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Today’s Headlines for Friday, October 25

    • 70 percent of pedestrians stopped and frisked by CPD officers are Black (ABC)
    • Lyft to add over 220 jobs in Chicago, create new drivers’ center along the Kennedy (Tribune)
    • Man, 33, killed in Loop when his cab driver failed to yield when turning left (Sun-Times)
    • Driver fatally struck man, 31, in unincorporated Crystal Lake (Sun-Times)
    • Police officer struck man, 26, outside the 47th Street Red station, critically injuring him (ABC)
    • 2 people are in serious condition after crash on the Kennedy Expressway (CBS)
    • Metra will provide early getaway trains on Halloween (ABC)

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Thanks for your support, and enjoy your autumn.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago

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