Hyde Park

DuSable Museum of African-American History (Credit: CBS)

Someone You Should Know: DuSable Museum And Its Staff

CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield takes us on a tour of the venerable institution, which will host a televised gubernatorial debate next week.

10/10/2014

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Woman Charged In Fatal Hyde Park Stabbing

Damani Chenier, 23, was stabbed in the chest about 3:10 a.m. during a fight inside a residence in the 5100 block of South Hyde Park.

10/10/2014

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Man Stabbed To Death In Hyde Park Domestic Dispute

The 23-year-old was stabbed in the chest about 3:10 a.m. inside a residence in the 5100 block of South Hyde Park Boulevard, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

10/09/2014

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List Of Alleged Rapists Distributed At University Of Chicago

A list accusing a dozen University of Chicago students of rape was circulated over the Internet this past weekend, and although it has been taken down, it has generated plenty of discussion.

09/23/2014

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3 Armed Robberies Occur Near University Of Chicago In Span Of 90 Minutes: Police

Police say in these incidents, offenders would approach victims on foot, display or imply a handgun and demand property.

09/08/2014

The University of Chicago Medical Center campus in Hyde Park. (Credit: University of Chicago)

Durbin: Trauma Center At U Of C Hospital “Not A Casual Decision”

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin was trying to stay out of the dispute over whether the University of Chicago Medical Center should open a trauma center on its Hyde Park hospital campus.

08/12/2014

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A Breakdown Of 5 Of Chicago’s Best Neighborhoods

Despite gentrification and an influx of transplants across the entire city, these communities still have that “je nais se quois” that makes each distinctive in its own right.

07/19/2014

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Man Dies After Being Pulled From Lake Michigan In Hyde Park

A man died after he was pulled from Lake Michigan in the Hyde Park neighborhood Friday night.

07/05/2014

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6 Dead, 21 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Most recently, a man was shot to death early Monday in the North Austin neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.

06/23/2014

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Police Warning Hyde Park Residents After Armed Robberies Near MSI

Police are warning about a series of armed robberies occurring across the street, and down the block, from the front entrance to the Museum of Science and Industry.

06/11/2014

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South Siders Resigned To Idea Obama Family May Not Return

A blog suggests the Obamas could be headed to New York City. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker finds a mix of understanding and disappointment on Chicago’s South Side.

06/02/2014

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Man In Critical Condition After Chasing Down Car Thief

A man is in critical condition after trying to stop a teenage boy from stealing his car Saturday morning in the Hyde Park neighborhood.

05/10/2014

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Two People, Including FedEx Worker, Shot In Hyde Park

A female, whose age was not immediately available, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious condition with two gunshot wounds to her right leg.

03/28/2014

Jose Garcia is charged with murder for allegedly shaking his 3-week-old daughter, and throwing her in the air about 100 times in a 30-minute period. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Prosecutors: Baby Died After Dad Threw Her In Air More Than 100 Times

Emergency medical technician Jose Garcia was alone with his daughter in their home in the 5100 block of South Hyde Park Boulevard when shook the baby repeatedly and threw her in the air about 100 times within a 30 minute period.

03/14/2014

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Hyde Park Salon Fighting Eviction Amid Neighborhood Revival

Sahan Kourouma views the battle as the big guy trying to sit on the little people. She’s run her Motherland Salon in Hyde Park for about 20 years. The new owners of her building want her out, but her lease runs until 2015.

03/07/2014

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Bogan, Hyde Park, Uplift Barred From Prep Basketball Playoffs After Violating IHSA Rules

Bogan and Hyde Park played too many games, while Uplift played one tournament too many.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2014

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Suspicious Package Cleared In Hyde Park; Metra Trains Running Again

A suspicious package at a Metra station in the Hyde Park neighborhood halted trains for more than an hour on the South Side early Thursday afternoon.

01/16/2014

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Homeless Woman In Hyde Park Refuses Offers To Move Inside To Shelter

CBS 2’s Jim Williams found one woman on Chicago’s streets who rejects even the best intentions.

01/07/2014

Renju Varghese reacts to the death of Nelson Mandela in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood. (CBS)

In Chicago’s Hyde Park, Sadness Spreads At News Of Mandela’s Death

Residents of the diverse community headed home Thursday and learned about the passing of Nelson Mandela. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

12/05/2013

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Obama Hints He May Not Return To Chicago

The South Side resident suggests the location of his post-presidency home will be driven by what’s best for his family. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

11/29/2013

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