Ald. James Cappleman

Seniors "In A State Of Shock" After Charity Reveals Plan To Sell Their HomesMore than 100 seniors living at three North Side apartment buildings subsidized by Presbyterian Homes have been left wondering where they’ll go; after the charity told them it’s selling the buildings, and residents will have to move.
Retailers Warn Of Cost Of Banning Plastic BagsAldermen agree something must be done to limit the number of plastic retail store bags clogging landfills, but they still haven’t decided what, exactly, to do about the problem.
Woman Arrested 396 Times Seeks New Start After Release From PrisonShermain Miles read her Bible on the train, ignoring the wind’s destruction outside as she returned to Chicago on Monday and prepared to pick up the pieces of her own shattered life.
Man Charged With Throwing Bottles Of Urine At Cops In UptownDerrick Ray, 41, was charged with three felony counts of aggravated battery of a peace officer, three misdemeanor counts of resisting a peace officer, and one misdemeanor count of criminal trespass.
Condo Owners Sue City Over Proximity Of Divvy Bike StationA husband and wife are suing the city of Chicago as well as their alderman, requesting the removal of a Divvy bike station that they say will bring an “invasion” of people, trash and noise to the doorstep of their Lakeview condominium.
Police Have 'Good Evidence' In Uptown Shooting That Wounded 5Police said they have “good evidence” on a shooting in Uptown that left five people wounded, but disputed the local alderman’s report that three people were in custody for the attack.
Salvation Army To Stay In UptownThe Salvation Army says it's staying in Uptown after all - despite its earlier statements that 46th Ward Alderman James Cappleman had asked the Salvation Army food truck to clear out.
Lakeshore Hospital Opens New Children's PavilionThe North Side is getting a new psychiatric hospital strictly for kids.
Protesters Want Cappleman To Put An End To Pigeon-NappingsThe pigeon war in Uptown continued raging on Friday, with some of the combatants refusing to give up.
Pigeon-Napper Identified, But Won't Face Criminal ChargesMystery solved. We now know who hauled off dozens of pigeons from the Uptown neighborhood to northwestern Indiana, and why he did it.
Indiana Officials Probe Why Pigeons Brought From Chicago To Indiana FarmThe Indiana Department of Natural Resources has launched a criminal investigation into allegations pigeons have been scooped up in Chicago, and improperly transported to Indiana.
Was Deporting Uptown Pigeons To Indiana Legal?Ald. James Cappleman (46th) arranged for 60 to 70 pigeons to be captured in the Uptown neighborhood, in the 4700 block of North Broadway Avenue, then taken to a farm in Indiana.