Today’s Headlines for Friday, February 17

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  • Driver hits and injures a man walking across Logan Square street and drives off (DNA)
  • Case begins against McDonald’s for not serving customers without cars after the lobby closes (Tribune)
  • Boarding time is cut in half on Los Angeles articulated bus when people board all doors (GGWash)
  • Driver kills themselves and three other people in crash last night in Des Plaines (Tribune)
  • David Plouffe fine by Chicago ethics board for failing to register as an Uber lobbyist (NBC5)
  • UILabs’s City Digital group is collecting data about stormwater flows on new Argyle streetscape (DNA)
  • An ode to Chicago’s 1,900 miles of alleys: “deemed a waste of space on the east coast” (Reader)
  • Despite opposition from Chambers, new apartments in Jefferson Park could increase business (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, February 16

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  • City & Federal Agencies: Rumors of ICE Checkpoints on the CTA Are False (DNA)
  • Chicago Man Held in Hit & Run Death of Roman Polniak, 52, in Des Plaines (Tribune)
  • Pedestrian Fatally Struck on I-59 in Warrenville (Tribune)
  • 13-Year-Old Girl Killed as After Police Chase in Hammond (ABC)
  • Two Police Officers Injured in Crash During Pursuit (Tribune)
  • Relatives of 5 Victims in I-55 Crash Speak Out at Trucker’s Sentencing (Tribune)
  • Western Springs Set to Approve Bids for Metra Platform Upgrades (Tribune)
  • Does Chicago Merit Another Top Bike City Ranking? Let People for Bikes Know (Chicagoist)

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, February 15

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  • NBC: Police Have Written Zero Tickets for Driving in Loop Link Lanes
  • Trump’s Muslim Ban Sparks Fears About CTA Searches That Have Occurred Since 2014 (Chicagoist)
  • Editorial: Rahm Needs to Provide “Hard Evidence” That O’Hare Express Is Needed (Tribune)
  • More Good News About the Green Line: Emanuel Wants to Overhaul South Leg (Sun-Times)
  • SUV Driver Killed Brother & Sister as They Pulled Out of Driveway in Maywood (CBS)
  • Red Line Delayed This Morning by Man on Tracks at State/Lake (Chicagoist)
  • Security Images Released of Suspects in Green Line Cell Phone Robberies (DNA)
  • Protest Against Plan to Evict Tenants From Building Near Kimball Stop, Evict Tenants (DNA)
  • New HQ for C.H. Robinson at Webster & the River Will Have Nearly 200 Car Spaces (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, February 14

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  • After Opposing Cornell Plan, Hairston Asks Obama Foundation for More Input (DNA)
  • An Architect’s Proposal for the New Damen Green Line Station (Curbed)
  • Drunk Driver Who Killed 3 Chicago Women in Milwaukee Hit-and-Run Pleads Guilty (WISN)
  • Could the Jewel at Sheridan & Montrose Be Replaced With a TOD? (Curbed)
  • Metra Riders Share Pet Peeves, Which Will Be Highlighted in Upcoming Campaign (WGN)
  • Map: Lots of Infrastructure Improvements Planned for the 33rd Ward (DNA)
  • A Valentine Video to Encourage Ridership on the Lincoln Ave. Bus (DNA)
  • A Realistic Depiction of the Streets of Chicago on Minecraft (Chicagoist)

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