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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Expungement Clinic, Job Fair Saturday Aims To Help Those Hurt By The War On Drugs Benefit From Legal Weed Business

People can get help clearing non-violent offenses, find jobs and learn how social equity applicants can enter the industry.

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Girl, 11, Escapes After Man Tries To Pull Her Into His Car In West Englewood, Police Say

The girl ran off and the man tried to chase her during the Wednesday incident, police said.

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Puppy Stolen From Animal Rescue Is Found On Street

The puppy, Smarties, has been returned to the Anti-Cruelty Society.