| May 9, 2011
| 7:31 PM
Authorities were on the scene this afternoon in the North Side's Uptown neighborhood removing weapons from the apartment of a 60-year-old man who made a threat against the Willis Tower, Chicago police said.
Police and other law enforcement officers...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 9:08 AM
You would think residents of area retirement and assisted living communities wouldn't appreciate hearing the term "old bags" but many of them are participating in a project that gives a very positive meaning to the term.
New Life for Old Bags is a...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 12:59 PM
A Chicago police officer shot and wounded a 36-year-old man who police say lunged at the officer with a knife early this morning after he broke into another man’s Uptown apartment, police said.
The suspect was being treated at Advocate Illinois...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 2:57 AM
For the first time in what seems a long time, today's forecast includes no hazardous weather watches or warnings, no wind chill advisories and, of course, no blizzards.
All in all, it should be a fairly typical winter's day.
The National Weather Service...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 9:57 PM
Chicago's central core grew increasingly vibrant during the past decade, as young professionals filled new condominiums in the Loop and surrounding neighborhoods, taking advantage of trendy restaurants and nightspots.
But vast swaths of the city didn't...
| 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.
| Mar 12, 2012
| 3:46 PM
After 10 years in the kitchen at Wave in the W Chicago Lakeshore, Kristine Subido is teaming up with her mother to open a casual counter-service spot that focuses on bringing an unfamiliar cuisine to life through one very familiar ingredient.
| 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...
| Feb 21, 2012
Since at least 1976, the woman who calls herself Seven has lived without a formal identity.
She says she's 71 years old and a lifelong Cubs fan. She has fleeting childhood memories of visiting the Indiana Dunes but can recall little else and suffers from...