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Uptown: Cops probing death of 10-month-old boy

A 10-month-old boy has died from injuries he suffered in his Uptown home last Saturday, according to Chicago police and the Cook County Medical Examiner. Police and fire personnel went to the boy’s home around 9:40 p.m. on June 29th when a 911 caller said that the boy was “acting strange” after falling out of

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Court Report: 15-time felon gets 3 years for attacking 66-year-old woman in Uptown (Plus other recent case resolutions)

Derrick Burke is heading to prison for his 15th felony sentence. | CPD; Google Fourteen-time convicted felon Derrick Burke is now a fifteen-time convicted felon after he pleaded guilty to battering a 66-year-old woman on an Uptown’s playground last summer. Burke pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated battery in a public place in exchange for the

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Uptown: Charges filed in two recent shootings

Keyonta Alexander | CPD Charges have been filed in connection with two more of this year’s shootings in the Uptown neighborhood, according to Chicago police. A two-month surge in shootings and “shots fired” incidents began with a double shooting in the 1000 block of West Argyle on March 19th. Police said two men were standing

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Two robberies early Wednesday in Boystown, Uptown

One victim said he lost his wallet while “hanging out” with a stranger in the 700 block of West Aldine. | Google Police are investigating two robberies that happened within minutes of each other in Boystown and nearby Uptown early Wednesday. No one is in custody. A 48-year-old man told cops that his wallet was

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Uptown: “Hoarder” found dead in van

The van was parked at 4530 North Marine Drive, police said. | Google Chicago police have launched a death investigation after a severely decomposed body was found in a vehicle in the Uptown neighborhood. Police were called to the 4500 block of North Marine Drive shortly after 1:30 Wednesday afternoon by a man who reported

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4 charged after man’s carjacked in Uptown Monday

The victim told police he was carjacked near the Dollar Tree at Agatite and Sheridan. | Google Two juveniles and two adults have been charged after a suburban man reported being carjacked at gunpoint in the Uptown neighborhood on Monday evening. The victim, 25, told police that a young male offender displayed a handgun and