| Aug 14, 2011
| 10:00 PM
In many ways, Asian-Americans have done remarkably well in achieving the American dream of going to college, working at a good job and earning a nice living.
Take Tuyet Le, who came to the United States as a Vietnamese refugee when she was 3 years...
| May 20, 2011
| 9:13 AM
By Paul Walsh
Star Tribune, Minneapolis
An in-your-face curbside video showing how animals make their way from the slaughterhouse to the America’s menus is scheduled to roll Friday as lunchtime patrons stroll by in downtown Minneapolis.
| May 25, 2011
| 6:40 AM
A woman unloading groceries Tuesday night by her Uptown home was robbed of a ring she told authorities was worth $124,000, Chicago police said this morning.
The incident happened at about 11:40 p.m. in a gated parking lot just north of Lawrence Avenue on...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 5:33 PM
Chicago Police issued a community alert after a 22-year-old woman was assaulted early this morning in the Uptown neighborhood, officials said.
The incident happened on the 1500 block of West Carmen Avenue at 4:35 a.m., police said.
A man grabbed the...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 2:34 AM
Chicago police this morning released a video image of the car they believe struck and killed a 43-year-old woman in the city's Uptown neighborhood Saturday and fled the scene.
The hit-and-run crash happened about 1:30 a.m. Saturday on the 4700 block of...
| 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,...
| 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.,...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 8:28 AM
4840 N. Broadway - Uptown