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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.


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.


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.


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Man Rescued From Lake Michigan In Uptown

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



Man Dies In Fall From Uptown High-Rise

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


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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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

Chicago pigeons (CBS)

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

Chicago pigeons (CBS)

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.