53rd Street

Gunfire Attack On Family Leaves Two Women Dead; Baby, Two Men InjuredA police officer rushed the baby to Stroger Hospital in a squad car.
Man Shot During Robbery In Gage ParkThe man, 33, was in the 2800 block of West 53rd Street about 9:10 p.m. when he was approached by six to eight males who took his cell phone and fired shots.
U Of C Planning To Build Off-Campus Apartment BuildingThe 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.
Metra Electric District Train Kills Man In Hyde ParkA Metra Electric District train Tuesday struck and killed a trespasser near its 53rd Street station in Hyde Park.
New Bar, Concert Venue Coming To Hyde ParkUniversity 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.
Manteno Warehouse Shooting Suspect's Car Found On Southwest SideThe 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.
1 Dead, 2 Others Wounded In Back Of The YardsTwo 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.
At Least 10 Dead, Dozens Wounded In Weekend ViolenceA 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.
1 Dead, 3 Wounded In Washington Park Neighborhood ShootingA 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.
Hyde Park Bookstore: Construction At Harper Court Has Hurt BusinessNot everyone is thrilled about the sweeping redevelopment project that will bring a new hotel and university office building to Hyde Park.
Suspicious Package Shuts Down Metra Electric Line In Hyde ParkA suspicious package halted the busy Metra Electric Line in the Hyde Park neighborhood late Friday morning.
Police Warn Of Rash Of Robberies In Hyde Park, Near U Of CPolice are warning neighbors of a rash of robberies in the Hyde Park neighborhood and around the University of Chicago campus.