Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, August 16

  • Head of civil engineers group: “Please widen the Ike, encouraging more driving, so we can make more money.” (Sun-Times)
  • WBEZ takes a closer look at the CTA’s efforts to address its reliability problems
  • DePaul transit expert Joe Schwieterman weighs in on plan for additional policing of CTA (CBS)
  • Man shot in thigh Sunday night at 69th Red Line station (CBS)
  • $15K reward offered to help find men who shot Diunte Moon, 29, at 79th Street Red Line stop (CBS)
  • Car found from reported vehicular homicide outside Jeffery Pub gay bar, incident is not yet being treated as hate crime (WTTW)
  • 100s showed up for a music-filled memorial to Devonta Vivetter, one of the 3 victims of Jeffery Pub killing (Block Club)
  • CPD releases images of car whose driver fatally struck man 58, at 5th/Pulaski in Garfield Park (FOX)
  • Mural depicting history of Jefferson Park being installed in pedestrian alley across from CTA terminal (Nadig)

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