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Today’s Headlines for Monday, February 17

8:56 AM CST on February 17, 2020

    • Christopher T. Davis, 19, who was struck by driver, pinned under Metra train, has died (ABC)
    • Gloria Sanchez-Perez, 24, killed while trying to run across I-290 after collision (NBC)
    • 6 CPD officers injured, 1 seriously, after 2 squad car drivers collided (CBS)
    • Driver crashes into Breakfast House at crash-prone Grand/Wood intersection (Block Club)
    • Man killed, 2 wounded in late-night shooting in Jackson CTA tunnel (NBC)
    • String of violent robberies on or near the 63rd Red Line station (NBC)
    • Tips on staying safe on CTA from a retired CPD lieutenant (Tribune)
    • Chicago is a case study in how ride-hail has made traffic in cities worse (WSJ)
    • Hotel donating land to Glenview as part of village’s push for I-294 exit at Milwaukee Ave. (Tribune)
    • Bike advocates say the low curbs of South Loop protected lanes are a hazard (Columbia Chronicle)
    • Materia wooden bicycle company has opened a branch in Albany Park

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