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State Rep. Candidate Turns To Reddit For Q&A, Claims State Rep. Toni Berrios ‘Simply Hasn’t Been On Our Side’

Will Guzzardi, a Democrat running for Illinois State Representative, turned to the popular website Reddit on Thursday to have a direct discussion with voters.


Lionel Vazquez, 36, was in critical condition at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center on Thursday, a day after carjackers shot him and stomped on his face. (Photos supplied to CBS)

Man Shot, Critically Injured In Logan Square Carjacking

Lionel Vazquez was sitting in his Chevy Tahoe around 8 p.m. Wednesday in the 2000 block of North Richmond Street, when two men approached and ordered him out of the vehicle. One of the men was wielding a handgun.


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Two Men Shot In Logan Square Drive-By

The men, 19 and 20, were in the 3700 block of West Schubert Avenue around 7:15 p.m. when someone in a car pulled up and fired shots.


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Police: Father Slammed Baby’s Head On Floor, Bit Cops

The 21-year-old man was arguing with his girlfriend when it turned physical and said “we’re all going to die,” police said. He picked up his 1-year-old daughter and threw her to the ground, slamming her head twice on the floor.


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Skull Found In Logan Square Building

A skull was discovered in an apartment building Wednesday morning in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side.


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Man Fatally Shot In Logan Square

A man was fatally shot in the Logan Square neighborhood Monday evening, police said.


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Man Shot And Killed In Logan Square

Police responded to a call of a person shot in the 1900 block of North Spaulding Avenue about 1:50 a.m., and found a man in his 60s on the sidewalk with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest.


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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.


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Two Men Shot In Logan Square

Two men were shot Sunday in the Logan Square neighborhood.


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Police: Man Killed In Logan Square Shooting

The 23-year-old was shot in the chest about 4:35 a.m. in the 2600 block of North Sawyer Avenue,


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11 Injured In Logan Square Crash

Eleven people were injured in a five-car crash early Sunday in the Northwest Side Logan Square neighborhood.


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Chicago Not Actually ‘Murder Capital’ Of, Well, Anything

Thanks to recent headlines, you’d think the FBI rolled out the red carpet and handed Chicago a beautiful, hand-engraved (in cursive!) plaque that reads Murderiest Murder City in Murderland. In reality, the FBI did no such thing. Here’s a closer look at the FBI’s statistics and how they do and do not relate to homicides in Chicago


The Bibliotreka tricycle was stolen early Sunday morning in Logan Square. (Credit: Facebook)

‘Bibliotreka’ Book Tricycle Stolen in Logan Square

A small, portable library has been stolen in Logan Square.



Blue Line Coffee Crawl

For all the coffee lovers out there, there is a new kind of crawl, right up your alley (or Blue line in this case). Caffentures, has created the Blue Line Coffee crawl to give coffee loving professionals and casual drinkers alike the chance to learn more about the Logan Square/Wicker Park coffee scene. There are also crawls along the Red and Brown line for even more coffee tasting adventures.


US Postal Service Posts 3.5 Billion Dollar Quarterly Loss

Post Office Suspends Service To Area After Carrier Is Attacked

An attack on a Chicago postal carrier has stopped mail delivery in one area of the Logan Square neighborhood.

CBS 2–08/09/2013

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Five People Shot In City Overnight

At least five people — including a 16-year-old girl — were wounded in shootings throughout the city Wednesday night through early Thursday morning.


Two women were injured after their car crashed into two parked vehicles early Sunday in the Logan Square neighborhood on the North Side. / Photo provided by NVP News

Woman Dies After Argument Leads To Car Crash

An argument that escalated out of control led to the death of an 18-year-old woman on Sunday.


Two women were injured after their car crashed into two parked vehicles early Sunday in the Logan Square neighborhood on the North Side. / Photo provided by NVP News

Two Women Injured In Logan Square Crash

Two women were injured after their car crashed into two parked vehicles early Sunday in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side.


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5 Dead, 28 Wounded In Shootings Since Friday Evening

Five men were killed and at least 28 other people were wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening.


Flames engulf the attic and roof of a 2 1/2-story house in Logan Square. (Credit: CBS)

Fire Engulfs House In Logan Square, Spreads To Another

There was a large amount of smoke and fire pouring from the attic space and roof of the first building, and part of the roof collapsed during the blaze.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2013