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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, April 15

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Is the Tollway Getting Cold Feet on Route 53 Extension? (Daily Herald) Hit-and-Run Driver Who Injured Girl in Mt. Prospect Charged With Felony (CBS) GoFundMe Launched for Cyclist Drew Boyle, Injured in Crash (The Chainlink) Police Warn of Punch-and-Grab Robberies on the Orange & Red Lines (Sun-Times) Bicycle Doorings Have Risen Sharply in Recent Years […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, April 24

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Why “Urban Pioneers” Are Buying Homes in Chicago’s Southland (Crain’s) Emanuel Announcing Improvements to Cottage Grove Green Stop This Morning (DNA) $1.8 Million Rehab of 120-Year-Old Quincy Station Begins (DNA) Some 40K People Filled the Streets for Chicago’s March for Science (Tribune) 3 Injured After Driver Strikes Another Car, CTA Bus at 95th and Stony Island (NBC) […]
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CDOT Open to Phone Hacking to Combat Distracted Driving as Police Stop Issuing Citations

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Chicago transportation commissioner Rebekah Scheinfeld is voicing support for a proposal to use a device known as a “textalyzer” to crack down on distracted driving with cellphones. Two aldermen, Anthony Beale Beale (9th) and Edward Burke (14th), have introduced a resolution asking the Chicago Police Department to look into using a $10,000 device from Cellebrite, which makes […]