Honorary Street Dedication For Jazz Great Willie Pickens On SundayPickens played with a long line of jazz greats, including Eddie Harris, Elvin Jones and Quincy Jones. Pickens was also a music educator both at Kenwood Academy High School and at Northern Illinois University.
Fans Gather Outside Hyde Park Bookstore To Meet Michelle Obama And Buy Her New BookThe long line of fans waiting to meet the author stretched around the block outside the Seminary Co-op bookstore near the University of Chicago campus on South Woodlawn.
Hyde Park Neighborhood Terrorized On HalloweenAround 9:30 p.m., more than 100 young people walked down at least three blocks in Hyde Park, yelling as they smashed windshields, broke mirrors, lit off fireworks and jumped on cars.
Teens Terrorize Hyde Park; Vandalizing Cars, Harassing Halloween Revelers, Robbing U Of C StudentsLarge groups of teenagers and young adults created chaos in Hyde Park on Halloween, vandalizing dozens of cars, harassing people attending a holiday street festival, and robbing University of Chicago students.
Hyde Park Jazz Fest In Full Swing This Weekend It features 37 acts across 13 stages along with food and other entertainment.
University Of Chicago Gets Final Approval For New Trauma Center, To Open May 1The Illinois Department of Public Health has given the university final approval for the trauma center at its new emergency room, which opened in December.
University Of Chicago Students Plan Protest March After Police ShootingThe student protesters said they’re angry over many incidents, including the police shooting of 21-year-old Charles Thomas.
University Of Chicago Student Shot By Police Charged With Attacking OfficerA University of Chicago student shot by police in Hyde Park has been charged with three felonies, after allegedly smashing doors and cars with a pipe or crowbar, and then charging at an officer.