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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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Best Neighborhoods For Trick-Or-Treating In Chicago

Are you looking for a new neighborhood to check out for trick-or-treating? Take this list of the following five Chicago neighborhoods and explore a new area this Halloween.

10/04/2013

Sketch of a suspect wanted in an attempted sexual assault in Hyde Park. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Police Release Sketch Of Suspect In Attempted Sex Assault

Police have released a sketch of a male who attempted to sexually assault a woman Tuesday near Jackson Park in the South Side Hyde Park neighborhood.

10/03/2013

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Police Warn Of Hyde Park Robberies

Police are searching for a man suspected of breaking into and robbing several Hyde Park buildings on the South Side.

09/15/2013

Christopher Hartzol, charged with striking and dragging a police officer with a car on the South Side Friday night. Photo/Chicago Police Dept.

Man Charged With Striking, Dragging Police Officer In Hyde Park

A 27-year-old South Side man has been charged with striking and then dragging a police officer with a vehicle Friday night in the Hyde Park neighborhood.

07/06/2013

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$1 Million Bond For Man Charged With Killing Prep Star Brother

The brother who allegedly killed a Hyde Park Academy basketball player was ordered held on $1 million bond Sunday.

06/29/2013

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Family: Missing U of C Student Disappeared After Taking Finals

Police have issued an alert for a missing 20-year-old University of Chicago student, last seen near the school’s Hyde Park campus on Wednesday afternoon.

06/14/2013

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6 Dead, 11 Hurt In Shootings Since Friday Night

The most recent fatal shooting happened about 1:50 a.m. Saturday in the Hyde Park community, roughly half a mile from President Barack Obama’s home in neighboring Kenwood.

05/25/2013

Police are investigating a fatal shooting inside this Hyde Park apartment. (CBS)

One Dead, One Hurt In Hyde Park Apartment Shooting

A shooting in Hyde Park overnight killed one man and injured another.

04/30/2013

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Ronald Reagan’s Boyhood Home In Hyde Park Demolished

Demolition crews are tearing down the former boyhood home of President Reagan in Hyde Park.

04/03/2013

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U Of C Planning To Build Off-Campus Apartment Building

The University of Chicago, encouraged by early success of its Harper Court redevelopment, is pushing forward with plans to build a retail and apartment building less than a half-mile away from it.

02/22/2013

A coyote wanders in the Hyde Park neighborhood on Feb. 6, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Coyote Sightings On The Rise

Local residents were being warned to keep their pets on a tight leash, as coyotes are out in bigger numbers, and acting more aggressively, likely due to their mating season.

CBS 2–02/06/2013

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Police Called To U Of C Hospital Protest

Police were called on Sunday to a protest at the University of Chicago Hospitals that was being held by a group who said they would not leave the Hyde Park medical center until the university commits to extend the age limit for patients at its children’s trauma center so that more trauma victims could get treatment there.

01/27/2013

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Best Free Art Activities In Chicago

From antiques made in ancient Greece to Pablo Picasso’s works from the last century, Chicago has numerous venues and tours with free admission. Check out the following list to get you started.

11/26/2012

White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett visits Powell's Bookstore in the Hyde Park neighborhood for Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Valerie Jarrett Visits Chicago To Tout Small Business Saturday

For the third straight year, business leaders were encouraging consumers to shop at small businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. And the White House sent one of its best-known voices to Chicago on Small Business Saturday to show how shopping small can give the country a big boost.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2012

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Police Investigate Sex Attack Blocks From Obama Home

Chicago police have put out a community alert about an alleged sex attack on a teenage girl yesterday in the Hyde Park neighborhood.

11/07/2012

Diners enjoy free breakfast at Valois on Wednesday to celebrate Barack Obama's presidential victory on Tuesday night. (Credit: Susanna Song/CBS)

Hyde Park Valois Restaurant Offering Free ‘Victory’ Breakfast

One of President Barack Obama’s favorite restaurants in Hyde Park is offering free breakfast today, to celebrate the president’s victory Tuesday night.

11/07/2012

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