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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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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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.

CBS 2–01/15/2013

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Chicago Pigeons Deported To Indiana

Hoosiers can’t say the city of Chicago never gave them anything. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


A 14 year-old was killed overnight in Humboldt Park. (Credit: CBS)

Teens Among 8 Shot, 3 Fatally, Since Friday

Three people have been killed and five others wounded in Chicago gun violence since Friday afternoon, authorities said. Many of the shooting victims, including two of the people killed, are teenagers.


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3 Killed, 13 Hurt In Shootings Since Friday Afternoon

Three men were killed in shootings in Chicago since Friday afternoon, including a man shot while riding in a car on the Dan Ryan Expressway. Gun violence wounded at least 13 other people across the city.



Volunteers Cook Holiday Dinner For The Less Fortunate

Christmas Eve was a little more pleasant for some of the city’s less fortunate residents last night.


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Sexual Assault Worries Uptown Residents

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley found plenty of concern among women residents in that neighborhood.



One Dead, 3 Wounded In Uptown Shootings

The victims were standing on the sidewalk in the 5000 block of North Winthrop Avenue about 9:30 p.m. when two male suspects walked up and started shooting,


Police swarm the scene of a fatal shooting in the Fuller Park neighborhood Friday. (CBS)

6 Dead, At Least 15 Hurt In Weekend Violence

Five of those killed were fatally shot, while a sixth was stabbed to death, authorities said.


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Pedestrian, 87, Dies Weeks After Being Struck By Vehicle

An 87-year-old man died Thursday after being struck by vehicle while crossing a street in the Uptown neighborhood earlier this month.


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Police Officer, Resident Injured In Uptown Apartment Fire

A Chicago police officer and a resident of an Uptown apartment building were hospitalized Thursday from a fire in the building,


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Man Charged With DUI After Striking Elderly Pedestrian

A 26-year-old man has been charged with drunk driving, running a red light, driving without a license or insurance and other traffic violations, after he struck and critically injured an 87-year-old man who was crossing a street in the Uptown neighborhood on Friday morning.


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Police Detain Suspected Drunken Driver After Uptown Hit-And-Run

A suspected drunk driver is in custody and an 87-year-old man is in critical condition after the man was struck in the Uptown neighborhood Friday morning, according to police.


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2 Dead, 5 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

It’s already proving to be a violent weekend in Chicago. As of Saturday morning, two people had been killed, and five others had been injured in shootings since Friday evening.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2012

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Elderly Man Falls Eight Stories To His Death In Uptown

An 85-year-old man fell to his death from the eighth floor of an Uptown neighborhood high-rise Friday morning.