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This rediscovered lakefront Chicago neighborhood preserves its Roaring '20s business district. Read more about Uptown, Chicago.
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Top Uptown Articles

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  • U.S. sues doctor known for prescribing risky drug clozapine

    U.S. sues doctor known for prescribing risky drug clozapine
    Federal authorities on Thursday sued a controversial Chicago psychiatrist, accusing him of pocketing kickbacks from drug companies and committing a massive fraud as he prescribed antipsychotic medication to thousands of mentally ill patients in area...
  • Wilson Red Line station to get makeover

    Wilson Red Line station to get makeover
    A $203 million reconstruction of the Wilson station on the CTA Red Line is scheduled to begin next year. The new station will serve as an anchor for economic development in the Uptown neighborhood. The new station will feature glass and steel canopies,...
  • Metal band Lamb of God to salute U.S. military with new video project

    Metal band Lamb of God to salute U.S. military with new video project
    Lamb of God, the Richmond-based metal band, is paying tribute to America's armed forces with a new video. The band is asking family members of service men and women to submit photos of their loved ones for use in a clip. "Lamb of God is looking to...
  • Teen accused of shooting at cops in Uptown neighborhood

    Teen accused of shooting at cops in Uptown neighborhood
    A 16-year-old boy opened fire on two Chicago police officers sitting inside an unmarked squad car on the city's Uptown neighborhood on Saturday, prosecutors alleged in court. Jansen Aikens was charged as an adult with two counts each of attempted first-...
  • Humboldt Park sees 3 homicides in 3 days

    Humboldt Park recorded homicides on three consecutive days in the past week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Monday, a 36-year-old woman was shot to death in the 3300 block of West North Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 21-...
  • 2 shot in the Uptown neighborhood

    2 shot in the Uptown neighborhood
    A man and a woman were hospitalized this evening after being shot in the Uptown neighborhood, police said. The shooting happened at 6:15 p.m.  on the 4900 block of North Sheridan Road, police said. The man, 57, was driving when someone on the street...
  • Fatal stabbings up 78% versus 2011

    Greater Grand Crossing on Tuesday logged its fifth homicide in about a month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. An 18-year-old man was shot to death in the 6900 block of South Princeton Avenue, police said. Greater Grand Crossing has...
  • Chicago gets a new superhero

     
    Tim Seeley a local Chicago writer that has worked for Marvel and DC Comics brings Witchblade to Chicago with issue 151 that comes out this Wednesday, January 4, 2012. With most comic book characters based out of New York, it’s a change of pace for a...
  • This fall, a Black Ensemble Theater transformed

     This fall, a Black Ensemble Theater transformed
    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.,...
  • Parents accused of flying to Vegas, leaving kids alone

    Parents accused of flying to Vegas, leaving kids alone
    Child endangerment charges have been filed against an Uptown couple accused of flying to Las Vegas and leaving their two children, 12 and 9, home alone for nearly two days, police said. The couple took the trip last month, but the charges were not...
  • Obama tries to turn page with Chicago campaign fundraiser

    Obama tries to turn page with Chicago campaign fundraiser
    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...