Today’s Headlines for Friday, April 16

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  • Despite rumors, river bridges haven’t been lifted during peaceful protests over Adam Toledo shooting (CBS)
  • Woman killed while trying to make a U-turn at Monroe/Western, 3 injured (Sun-Times)
  • GoFundMe launched for family of Agata Gortz, fatally struck by bus driver while jogging in Palos Hills
  • Survey: Should speed bumps be installed on Barry Avenue between Kimball and Kedzie? (Block Club)
  • Chicago Loop Alliance discusses plans for Open Streets on State Street (ABC)
  • South Shore Line’s bikes on trains program have returned (ABC 57)
  • Preservationists roll out plan to save workers cottages in Logan and elsewhere (Block Club)

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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, April 15

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  • As Chicago braces for protests over police shootings, CPD makes new rules for handling crowds (Tribune)
  • Protect Our Parks files new lawsuit seeking to stop Obama Center’s construction In Jackson Park (Block Club)
  • 2 pedestrians have been struck and killed by Metra trains near Round Lake this week (L&MCS)
  • Residents react to death of Ciro Ortez at IDOT-controlled Logan Square intersection (Block Club)
  • 100 mph chase after Indiana shoplifting suspects ends with crash in East Side neighborhood (Tribune)
  • Metra releases ambitious 2021 infrastructure repair/construction agenda (RT&S)
  • Plan to stop ‘rogue’ tow truckers from preying on crash victims stalls in committee (Block Club)
  • Bikes for Belmont Cragin ride on 5/15 celebrates upcoming arrival of Divvy, advocates for bike lanes

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, April 14

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  • Officials announce start of foundation work on Obama Presidential Center, including new bike-ped routes (NBC)
  • SBC writer David Zegeye discusses push to preserve affordable housing near Obama Center (Block Club)
  • Man, 21, accused of pulling cop into vehicle during investigation, driving off and then crashing (Tribune)
  • Journalist with vision impairment discusses DOJ involvement in Accessible Pedestrian Signal suit (Beth Finke)
  • After more than 20 years of work, community farm coming to La Villita Park next year (Block Club)
  • The price of unleaded regular gas rose 11.7% in the Chicago area in March (Tribune)
  • Reader’s Deanna Isaac provides an update on what’s going on with the Chicago Monuments Project

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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, April 13

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  • City deploys barricades, trucks in preparation for potential unrest over police shootings (Block Club)
  • Block-by-block analysis of where North Michigan stands after impact of pandemic, unrest (Tribune)
  • CDOT seeking station location input for West and Southwest side Divvy expansion (Block Club)
  • Bus driver fatally struck Agata Gorz, 42, in Palos Heights (Sun-Times)
  • After driver strikes and drags man, 44, in Logan, officials say new stop signs aren’t an option (Block Club)
  • Man stabbed in neck on Pulaski Blue platform is 4th CTA stabbing victim in last month (Sun-Times)
  • Prosecutors: Des Plaines man was driving 108 mph when he killed family of three (Tribune)

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