Suspects In Pendleton Death Facing 141 Murder Counts
Description:The two suspects accused of killing 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton pleaded not guilty Thursday to dozens of counts of first-degree murder, attempted murder and other charges.
Michael Ward, 18, the alleged shooter, was indicted on 141 counts of first-degree murder alone, prompting his attorney to blast Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez.
“I want to ask (Alvarez):’Why are you doing this?’” said Jeff Granich, Ward’s lawyer. “It’s ridiculous and stupid."(3:25)