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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, April 6

8:56 AM CDT on April 6, 2021

    • Lightfoot: CPD will reform foot chase policy after officer killed Adam Toledo, 13 (Block Club)
    • Chicago transportation agencies angle for piece of Biden’s infrastructure spending pie (WTTW)
    • How Biden’s infrastructure plan could impact Illinois (WGN)
    • Man found dead in vent shaft at Chicago Avenue Red Line station (Sun-Times)
    • Man charged for fatally striking Hometown officer who was investigating another crash (NBC)
    • CTA driver crashes into construction site on the Near West Side (Sun-Times)
    • Metra to expand 3 commuter rail schedules as ridership increases (ABC)
    • IL Commerce Commission provides funds to fix "dangerous" crossing in Elmwood Park (Trains)
    • Letter: After the pandemic, let's continue people-friendly streets initiatives (Tribune)
    • Park Ridge Friends of the Parks holds a used bike sale fundraiser on April 24 (Tribune)

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