Mr. Obama’s presence brings street closures, strict enforcement of parking bans in the neighborhood. And it brings tourists with their cameras and iPhones, CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
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The Metra Electric and South Shore lines were shut down for over an hour in the Hyde Park neighborhood Saturday morning for a suspicious suitcase that turned out to be empty.
Police have issued a community alert about a rash of robberies on the city’s South Side.
A white teacher at the predominantly African-American Murray Language Academy in the Hyde Park neighborhood has filed a federal lawsuit, after he was suspended for five days for using the N-word in class.
Four people were displaced during a fire early Saturday in the Hyde Park neighborhood on the South Side.
President Barack Obama was back in Chicago on Wednesday for a trio of fundraisers for his re-election bid and a surprise visit to his campaign headquarters.
The bankruptcy of Michael’s Fresh Market has drawn concerns about the store that stepped in to fill a vacancy in the South Kenwood neighborhood, after the Hyde Park Co-Op had left the site vacant for years.
Work is well underway to convert the old Hyde Park Theater building into a fancy art-house cinema.
Not everyone is thrilled about the sweeping redevelopment project that will bring a new hotel and university office building to Hyde Park.
Police are looking for a man accused of curbing his SUV and asking a 13-year-old girl if she wanted a ride to school Wednesday morning in the South Side Hyde Park neighborhood.
A suspicious package halted the busy Metra Electric Line in the Hyde Park neighborhood late Friday morning.
Police are warning neighbors of a rash of robberies in the Hyde Park neighborhood and around the University of Chicago campus.
Academy Award winner and Chicago native Jennifer Hudson opened a new weight loss center in the Hyde Park neighborhood on Tuesday.
Few, if any, of Chicago’s festivals have the dedicated focus and local ties of the Hyde Park Jazz Festival. Now five years old, the festival is also unique for its sprawling lineup that weaves throughout the Hyde Park neighborhood…
Ambulances were dispatched when smoke was discovered at the Montgomery Place retirement home in Hyde Park this afternoon.
Meadville Lombard theological seminary will soon move to the Loop, after more than 80 years near the University of Chicago in Hyde Park, according to a published report.
A small green space with a reputation for seediness in the Hyde Park neighborhood could be beautified and revitalized. Or it could be turned into a parking lot.
Chicagoans were celebrating Independence Day on a bit more modest scale on Monday. It’s a day for family, fireworks, and fun; and for many, that means heading out for a parade.
A 22-year-old Calumet City woman is dead after being shot in Jackson Park, bringing the total number of people killed in a violent period on Memorial Day afternoon and night to at least seven.