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Today’s Headlines for Monday, January 11

9:05 AM CST on January 11, 2021

    • CPS students returning to schools; parents weigh safety against education needs (Tribune)
    • Courtney Key, 25, a Black trans woman was found dead, shot and dragged by a driver (Tribune)
    • Chicago carjackings more than double in Chicago during 2020, police say (Tribune)
    • 3 teens charged after crashing carjacked vehicle on Near West Side: police (Sun-Times)
    • Cardenas vows zoning changes in response to plan to waste TOD land on drive-through (MPN)
    • 6 apartments, 1 affordable, planned at 2901 N. Milwaukee, 8 minutes from the 'L' (Block Club)
    • Trib architecture critic is retiring, plans "long bike rides along Chicago’s lakefront” (Feder)

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