| Jun 20, 2011
| 8:52 AM
Florence + the Machine band members shopped at Shake, Rattle & Read before their show at The Aragon Saturday. Lead singer Florence Welch bought four books at the Uptown book and record store.
“Community” star Joel McHale had a late dinner...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 12:38 PM
A 52-year-old man with 106 arrests on his record was arrested again Tuesday afternoon, accused of robbing a disabled person in Uptown, Chicago police said.
Michael Woods, of the 900 block of West Wilson Avenue, has been charged with strong-arm robbery of...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 4:17 PM
For the first time since the summer of 2008, gasoline prices in Chicago have climbed over the $4 mark.
The BP station at Lawrence Avenue and Marine Drive in Uptown is charging $4.09 for a gallon of regular this morning. $4.29 for premium.
| Aug 3, 2011
| 6:49 PM
Taking a brief hometown respite Wednesday night, President Barack Obama used a 50th birthday bash in Uptown to raise re-election money from a friendly crowd as he sought to recharge a presidency showing signs of scars from Washington’s partisan...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 8:28 AM
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| Nov 3, 2011
| 5:57 PM
A woman's burning body was found in a garage in the Uptown neighborhood this morning, and police were considering the case a homicide, authorities said.
The woman’s body was found on fire in a garage in the 5000 block of North Clark Street about 9:...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 2:17 PM
A woman whose burning body was found in a garage behind her Uptown apartment building died in a homicide, the Cook County medical examiner’s office determined today.
Maria Santiago, 54, died from multiple blunt trauma and strangulation in a...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Jackie Taylor, the founder and artistic director of Chicago's Black Ensemble Theater, is staring at an utterly transformative fall.
On Nov. 18, the $19 million new Black Ensemble Theater will open at the hitherto moribund 4450 North Clark St.,...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 12:20 AM
Two women were injured in an early morning fire at a retirement hotel in the city's Uptown neighborhood, officials said.
Firefighters took about 45 minutes to battle the blaze confined to a single room on the fifth floor of the 12-story Lawrence House,...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 11:31 PM
Two people were shot, including a woman in her 20s who police described as an innocent bystander, in a suspected gang-related shooting in the Uptown neighborhood Friday afternoon.
The woman was working inside a store in the 4600 block of North...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 3:38 PM
SOUTH BEND — A man accused in a recent South Bend homicide was taken into custody after a six-hour armed standoff with police and federal agents in Chicago Monday night, according to court documents.Bryant Hunt, 28, was arrested Monday night after...