violence that took her away.
In the front row,...