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.

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Anyone Who Receives Government Assistance Can Now Get A Big Discount On The Internet In Chicago

The Internet Essentials program is making it so anyone who participates in at least one government assistance program can get discounted broadband in Chicago.

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Little Victories, A New Bar And Restaurant In Former Anthem Space On Division Street, Opening Soon

The Wicker Park sports bar is gone, and the new place will now be "more in in-line with the neighborhood evolution over the past 10 years," an owner said this week.