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Activist Protest TIF Funds For Planned Uptown High-Rise DevelopmentAbout fifty activists marched from the site of a planned high-rise development in the Uptown neighborhood that would get $16 million in tax Increment financing dollars to the mayor's house to demand he put a stop to the deal, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Pair Charged In Uptown ShootingRoyale Newell, 27, and 26-year-old William Grant were each charged with one count of aggravated battery with a firearm, according to Chicago Police. The pair is accused of shooting a 37-year-old man who was sitting in a vehicle in the 900 block of West Winona Street 5 a.m. Jan. 28.
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Man Shot In UptownThe 24-year-old man told investigators he was walking in the 4700 block of North Sheridan Road at 11:25 p.m. when he heard shots and then felt pain, according to Chicago Police.
Teen Charged With Killing Newborn To Stay JailedAs Mubashra Uddin stood with her head bowed in court Thursday, her attorney Barry Sheppard urged the judge to set bail for the 19-year-old. But after hearing the details of the baby girl’s death, Brown ordered that Uddin remain held without bond in Cook County Jail while she awaits trial for murder.
1 Killed, 19 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsThe homicide happened Saturday afternoon in the the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side. At 12:30 p.m., Eric Jordan, 25, was walking in the 1600 block of West Howard when someone walked up and shot him, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Man Wounded In Uptown ShootingShortly after midnight, the 24-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 800 block of West Sunnyside Avenue when a gray car drove by and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police.
Mother Of Newborn Threw Baby Out Window In Uptown: Police SourcesCharges were expected Friday in the death of the infant girl, who was found outside a building earlier this week.
UPDATE: Police Investigate Beating Death Of Baby In UptownThe baby girl was found in a grassy area next to the dumpsters just steps away from the front entrance of an apartment building in the 800 block of West Eastwood Avenue around 11:45 p.m., police said.
Protesters Accuse City Of Shooing Homeless Out Of UptownProtesters took to the streets of the Uptown neighborhood Monday night to show their anger over the city's treatment of the homeless in the area, accusing police of removing the homeless from the neighborhood.
Police Warn Of Strong-Arm Robberies In Lakeview, UptownTwo men have walked up to people from behind and, in one instance, engaged victims in conversation before using force to take their belongings, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
Pair Charged In Uptown Double MurderThe attack happened at 2:17 a.m. Wednesday, when 28-year-old Michael Laster and 33-year-old Jonathon Thompson shot two other men in the 5000 block of North Winthrop Avenue, police said. Robert Anderson, 34, and an unidentified 32-year-old man were killed.

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