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Gun Shots Dampen Spirits of Anti-Crime Neighborhood Group in Uptown

Despite “positive loitering” efforts by Uptown community members near the corner of Lawrence Avenue and Sheridan Road a week ago Friday, shots were fired there two days later, making some question the success of the anti-crime strategy. The Uptown Chicago Commission, a community organization that strives to improve the quality of life in Uptown, has […]

Police and business owners in Uptown recently joined forces to develop a strategy to clean up a two-block stretch of puddles of urine, empty beer bottles and unsavory characters on Clifton Avenue, more commonly known as “Blood Alley.” The focus of last week’s meeting at Harry S. Truman College was the ongoing problems of safety […]

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