Today’s Headlines for Thursday, August 27

  • MPC: Yellow Line Collapse Is a Reminder That IL Needs to Better Fund Transportation (Sun-Times)
  • CTA Gets $750K USDOT Grant to Train Ex-Offenders as Bus Mechanics (CBS)
  • Girl Who Was Born Prematurely After 2005 Metra Crash Gets $4.1 Million Settlement (Tribune)
  • Teen Jumps on Hood of Car to Smash It With Bat, Gets Injured After Driver Speeds Off (Tribune)
  • Bad News, Cyclists: The Cortland Bridge Is on Schedule to Reopen to Cars on November 1 (DNA)
  • Metra Is Testing New Seats With Higher Backs, Cupholders (Sun-Times)
  • Discovery of Long-Forgotten Cemetery Below Oak Park Avenue Puts Road Work on Hold (DNA)
  • Crew Tore Up Roseland Block a Year Ago & It Still Hasn’t Been Fixed (DNA)
  • Yorkville Police Receiving Complaints About Golf Carts on Streets & Bike Trails (Tribune)
  • Developer Tries to Cash in on The 606 With This, Ahem, Interesting New Mansion (Curbed)

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