Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, January 6

  • CTA Expanding “Second Chance” Jobs Program for Ex-Offenders (NBC)
  • DNA Readers Upset About the Belmont Overpass Coming Down
  • Man Gets 10 Years for 2013 DUI Crash That Killed Glenview Couple (Sun-Times)
  • Driver Busted for DUI During Morning School Drop-Off in Riverside (Sun-Times)
  • Buffalo Grove Crossing Guards Laid Off Due to Funding Dispute (Herald)
  • Developer Cites The 606 as Incentive for Building Luxury Homes (CRED)
  • License Plate Renewals Drop After State Stops Sending Reminder Notices (Tribune)
  • Slow Roll Hosts the Big Marsh Freedom Ride on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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