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SWAT called after reports of man with a gun inside home in Uptown

Officers received a call that a man inside a home in the 4600 block of North Kenmore Avenue was armed with a gun.

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Joe Miller always wanted to create a mural you could see from the L

The Lincoln Square artist achieved that dream last month with his new mural ‘Uptown Dot King’ just west of the CTA’s Wilson Avenue Red Line stop.

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46th Ward Ald. James Cappleman attacked in Uptown. ‘I know the individual who assaulted me. I have sat with him numerous times.’

The alderman said he suffered minor injuries from the attack in the 4700 block of North Racine Avenue.

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Snowbirds Monty and Rose leave Montrose Beach; piping plover pair go south for winter

Monty and Rose, Chicago’s famous piping plovers, have migrated. Monty is in Texas while Rose flew to Florida. Their chicks remain in the Great Lakes area.

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‘Welcome Imani & Siewka’ — Monty and Rose’s surviving piping plover chicks now have names

Chicago residents suggested names for the two chicks and a panel of 10 made the final choice.

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Two piping plover chicks missing, likely dead

The first chick went missing Saturday afternoon, while the second was last seen Monday. Both were born to Monty and Rose, the piping plover couple that returned to Montrose Beach to nest this year.

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Police release photos of woman wanted for stabbing North Side victims ‘for no apparent reason’

The woman stabbed three people in separate attacks and threatened to shoot another. The attacks happened in Lake View, Edgewater and Uptown.

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Magic at Montrose: Chicago’s bird-watching hotspot

Monty and Rose, the piping plovers who gained city-wide fame, reunited in Montrose again this April.

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Memorial Day weather lures crowds to Montrose Beach

With vaccinations continuing and coronavirus cases ebbing, a three-day weekend and temperatures near 70 drew many outdoors.

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Patrick Daley Thompson indicted over loans from failed Bridgeport bank, declares innocence

The Bridgeport alderman, 51, who faces seven charges involving Washington Federal Bank for Savings, says: ‘I did not commit any crime, I am innocent, and I will prove it at trial.’

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After decades in solitary confinement, Brian Nelson got out, became an advocate for prisoners

Featured in the 2019 podcast ‘Motive,’ he was found dead Monday in his office at the Uptown People’s Law Center, where he worked for a decade and answered thousands of inmates’ letters.

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Two carjackings reported in Uptown

The attacks happened over the last five days, The victims were approached by two males who beat them and took off in their vehicles.

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Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson voted to OK development of a property he’d sold months earlier

The Bridgeport alderman — also under investigation for possible tax fraud — didn’t disclose his stake in Pensacola Place apartments or a second Uptown property until six months after the council vote.

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Body found near Oak Forest golf course identified as missing Buena Park man

Lane Campbell was found just before noon near the George Dunne Golf Course at 163rd Street and Central Avenue, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office.

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Couple struggles to hold on to eatery — their story, that of Small Business America one year into COVID-19

A year after a pandemic shuttered the U.S. economy, an Instagram post catches our eye: "Should we FIGHT or LET COVID win?!" The lament by the owners of a tiny fried chicken, burgers and shrimp joint in the Uptown neighborhood is that of a large segment of Small Business America.

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Tank Noodle staff gets $700,000 in back pay after Labor Dept. probe

The North Side Vietnamese restaurant was found to have violated federal law on wages and overtime.

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5 hurt in high-rise fire, carbon monoxide leak in Uptown

One person was taken to the hospital with a minor burn and four people were taken to the hospital for treatment.

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Advocates urge city to use hotels, abandoned houses to keep homeless warm during cold snap

"People who are homeless are out here sleeping in tents and sleeping in doorways. You need to act and start putting us in hotels or anywhere that is warm," said Johnny Bryant, secretary of the Chicago Union of the Homeless.

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Austin man charged in Uptown carjacking

Dumareah Taylor, 20, is due in bond court Wednesday.

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Heavy snow topples Aragon Ballroom wall, but it can’t bury nearly a century of memories at Chicago landmark

It’s been shuttered by fire, flood and pandemic, and now the storied Uptown venue’s considerable lifespan is being put to the test by snow. A stretch of a wall came down, but the 94-year-old’s structure and roof still appear sturdy.

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Man fatally stabbed boyfriend during fight about sex at Uptown apartment: prosecutors

Marquez Haggard allegedly told police that the fight started when he told D’Andre Tatum that he wanted to invite a third person to his apartment for sex.

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Murder charge filed in Uptown stabbing

Dandre Tatum was stabbed to death in an alley Jan. 9 in the North Side neighborhood.

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Man carjacked during test drive in Uptown

The 35-year-old was letting another man test-drive his black Lexus RX 330 in the 800 block of West Wilson Avenue

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Man robs bank in Uptown

He left with $1,500 in cash and has not been located.

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As Argyle businesses struggle, younger generation fights for their community

"It’s just desolate. It’s not as thriving," said Hac Tran, who often visited Argyle while growing up.

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Man fatally shot in Buena Park

About 2:10 p.m., Jhonny Guaman was walking in the 900 block of West Belle Plaine Avenue, two people approached him and opened fire.

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Man charged with trying to meet teen boy through dating app

He allegedly contacted an undercover investigator who was posing as a 15-year-old boy on a dating app, authorities said.

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In Uptown, the mosaics at 2 schools reflect the community and their missions

The works created by the Green Star Movement for Uplift Community High School and the People’s Music School aim to reflect and beautify the community.

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Man shot and killed in Uptown

He was in a vehicle when he was shot in the chest, abdomen and neck, police said.

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Man killed in Uptown shooting

He was riding a bike on the sidewalk in the 1000 block of West Winona Street when someone started shooting at him, according to Chicago police.

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Man, 88, fatally struck by car while crossing Lake Shore Drive in Uptown

He was hit by a northbound Toyota Camry about in the 5200 block of North Lake Shore Drive, police say.

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Man hit, killed by car while crossing Lake Shore Drive in Uptown: police

The 32-year-old was attempting to run across the 4800 block of North Lake Shore Drive toward the beach when he was hit by a northbound Toyota Corolloa, police said.