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Today’s Headlines for March 15, 2023

8:46 AM CDT on March 15, 2023

    • Bike-friendly Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) narrowly avoids a runoff with Mike Royko's son Sam (Block Club)
    • Brown Line riders evacuated after power outage stops train, shuts down Purple Line during rush hour (Block Club)
    • Man, 35, fatally struck by two hit-and-run drivers at Lake S. and Valley Ln. in Bartlett (CBS)
    • School bus driver involved in a multi-vehicle crash in Bartlett Wednesday morning, no kids injured (ABC)
    • 5 in custody after attempted robbery at Roosevelt station, one suspect discharged pepper spray while fleeing  (ABC)
    • Man, 20, charged with attacking female CTA bus driver, 50, on the 1100 block of W. 79th St. (FOX)
    • Letter uses death of Lily Shambrook, 3, killed due to a truck parked in a bike lane, as reason to not install bike lanes (Tribune)
    • Metra is hiring police officers with a starting salary of $72K (Police1)
    • Feds approve $31B merger expected to bring more freight trains to Chicago area, despite Metra concerns (Tribune)
    • State Street sidewalk closed at Adams; feds cite pedestrian danger at buildings it wants to raze (Sun-Times)
    • McClelland rides the entire length of Milwaukee Ave., highlighting the need for continuous protected lanes (Chicago Mag)
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