Today’s Headlines for Thursday, April 14

  • CTA and police increased security to combat a spike in transit crime. Will it work? (Tribune)
  • Despite uptick in omicron’s BA.2 subvariant, federal transit mask mandate will expire on 5/3 (Crain’s)
  • Speeding driver dies after hitting guardrail on 3200 block of East 106th Street in East Side (Fox)
  • Christian Ruiz, 30, died after being shot and crashing car with 3 children into Little Village store (ABC)
  • Man put gun to woman’s head on Pink Line near Kedzie, stole belongings (Fox)
  • Indicted alder Carrie Austin helped get affordable senior housing near Halsted Green stop (Block Club)
  • Lake County Board opposes proposed train merger, arguing it would slow down first responders (LCNS)
  • Immigration activists welcomed in Chicago in middle of 40-day bike ride to Washington, D.C. (Sun-Times)
  • You can take Metra to an adventure park in Lemont with zip-lining, laser tag, and rope courses (Patch)

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