Today’s Headlines for Monday, April 17

  • Lightfoot, Johnson weigh in on weekend unrest, including ‘L’ disruptions, youth standing on bus (Tribune, FOX)
  • WBEZ talks with CTA workers about why agency is having trouble getting workforce back to full strength
  • 2 killed, others hospitalized after high-speed rollover crash Exchange and Western in University Park (CBS)
  • Driver cited after fatally striking man, 59, Friday 7:30 PM near 88th/Cottage Grove (Sun-Times)
  • Dan Ryan hit-and-run victim ID’d as Brookwood Jr. High School assistant principal Rosia Mitchell (ABC)
  • Several people, including infant, hospitalized after teen driving stolen car hits pickup at Washington/Kostner (CBS)
  • Man, 44, charged with battering CTA worker, 41, who was riding Green Line around 8 AM near California stop (FOX)
  • Two women, 18 and 23, face charges for attack and robbery of girl, 16, last week on Red Line at 87th (FOX)
  • Narcan vending machine coming to 95th Red Line station as Chicago grapples with record overdoses (Block Club)
  • Aurora to update city’s bicycle and pedestrian plan (Tribune)

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