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President Barack Obama speaks about gun violence as well as the economy at Hyde Park Academy in Chicago on February 15, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Students: Stronger Gun Laws, Economic Measures Will Make Streets Safer

President 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.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2013

President Obama speaking during his State of the Union Address. (Credit: Getty)

Obama To Speak At Hyde Park Academy On Friday

President Obama will return home on Friday to give a speech not far from where 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton was fatally shot last month.

02/13/2013

Prom Dress

Charity Offers Free Prom Dresses To High School Girls

It’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.

04/21/2012

Hyde Park Academy

Small Fire Evacuates Hyde Park Academy

Students 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.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011