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The glass of a CTA bus stop was shattered when five people were shot -- apparently with an assault rifle -- in the Uptown neighborhood on Aug. 19, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Police Have ‘Good Evidence’ In Uptown Shooting That Wounded 5

Police 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.

08/21/2013

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

1 Dead, 11 Wounded In Citywide Shootings Overnight

No one was in custody for any of the shootings Tuesday morning.

08/20/2013

Five people were shot at the corner of Wilson and Sheridan in Uptown. (Credit: CBS)

5 Wounded In Uptown Shooting

The victims were standing at a bus stop outside a church when a white sedan pulled up, and someone opened fire.

08/19/2013

A girl drinks from her water bottle at a summer camp in Uptown. Camp organizers make sure all the kids have bottled water, and take breaks in the shade or an air-conditioned building when they need it. (Credit: CBS)

Kids’ Summer Camps Take Extra Steps To Keep Cool Amid Heat Advisory

CBS 2’s Susanna Song visited an all-girls summer camp in Uptown to see how they’re dealing with the heat and humidity.

07/18/2013

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15 People Arrested After Uptown Drug Investigation

An investigation by Chicago police resulted in more than a dozen people arrested and charged with various drug-related offenses, authorities said.

07/13/2013

4800 N. Sheridan Rd. (Credit: NVP Video)

Six People Shot In Uptown Drive-By Shooting

Six people were shot and wounded in a drive-by shooting Friday night in front of a strip mall in the Uptown neighborhood described by the alderman and community residents as a “hot spot.”

CBS 2–06/28/2013

Shermain Miles (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Woman Arrested 396 Times Sentenced To Mental Health And Substance Abuse Treatment

An Uptown woman who has been arrested 396 times meekly offered her gratitude and apologies to a Cook County judge Monday as she took a plea deal that will send her to a mental health and substance abuse treatment program.

06/11/2013

Police lead a man away in restraints Monday at the scene of a shooting in Uptown. (CBS)

Two Shot Near Convenience Store In Uptown

Two people were shot Monday afternoon in Uptown.

06/10/2013

Surveillance video image of a man robbing the Charter One Bank branch at 71 W. Wacker Dr. on May 29, 2013. (Credit: FBI)

Serial Bank Robber Strikes Again In Uptown

A man already suspected of robbing four banks in just over a week struck a fifth on Monday at a bank in the North Side Uptown neighborhood.

06/10/2013

Lake Michigan (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Man Rescued From Lake Michigan In Uptown

Firefighters rescued a male from Lake Michigan early Thursday in the North Side Uptown neighborhood.

05/30/2013

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Man Dies In Fall From Uptown High-Rise

An Uptown neighborhood man fell to his death from a high-rise building early Tuesday.

05/28/2013

Police officers on foot patrol in the Uptown neighborhood, near Truman College. (Credit: CBS)

Police Hope Foot Patrols In Uptown Help Stem Last Summer’s Violence

Sadly, the warm weather often means more crime. Jason in the Uptown neighborhood sent us an e-mail about a shooting this week near Truman College. In this Original Report, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker caught up with officers walking the beat near the scene of the crime.

CBS 2–04/30/2013

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City Trying To Evict Homeless From Underpass

Despite efforts by the city to clear the homeless out of the Wilson Avenue underpass on Lake Shore Drive, a couple remain defiant. WBBM’s Bob Roberts spoke with them.

03/23/2013

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Salvation Army To Stay In Uptown

The 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.

03/03/2013

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Man Carrying Toy Robs Uptown Bank For Second Time

A man dressed as a construction worker who robbed an Uptown bank branch in December struck the same branch again on Friday — this time carrying a stuffed toy.

02/01/2013

File Photo Of Police Tape (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Woman Dies After Jumping From High-Rise In Uptown

A woman jumped to her death from a high-rise building Friday in the North Side Uptown neighborhood.

01/26/2013

Chicago pigeons (CBS)

Pigeon-Napper Identified, But Won’t Face Criminal Charges

Mystery solved. We now know who hauled off dozens of pigeons from the Uptown neighborhood to northwestern Indiana, and why he did it.

CBS 2–01/22/2013

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Several People Hurt After Fire In Uptown

Several people were hurt and forced out into the cold after a high-rise fire in Uptown.

01/22/2013

Miguel Vazquez (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Stabs Ex-Girlfriend’s Cat

A 22-year-old Albany Park man has been charged with cruelty to animals, aggravated battery and burglary, after he allegedly stabbed his ex-girlfriend’s cat, police said.

01/18/2013

Chicago pigeons (CBS)

Indiana Officials Probe Why Pigeons Brought From Chicago To Indiana Farm

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has launched a criminal investigation into allegations pigeons have been scooped up in Chicago, and improperly transported to Indiana.

CBS Chicago–01/16/2013

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