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Today’s Headlines for Monday, April 13

9:50 AM CDT on April 13, 2020

    • CTA machinist Antonio Martinez becomes 1st employee to die of COVID-19 (NBC)
    • Man held without bail in killing of ex-Marine pushed into CTA train; 2nd alleged attacker still at large (Sun-Times)
    • Police: After his gun went off on train, CTA security guard tossed weapon, claimed teen shot him (Tribune)
    • Motorcyclist critically injured after pickup driver turns left into his path, driver not cited (Sun-Times)
    • 6 injured, including 4 teens, after mercedes driver runs red in the Loop (Sun-Times)
    • In response to trail crowding, Madison, WI, may open streets rather than closing paths (
    • A guy in Toronto made a real-life version of our social-distancing device to lobby for open streets
    • New Metra Electric schedule addresses some concerns of south suburban officials, commuters (Tribune)
    • Longtime Chicago courier DJ Hank puts out a 12" titled "Traffic Control" (Reader)

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