Aldermen were joined by top cops at a joint safety meeting to discuss recent Uptown shootings.Jonathan Ballew/Block Club Chicago

Uptown Shootings Blamed On Outsiders As Aldermen, Police Urge Crowd Of Hundreds To Stay Involved

Violence prevention strategies were discussed and neighbors aired grievances over nearly three hours.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published
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Getting A Tattoo Can Help Stop Sexual Violence, Support Survivors During 1-Day Fundraiser At Deluxe Tattoo

Deluxe Tattoo will provide special tattoos for one day as part of a fundraiser for Still Not Asking For It.

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Sip Coffee House Closes After 20 Years In West Town, Will Be Replaced By A Bakery

"I believe there is a place and time for everything," owner Nancy Angelopoulous said. "We are ending on a good note."