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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, December 24

11:27 AM CST on December 24, 2019

    • The city prices West Loop street parking closer to its actual value, neighbors complain (Block Club)
    • Nancy Siedlecki, 64, and her young grandson Bryce Mazur killed in Lake Villa-area crash (CBS)
    • Man killed in Calumet Heights crash after allegedly beating woman, fleeing officers: police (ABC)
    • 5 injured, including 3 children, in Lake Shore Drive crash near 55th Street (ABC)
    • Driver smashes into Matteson Starbucks, no serious injuries (NBC)
    • Plan for 300 apartment, 60 affordable units, 75 spots near Morgan stop gets key approval (Block Club)
    • Brown Line trains bypassed the Paulina station yesterday after reports of a gas leak (Sun-Times)

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Thanks for your support, and enjoy the holiday season.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago

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