In The Race For 33rd Ward Alderman, Sanchez Leads Mell By 19 VotesVotes are still being tallied in the 33rd ward on Chicago's North Side. That's where incumbent Ald. Deb Mell is being challenged by political newcomer Rossana Rodriguez Sanchez. According to the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners, Sanchez has a 19 vote lead over Mell.
James Cappleman Leads In Tight Race Against Marianne Lalonde For 46th Ward AldermanTwo-term Uptown Ald. James Cappleman leads in a tight race in the runoff election in the 46th Ward on Tuesday against scientific research consultant Marianne Lalonde.
Red Line Revamp In Uptown Has Already Paid Economic Benefits, Alderman SaysStarting Monday, trains will use the new elevated tracks at Wilson. Then, crews will start demolishing the old tracks, built a century ago.
Chicago's Uptown: A Little Down, But Maybe Not OutCBS's Dana Kozlov reports on recent hits to the businesses in the North Side neighborhood.
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.
Seniors Sue Presbyterian Homes Over Plan To Force Them OutMore than 100 residents of three subsidized senior housing complexes owned by Evanston-based Presbyterian Homes have filed a lawsuit over the charity organization’s plans to sell its Chicago properties.
Seniors "In A State Of Shock" After Charity Reveals Plan To Sell Their HomesMore than 100 seniors living at three North Side apartment buildings subsidized by Presbyterian Homes have been left wondering where they’ll go; after the charity told them it’s selling the buildings, and residents will have to move.
Retailers Warn Of Cost Of Banning Plastic BagsAldermen agree something must be done to limit the number of plastic retail store bags clogging landfills, but they still haven’t decided what, exactly, to do about the problem.
Woman Arrested 396 Times Seeks New Start After Release From PrisonShermain Miles read her Bible on the train, ignoring the wind’s destruction outside as she returned to Chicago on Monday and prepared to pick up the pieces of her own shattered life.
Man Charged With Throwing Bottles Of Urine At Cops In UptownDerrick Ray, 41, was charged with three felony counts of aggravated battery of a peace officer, three misdemeanor counts of resisting a peace officer, and one misdemeanor count of criminal trespass.
Condo Owners Sue City Over Proximity Of Divvy Bike StationA husband and wife are suing the city of Chicago as well as their alderman, requesting the removal of a Divvy bike station that they say will bring an “invasion” of people, trash and noise to the doorstep of their Lakeview condominium.
Police Have 'Good Evidence' In Uptown Shooting That Wounded 5Police 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.
Salvation Army To Stay In UptownThe 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.
Lakeshore Hospital Opens New Children's PavilionThe North Side is getting a new psychiatric hospital strictly for kids.
Protesters Want Cappleman To Put An End To Pigeon-NappingsThe pigeon war in Uptown continued raging on Friday, with some of the combatants refusing to give up.