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    • 66% of Chicago police chases in 2019 ended in crashes — 8 of them fatal (Sun-Times)
    • 2 officers, civilian seriously injured in multiple-vehicle crash Wednesday evening (NBC)
    • Man stabbed in finger during fight on Monroe Red Line platform last night (NBC)
    • Police release photo of car from fatal hit-and-run crash in Gresham (Sun-Times)
    • Massive protest for Palestinian rights takes over downtown streets (Block Club)
    • Lee Bey: Reuse, rather than demolish, fallen cyclist Helmut Jahn's Thompson Center (Sun-Times)
    • Rotary Club of Hinsdale returns to give away 100 bikes for military kids (Tribune)

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