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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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Metra Electric District Train Kills Man In Hyde Park

A Metra Electric District train Tuesday struck and killed a trespasser near its 53rd Street station in Hyde Park.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2012

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New Bar, Concert Venue Coming To Hyde Park

University of Chicago students who have outgrown the frat party scene have been complaining about the dearth of nightlife in Hyde Park for decades. But they will soon have one more option besides taking a seat at the long bar at Jimmy’s Woodlawn Tap.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2012

A security checkpoint near President Obama's house in Kenwood. (CBS)

Obama Visit Enlivens His South Side Neighborhood

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.

06/01/2012

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Best Chicago Art Fairs To Attend In June

Are you thinking about spending a glorious summer day browsing through original artwork in the unique atmosphere of an art festival? The following special events in Chicago would be wonderful options to explore.

05/28/2012

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Suspicious Suitcase Halts Metra Electric, South Shore Trains For Over Hour

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.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2012

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Strong-Arm Robbers Hitting Hyde Park, Washington Park, Bronzeville

Police have issued a community alert about a rash of robberies on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

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White Teacher Suspended For Using N-Word In Class

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.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2012

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Four Displaced In Hyde Park Fire

Four people were displaced during a fire early Saturday in the Hyde Park neighborhood on the South Side.

01/21/2012

President Barack Obama waves at a crowd at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, on January 11, 2012 upon his arrival to attend campaign events. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Makes Campaign Trip To Chicago

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.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

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