Hyde Park

Now two days, the music and art extravaganza moves from Hyde Park to Oakwood Beach at 4100 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Seven local residents are among 14 chosen for the first Dorchester Industries Experimental Design Lab. The program is a collaboration between Theaster Gates’ Rebuild Foundation and the Prada Group.
The three-hour memorial opened with African drums and dance. More than two dozen people shared stories about the impact Black had on them and on Chicago, and there were several performances of jazz, which Black loved.
Shaoxiong “Dennis” Zheng’s mother, Li Rong, was among the last to speak at her son’s memorial service Thursday. “They say that someone who shines everywhere is an angel,” she said in Chinese. “Please, God, give my angel back.”
The victim, 25, was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center where he later died, police said.
For half a century, he taught great epics and allegories from ancient times to the Renaissance and was a scholar of fantasy and romance.
Maya-Camille Broussard says her theater background has prepared her for yet another platform.
The announcement Wednesday blamed “recent COVID-19 developments.”
The Hyde Park resident became ill despite having been vaccinated against the coronavirus, according to Marita Joyce Stricklin, his wife of 57 years.
Keith Cooper, 73, was running errands Wednesday when he was approached by Frank Harris, 18, and 17-year-old Dushawn Williams, in the 5300 Block of South Kimbark Avenue, Cook County prosecutors said.
After moving to Chicago from Vicksburg, Mississippi, he followed in his father’s footsteps as a dentist but also ran many businesses and was president of the Chicago Urban League.
Yiran Fan’s parents are set to receive his degree at the University of Chicago’s Beijing center in July.
In each incident, someone was approached by up to five men who struck them and drove off in their vehicle.
Charles Thomas successfully completed a court diversion program for first time felony offenders and the standard practice is to dismiss charges afterwards, a spokeswoman for the Cook County state’s attorney’s office said Friday.
Newly obtained police reports link the Glock handgun Jason Nightengale used in his Jan. 9 rampage to five other shootings on the South Side between 2009 and 2016.
The revamped exhibit opened Thursday at the Museum of Science and Industry.
The three attacks happened last week, Chicago police said.
Dolly Parker was last seen Thursday in the 5700 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue.
A University of Chicago researcher wants to study thousands of people to test the relation between vitamin D and boosting the immune system to fight viruses.
Queen Redd was last seen Dec. 29 and is missing from the 5300 block of South Harper Avenue.
In each incident two to four men approached a woman sitting in her vehicle, Chicago police said in a community alert.
AbbVie’s donation will help expand the University of Chicago Medicine’s Urban Health Initiative, recruit more employees and give $250,000 in grants to other community groups.
Black South Side communities benefit from 2018 opening, a new analysis finds.