Today’s Headlines for Thursday, April 20

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  • Burke, Beale Want Police to Consider Using “Textalyzer” on Drivers After Crashes (Tribune)
  • 2 Officers Injured in Crash While Responding to Dan Ryan Homicide (CBS)
  • Security Video Leads to Arrest in Red Line Station Murder Case (Tribune)
  • Prosecutors: Driver in Fatal Crash Had Alcohol, Marijuana, Cocaine in System (Tribune)
  • City Council Approves Crackdown on Party Buses (DNA)
  • Curbed Looks at the Question of Whether Chicago Should Annex Nearby Suburbs
  • Businesses Promote “Sheridan Station Corridor” Retail Strip by Red Line Stop (DNA)
  • Concrete Media by Logan’s Centennial Monument Will Be Replaced With Grass (DNA)
  • 6-Story Mixed-Use With 38 Units Will Replace Parking Lot Near Howard Stop (Curbed)
  • Small Pets Allowed On Weekday Metra Trains During Off-Peak Hours Trial (DNA)
  • NACTO Conference Takes Place in Chicago October 30 to November 2

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, April 19

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  • Council Will Vote on LED Street Light Contract, Party Bus Crackdown Today (Tribune)
  • Child, 3 Adults Injured in Wrong-Way Lake Shore Drive Crash (Tribune)
  • Fatal DUI Case Languishes in Cook County Court for More Than a Decade (Tribune)
  • Fallen Cyclist Husband Pushing for Tougher Penalties for Drivers Who Fail to Yield (Tribune)
  • What’s Next for Active Trans’ Chicago River Trail Advocacy Campaign?
  • Checking in on Loop Construction Sites (Curbed)
  • Loop Protected Lane Network Featured in Curbed Roundup of U.S. Bike Initiatives
  • A 1936 Rail Map Shows the Routes That Eventually Became the Illinois Prairie Path (Chainlink)
  • Dutch Artist Paints Colorful Animal Mural on Entire Facade of West Town Building (DNA)
  • Food Trucks and Yoga Will Activate Downtown Pritzker Park on April 29 (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, April 18

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  • Safety Committee Approves More Patrolling of CTA, Park Property by CPD Officers (Sun-Times)
  • Neighborhood Group Objects to Density Along North Branch Corridor, Wants Park (DNA)
  • Police Warn of a Spate of Armed Taxi Driver Robberies Around the City (Chicagoist)
  • Man Attempts to Steal Bike in Lakeview, Swings Chunk of Concrete at the Owner (DNA)
  • Metra Conductor Suing Buffalo Grove Man for Punching Him on the Train (Sun-Times)
  • An Update on the Redevelopment of the State Street Corridor (South Side Weekly)
  • 4 Authors Weigh in on Chicago’s Gentrification Issues (Chicagoist)
  • DNA Talks With 606 Users Who Aren’t Happy About Police Using ATVs on the Path
  • CDOT Launches Its Annual War on Potholes; Map of Arterial Streets to Be Repaved (DNA)
  • Chicago Hack Night Celebrates Its 5th Birthday Tonight at 6 PM at Merchandise Mart
  • Community Meeting April 24 to Review 3647 N. Southport TOD Proposal (Lakeview Chamber)

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Today’s Headlines for Monday, April 17

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  • 33-Year-Old Man Shot to Death on the Garfield Red Line Platform (Sun-Times)
  • Naperville Mayor: Police “Could’ve Done Better” Than Wait 3 Days to Reveal Fatal Death (Tribune)
  • Driver Charged With Leaving the Scene of Fatal South Holland Motorcycle Crash (CBS)
  • Crain’s: Claypool Cried Wolf About Doomsday Scenarios at CTA, Now He’s Doing It at CPS
  • Service Resuming After Signal Problems Hamper CTA in Loop (Sun-Times)
  • A Look at the South Loop Construction Boom (Curbed)
  • TOD With 148 Units, 65 Spaces Ready to Rise at Van Buren/Halsted (Curbed)
  • E-Bikes Are Allowed on the Lakefront Trail, Gas-Powered Bikes Are Not (The Chainlink)
  • Parklet Architect Moss Design Hosts a Party for Its New Logan Square Studio Space on 4/22

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