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U Of C Planning To Build Off-Campus Apartment Building

The University of Chicago, encouraged by early success of its Harper Court redevelopment, is pushing forward with plans to build a retail and apartment building less than a half-mile away from it.

02/22/2013

Metra Electric District Train

Metra Electric District Train Kills Man In Hyde Park

A Metra Electric District train Tuesday struck and killed a trespasser near its 53rd Street station in Hyde Park.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2012

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New Bar, Concert Venue Coming To Hyde Park

University of Chicago students who have outgrown the frat party scene have been complaining about the dearth of nightlife in Hyde Park for decades. But they will soon have one more option besides taking a seat at the long bar at Jimmy’s Woodlawn Tap.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2012

A worker at this warehouse in Manteno was shot inside the facility on July 25, 2012. The shooter fled the scene, and police believe the gunman is also a worker at the warehouse. (Credit: CBS)

Manteno Warehouse Shooting Suspect’s Car Found On Southwest Side

The car belonging to a man wanted for shooting a co-worker at a warehouse in downstate Manteno has been found in Chicago’s Gage Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2012

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1 Dead, 2 Others Wounded In Back Of The Yards

Two suspects were in custody after police chased them down early Sunday following a shooting where one man was killed and two others seriously wounded in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood.

03/18/2012

6-Year-Old Shot

At Least 10 Dead, Dozens Wounded In Weekend Violence

A bizarre weekend where the high exceeded 80 degrees also brought a rash of violence across Chicago, which left at least 10 people dead and some 40 others wounded.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2012

53rd Street Fatal Shooting

1 Dead, 3 Wounded In Washington Park Neighborhood Shooting

A teenage boy is dead, and three other boys and men were wounded, after a gunman opened fire in an apartment building in the Washington Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2012

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Hyde Park Bookstore: Construction At Harper Court Has Hurt Business

Not everyone is thrilled about the sweeping redevelopment project that will bring a new hotel and university office building to Hyde Park.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2011

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Suspicious Package Shuts Down Metra Electric Line In Hyde Park

A suspicious package halted the busy Metra Electric Line in the Hyde Park neighborhood late Friday morning.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2011

University Of Chicago

Police Warn Of Rash Of Robberies In Hyde Park, Near U Of C

Police are warning neighbors of a rash of robberies in the Hyde Park neighborhood and around the University of Chicago campus.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011

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Pipe Bomb Found In Western Springs Mailbox

Every mailbox in Western Springs was checked by police in Western Springs and U.S. Postal Inspectors overnight, after a pipe bomb was found in one earlier.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2011

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5 Hurt In Southwest Side Crash

Five people were hospitalized this morning after a traffic accident on the city’s Southwest Side.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2011

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Hyatt Hotel Coming In Hyde Park

A new 130-room Hyatt Place hotel will be coming to the Hyde Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2011

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New Movie Theater Coming To Hyde Park

A new five-screen movie theater will be coming to the Hyde Park neighborhood, finally replacing a once-grand theater that has been shuttered for nearly a decade.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2011

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Progress Coming Along On Hyde Park Retail Complex

Progress is coming along on the new development on the site of the Harper Court shopping center in Hyde Park, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2011

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Whole Foods, Second City May Come To Hyde Park

A Whole Foods and an outpost of the Second City comedy club are among the options being considered for a soaring new complex just off busy 53rd Street.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2010