Obama To Students: Stronger Gun Laws, Economic Measures Will Make Streets SaferPresident Barack Obama made a pitch for tighter firearms controls as well as economic measures that he says could improve young peoples' safety in the long run.
Obama To Speak At Hyde Park Academy On FridayPresident Obama will return home on Friday to give a speech not far from where 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton was fatally shot last month.
Charity Offers Free Prom Dresses To High School GirlsIt’s a dream come true for hundreds of girls – dresses and all the accessories for prom – for free. It happened for the second of three Saturdays at the South Side McCorkle Elementary School.
Small Fire Evacuates Hyde Park AcademyStudents are heading back to class this morning after a small fire in the janitor's closet of a Hyde Park Academy high school in the Woodlawn neighborhood.