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Lizzie Schiffman Tufano

Senior Editor @lizzieschiffman Contact

Lizzie Schiffman Tufano is a Senior Editor at DNAinfo Chicago.

She previously was a reporter/producer covering Downtown, the Gold Coast, the Loop, River North, the South Loop and Streeterville at DNAinfo Chicago.

Born and raised in the Chicago area, Lizzie takes after her grandfather, who was editor of the Forest Park Review. She studied journalism at Northwestern University's Medill school and then briefly fled Chicago for reporting stints in Washington, D.C. and New York.

Before joining DNAinfo, Lizzie contributed to The Chicago Reporter and Chicago Public Radio's Eight Forty-Eight. In 2011 she joined The Huffington Post, where she was Associate Editor of the Chicago section.

Lizzie lives in Uptown with her husband Patrick and their tabby cat Scoop.

Fun Fact: Lizzie was a vegetarian for 8 years and a vegan for one before falling off the wagon for one late-night steak. It was worth it.

Midway, Chicago Lawn & Ashburn »

June 27, 2017

READ THE INDICTMENT: Three men face charges of conspiracy, obstruction and misconduct.

Wicker Park & Bucktown »

June 26, 2017

Francisco Chavez, 39, is charged with home invasion, aggravated sexual abuse and attempted assault.

Garfield Park & North Lawndale »

April 3, 2017

Police announced that they had made an arrest — the first "of several" — in connection with the assault.

Lincoln Square, Albany Park, Roscoe Village & North Center »

April 2, 2017

The woman was walking south on the 4600 block of North Monticello Avenue when three men attacked her.

Wicker Park & Bucktown »

January 27, 2017

"Before they were just selling drugs, they weren't shooting ... in broad daylight," a witness said.

Garfield Park & North Lawndale »

January 3, 2017

Robbers in North Lawdale are pretending they want to buy a video game system, police said.

Lakeview & Wrigleyville »

November 4, 2016

A banner being flown above Wrigley Field during the Cubs rally took a sharp right turn from sports.