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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, March 30

9:48 AM CDT on March 30, 2023

    • Check out the city's new Chicago Cycling Strategy plan for equitably expanding the bike network
    • Block Club: "The new stop and frisk? Chicago police make millions of traffic stops while searching for guns"
    • Jury awards $5 million to family of Verona Gunn, 84 killed in 2019 crash with speeding CPD officer in Austin (Sun-Times)
    • One killed, 5 injured in head-on crash involving at least 4 vehicles at Columbus/Central Park in Ashburn (ABC)
    • Soup kitchen supervisor said Kevin Powell was sheltering in LaSalle station when CTA worker killed him (Sun-Times)
    • 2nd teenage girl charged with violent robbery of another teen 3/7 at Forest Park branch's Western stop (CBS)
    • Metra will hold "safety blitz" outreach about safe behavior around tracks and trains at 49 of its 242 stations in 2023
    • Meet Darren Watkins, the Metra conductor who offers a fist bump to brighten your day (CBS)
    • Should we drop DLSD in favor of a surface boulevard? Have your say at the Redefine the Drive public meeting on 4/20.
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