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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, May 26

10:20 AM CDT on May 26, 2022

    • Casino, including road widening, approved after Lightfoot screams "You are a liar!" at opposing alder (Block Club)
    • Despite being presented with evidence that curfews don't work, Council approves 10 PM curfew (Block Club)
    • The Reader looks at why stricter curfews are the wrong approach to reducing violence
    • Why did it take CPD five years to arrest hit-and-run driver who killed cyclist Francisco Cruz, 58? (CBS)
    • Bernardo Gomez, 26, died after being kicked in the head by a boy, 14, on the Cicero Green platform (Sun-Times)
    • After someone smashed a bottle on a man's head on Red Line, bystanders stepped in to stop attack (NBC)
    • Gas leak at 30 E. Lake in the Loop causes major CTA delays (NBC)
    • What generosity! News outlets give free campaign ads to traffic jam creator Willie Wilson (NBC, ABC, Block Club)
    • Letter: Municipalities should invoice Wilson for taxpayer-funded police and traffic-control services (Tribune)
    • Metra sends staff to homes next to UP-N to listen to concerns, residents complain Metra's not listening (WGN)
    • Neighborhood greenway is coming to Erie between Damen and Noble in West Town (Block Club)

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