Hyde Park

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Two Killed In Hyde Park Crash

Wilbon B. McClerkin, 73, was driving a car westbound in the 1700 block of East 57th Drive at 2:23 p.m. when it left the road and crashed into a tree, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. His wife, 72-year-old Winnie Maecole-McClerkin, was sitting in the passenger seat at the time of the crash.

06/08/2015

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Hadiya Pendleton’s Friends Organize National ‘Wear Orange’ Anti-Violence Movement

You’ll be seeing a lot of orange in Chicago and in cities across the country on Tuesday, as part of National Gun Violence Awareness Day, inspired by the friends and family of a high school honor student slain in Chicago two years ago.

06/02/2015

Three people were shot while they were sitting in this Ford Thunderbird in an alley parking lot in the 5400 block of South Ellis Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Three Shot In Hyde Park Near University Of Chicago

University police issued a campus security alert at about 2 a.m., after three people were shot in an alley in the 5400 block of South Ellis Avenue. Police said two men and a woman were sitting in a blue Ford Thunderbird in a parking lot, when someone came up to the car and opened fire around 12:30 a.m.

04/20/2015

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Police: Man Wanted For Stabbing Roommate In Hyde Park

Chicago police are searching for aman in connection with a stabbing Friday night in Hyde Park.

03/14/2015

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3 Dead, 15 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side left one man dead and another wounded early Saturday.

11/24/2014

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Man Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter In Fatal Hyde Park Shooting

A Chicago man has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting in Hyde Park Friday night.

11/22/2014

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Police Warn Of String Of Robberies Near University Of Chicago

There have been at least 10 holdups in a little more than two months on or near the school’s Hyde Park campus.

11/19/2014

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Teen Charged With Raping Women In Hyde Park

The teen, whose name was not released by police because he is a juvenile, faces two felony counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault and a misdemeanor count of obstructing identification, according to Chicago Police.

11/06/2014

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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