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Joe Milton (Chicago Police)

Pair Charged In Carjacking, Chase

A 76-year-old man was parking his 1998 Mercedes about 9:30 p.m. in a garage in the 3600 block of West Peterson when suspect Joe Milton and a teen walked up, hit him over the head and took off in his car, police said.

10/09/2014

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Chicago Police Officer Seriously Injured In Uptown Rollover Crash

A Chicago Police officer was seriously injured in a rollover crash in the North Side Uptown neighborhood Monday afternoon.

09/29/2014

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Man Shot To Death In Uptown

A man was shot and killed Monday morning in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side.

09/15/2014

Police investigate scene where a homeless man allegedly set his wife on fire Sunday night. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Man Charged With Setting Wife On Fire

James Roberts, 66, and his wife, 60, got into an argument over money in a parking lot in the 4300 block of North Broadway on Sunday. The man, who is in a wheelchair, “became irate” and threw rubbing alcohol over the top of his wife’s head down her body, then set her body on fire with a lighter, according to a police report.

09/09/2014

Police investigate scene where a homeless man allegedly set his wife on fire Sunday night. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Woman In Critical Condition After Husband Sets Her On Fire

The man, 66, and woman, 60, got into a heated argument over money in a parking lot in the 4300 block of North Broadway at 9:05 p.m., according to a police report.

09/08/2014

A Chicago police officer talks to two women who were shot at Montrose Beach on Sunday. (Credit: Davante Hall)

Two Women Shot At Montrose Beach

The women were on the athletic fields at Montrose Beach, just south of the Wilson Avenue exit ramp from Lake Shore Drive, when they were shot around 6 p.m.

06/30/2014

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1 Dead, 35 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

Ronnie Amos, 42, was found shot in the 3600 block of West Chicago Avenue at 8:54 a.m. on Saturday, authorities said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:26 a.m.

06/30/2014

Two people were injured in a fire in an 8-story building in the 4600 block of North Marine Drive on Thursday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Two Hurt In Uptown Fire

Police said the fire started on the third floor of an eight-story building on the 4600 block of North Marine Drive.

06/26/2014

(Photo Credit: Sonic Drive-In Chicago, Uptown’s Facebook)

Sonic Drive-In Opens Uptown Restaurant Ahead Of Schedule

Before today, Chicagoans had travel outside the city to indulge in Sonic, a drive-in fast food restaurant established in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Well, the wait for one within Chicago’s city limits — and it was a long wait — is finally over. The Sonic Drive-In in Uptown opened its doors to the public Thursday.

05/01/2014

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Uptown Shooting Victim Recounts His Story Of Survival

How did Brion Payne survive being shot at close range earlier this month? He thinks he knows. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports

04/14/2014

The bank-robbery suspect known as the "Shady Bandit." (FBI)

‘Shady Bandit’ Nabbed For North Side Bank Robbery

A Chicago woman dubbed the “Shady Bandit” by the FBI and suspected of robbing several North Side banks is charged with robbing a TCF Bank in the Uptown neighborhood in February.

04/04/2014

Andre Alejandro (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Gang Member Gets 40 Years For Killing Boy At Uptown Pizzeria

Andre Alejandro, 25, pleaded guilty to the 2012 murder before Cook County Judge Thomas Gainer, according to court records.

04/04/2014

Joey Jones is charged with murder and attempted murder for two separate shootings on April 1, 2014. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Bond Denied For Man Charged In Two Shootings

The man accused of killing a convenience store clerk and shooting a father of 10 asked for protective custody at his bond hearing Wednesday, but the judge denied his request.

04/03/2014

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Woman Shot While Driving In Uptown

The 24-year-old was shot about 3:25 a.m. while she was traveling west in the 1200 block of Lawrence Avenue with two male passengers.

04/03/2014

Joey Jones is charged with murder and attempted murder for two separate shootings on April 1, 2014. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Chicago Lawn Slaying, Uptown Shooting

Joey Jones, 31, has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 57-year-old Omar Maslat, a cashier at a convenience store in the 2400 block of West 63rd Street. He’s also been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of 50-year-old Brion Payne in Uptown.

04/02/2014

John "Vietnam" Nguyen (Credit: Facebook)

Late Rapper To Be First Vietnamese American Honored With Street Name

John “Vietnam” Nguyen is the first Vietnamese American to get such an honor. He’s also the youngest person to get an honorary street name, and the first hip-hop artist.

03/13/2014

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Would-Be Robbers Throw Bleach In Woman’s Face

The 22-year-old woman was walking in the 4400 block of North Paulina Street about 3:30 p.m. when a man and a woman came up from behind her and tried to grab her purse.

02/24/2014

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Uptown Parade Celebrates Chinese New Year

Dozens of people gathered in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood this afternoon for a parade celebrating the Chinese New Year.

02/01/2014

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Shot At Argyle Red Line Stop In Uptown

The man, 20, was at the station in the 1100 block of West Argyle Street shortly after 2 a.m. when a gunman approached, yelled gang slogans and fired, hitting him in the shoulder.

12/18/2013

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Man Found Dead In Little Village Is Season’s Second Cold Death

Daniel Badillo, 50, was found in the 3100 block of West 26th Street and pronounced dead at St. Anthony Hospital on Sunday.

11/26/2013

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