Avondale

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1 Killed, 12 Wounded In Thursday Shootings

The homicide happened shortly after 1 a.m. in Logan Square on the Northwest Side. Isaac Acevedo Jr., 23, was sitting in a vehicle near Schubert and Central Park when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone inside fired shots at him, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

08/21/2015

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Man Shot In Avondale

The 20-year-old was standing in the 3000 block of North Kedzie Avenue at 11:54 p.m. when an unknown person pulled up in a vehicle and yelled gang slogans before shooting, police said.

07/24/2015

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Friend Helps Save 15-Year-Old Girl From Abduction Attempt In Avondale

15-year-old girl from the northwest side Avondale neighborhood owes thanks to a teenaged male friend who saved her from a would-be abductor.

07/14/2015

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Woman Struck, Killed By Vehicle In Avondale

The 71-year-old woman was struck about 2:45 p.m. in a parking lot in the 3200 block of North Milwaukee Avenue, police said.

07/14/2015

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Suspect Shoots At Police On The Edge of Logan Square And Avondale

According to residents on the 2800 block of North Mozart Street, a man shot at Chicago police officers as they chased him into an alley.

06/18/2015

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Police: Two Found Dead With Stab Wounds Inside NW Side Home

A man and woman were found dead with stab wounds inside a home in the Northwest Side Avondale neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

03/31/2015

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Man Shot In Neck Just Off Kennedy Expressway

A man drove onto a Kennedy Expressway entrance ramp after he was shot in the neck in the Avondale neighborhood on the Northwest Side Tuesday evening, police said.

03/24/2015

Three men were found dead in a home in the 3300 block of North Harding on Monday morning. Authorities say their deaths may be related to the cold. | photo from Network Video Productions

Three Men Found Dead In Avondale Building Last Month Identified

Three men who were found frozen to death in a vacant Northwest Side Avondale neighborhood last month have been identified.

02/17/2015

Surveillance photo of the suspects who robbed a convenience store in the 2700 block of West Harlem on Jan. 3.  (Photo from Chicago Police)

Police Warn Of Northwest Side Convenience Store Robberies

In multiple reported robberies between December and January, robbers either implied or displayed a weapon and stole cash or cartons of cigarettes, according to a business alert from Chicago Police.

01/23/2015

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Three Men Found In Avondale Died Of Hypothermia

Emergency officials responded to 3310 N. Harding Av. about 11:15 a.m. on Jan. 12 found the men dead in a vacant building, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

01/19/2015

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Woman Struck, Killed By Vehicle In Avondale

The 58-year-old woman was struck by the vehicle about 6:25 a.m. in the 3600 block of West Addison Street, police said,

01/16/2015

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Police Issue Alert After Northwest Side Convenience Store Robberies

In multiple reported robberies between December and January, robbers either implied or displayed a weapon and stole cash or cartons of cigarettes, according to a business alert from Chicago Police.

01/14/2015

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Three Found Dead In Abandoned Avondale Home

Police say the deaths could be related to the cold weather, but autopsies will not be conducted until Tuesday.

01/12/2015

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Robbers Knocking Women Down, Robbing Them On NW Side

Women are being targeted in a series of violent robberies in the Northwest Side Avondale and Logan Square neighborhoods, according to a community alert issued by Chicago Police.

11/17/2014

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Olive Garden’s First Chicago Location Opening Soon

Chicago’s first Olive Garden opens next week — first person to eat enough breadsticks to raise their cholesterol wins more breadsticks.

09/24/2014

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Man Found Dead In Alley Might Be Victim Of Hit-And-Run

The person — thought to be in his 50s — was discovered near the 2900 block of North Milwaukee Avenue at 11:55 p.m.

03/31/2014

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New Restaurant Serves Chicagoans Fried Twinkies, What More Do You Need?

State Fair popped up on the edge of Logan Square and Avondale a few months ago. Opened by Robert Rosado (who also owns Azucar, a great tapas restaurant off the Logan Square Blue Line), the idea seems to be to serve something not widely found in Chicago — fair food — but with a little more quality than you’d expect. Also, there’s fried Twinkies.

12/04/2013

A crane lifts off part of the storm-damaged steeple from Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Avondale neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Storm-Damaged Steeple Removed From Avondale Church

The 12-foot-tall stone cross at the steeple’s pinnacle was the first portion to come down from atop the 121-year-old Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church.

11/20/2013

Streets and sidewalks near the Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church in Avondale have been closed until crews can remove the church's wind-damaged steeple. (Credit: CBS)

Damaged Steeple At Century-Old Avondale Church To Be Removed

A neighborhood landmark is coming down; the wind-damaged steeple atop the century old Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church in Avondale has become loose, and must be removed.

11/19/2013

A historic steeple in Avondale was cause for concern because of high winds. (CBS)

Loose Steeple On Avondale Church Closes Streets

A loose steeple on an Avondale neighborhood church in danger of falling has caused several streets to close on the North Side.

11/18/2013

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