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.
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.
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.
Chicago police are searching for aman in connection with a stabbing Friday night in Hyde Park.
The most recent fatal shooting in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side left one man dead and another wounded early Saturday.
A Chicago man has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting in Hyde Park Friday night.
There have been at least 10 holdups in a little more than two months on or near the school’s Hyde Park campus.
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.
CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield takes us on a tour of the venerable institution, which will host a televised gubernatorial debate next week.
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.
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.
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.
Police say in these incidents, offenders would approach victims on foot, display or imply a handgun and demand property.
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.
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.
A man died after he was pulled from Lake Michigan in the Hyde Park neighborhood Friday night.
Most recently, a man was shot to death early Monday in the North Austin neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.
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.
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.
A man is in critical condition after trying to stop a teenage boy from stealing his car Saturday morning in the Hyde Park neighborhood.