Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, March 9

  • Lightfoot will provide update on CTA safety hours after man, 25, shot in stomach on Red Line near 63rd (NBC)
  • Chicago Loop Alliance ambassadors will begin patrolling and giving directions at Metra station (Loop North)
  • Officials: 4 killed after driver tried to beat freight train at a crossing at 155th/Halsted in Harvey (ABC)
  • Hit-and-run drivers killed Alex Hunt, 16, as he crossed 10-lane Burr Ridge road with no sidewalks (ABC)
  • Ogilvie station evacuated, given all-clear after suspicious package halts trains (ABC)
  • Shelters at Jefferson Park terminal boarded up after man uses drill to damage art panels (Nadig)
  • Metra featured in Wall Street Journal article on post-COVID challenges facing commuter railroads
  • Will the TSA lift mask requirement on buses, trains, and planes? (Daily Herald)
  • Panel says Metra surveillance of allegedly injured employee is privileged (Law Bulletin)
  • Chicagoans say they’re willing to deal with higher gas prices if it helps Ukraine (Tribune, Block Club)
  • Lake Forest and Lake Bluff plan pedestrian and bike improvements (Tribune)

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