The University of Chicago’s English Department has announced that for the 2020-2021 graduate admissions cycle, it will only accept applicants who are interested in working in and with Black studies.
A 29-year-old Gresham man allegedly broke into a Hyde Park apartment, kidnapped two University of Chicago law school students and forced them to withdraw cash from ATMs.
A Chicago police officer fired shots after he was struck by someone driving a stolen vehicle Saturday in Hyde Park on the South Side.
A group of teens are hard at work creating a mural that will brighten a business that's been boarded up.
A Glenview man was allegedly driving with a blood-alcohol content nearly twice the legal limit Sunday when he crashed in Hyde Park and killed his girlfriend, prosecutors said.
Today’s Lovin' Local guest is best-known for bringing the soul of the kitchen to your neighborhood. If you like jerk chicken made with Cornish hens or maybe braised ribs or lemon pepper-fried okra, then this is the place for you!
Chef Fab from Can't Believe It's Not Meat talks about how her business is faring during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Four apartments were burglarized in June and July in Back of the Yards and Hyde Park on the South Side.
Derek Douglas from the University of Chicago talks about what they're doing to help provide tens of thousands of meals to residents in need.
Vandals looted five Binny's Beverage Depot locations in Chicago overnight Saturday into Sunday, at the same time the city was under a new curfew.
In each case, someone entered a business during the evening hours and took property, according to a community alert from Chicago police.
The trio, one armed with a handgun, confronted the student on a sidewalk and stole the student’s phone and credit card, police said.
Five armed robberies happened on Friday afternoon in Marquette Park and Hyde Park.
Police did not provide a description of any suspects.
Police canceled the alerts Friday.
"We do not take these important temporary measures lightly," a statement from the university reads.
While they were evacuating the residents, firefighters noticed a stove turned on in the unit where the alarm was going off.
A patient suspected of having coronavirus who was admitted to The University of Chicago Medical Center on Monday tested negative for the disease.
He forced his way into buildings about 3:15 p.m. Feb. 11 in the 900 block of East 54th Place, Chicago police said in a community alert.
Weaver is known to frequent the Hyde Park area near Lake Shore Drive, police said.