| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:10 PM
Personal grocery delivery service Instacart said Thursday it has added Jewel-Osco to its roster of stores that Chicagoans can choose from.
The San Francisco company, which allows customers to pick groceries from a combination of stores and get same-...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:22 AM
Two men were fatally shot and six other people were injured in attacks across the city Monday, authorities said.
The first attack occurred around 10:35 a.m. Monday when two men were shot on the Far North Side, according to Police News Affairs Officer...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:14 AM
A fire that erupted this morning at an Uptown neighborhood building is out and no injuries were reported.
The blaze started about 4:30 a.m. at a vacant 3-story building in the 4600 block of North Kenmore Avenue, according to Chicago Fire Dept. Chief...
| Nov 29, 2013
Every neighborhood can have a bad decade, and Uptown has had a few.
One of the worst was the 1970s, as it became a haven for Appalachian clans, American Indians and immigrants from around the world, turning much of it into a place for those whom society...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:56 AM
A 20-year-old gang member with an AK-47 tattooed between his eyes was ordered held on $1 million bail for a shooting in August near an Uptown church that killed one and injured four others.
Kelsky Patterson, who Cook County prosecutors said has been...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Nine people were taken to area hospitals in good condition following the crash of a CTA bus on North Lake Shore Drive in Uptown this afternoon, officials said.
The crash happened about 2:30 p.m. when the driver of a No. 147/Outer Drive Express bus...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:38 PM
A teenager riding a bike was injured when someone jumped out of a car in the Uptown neighborhood near Harry S. Truman College and shot him, police said.
Police were called to the scene in the 1100 block of West Wilson Avenue about 7:15 p.m. and found...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:27 PM
"Best Ink" hits close to home for Chicagoans in its third season; the city can boast about contestant Amy Zager, an Uptown tattoo artist, and Pete Wentz, the show's host.
Fall Out Boy bassist Wentz is back for a second season of the show, currently...
| Sep 15, 2013
Conventional digital age wisdom says that the chestnut about the might of pens, i.e. swords, should be amended to specify keyboard strokes, as paper is now passé. Likewise, in an era when Chicago's public education crisis seems to be at an apex, with...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A 14-year-old boy and his 13-year-old girlfriend who ran away together last month from Michigan have been found safe in the Uptown neighborhood in Chicago. Read more
• A Chicago...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:03 PM
The history of Native Americans contains many sorrowful narratives of displacement and broken promises from the United States government. The American Indian Center of Chicago, located in Uptown, has its roots in that history. But at 60 years old, the...