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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, June 20

8:58 AM CDT on June 20, 2023

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  • Chicago's NASCAR race is full speed ahead, but alders have questions (Axios)
  • 7 injured, 5 seriously in crash involving CTA bus and car driver at Madison/Cicero (ABC)
  • Person flung into air, seriously injured near 87th Lafayette in Chatham hit and run (ABC)
  • 1 in custody, trains delayed after man, 21, shot in calf on Red Line near Chinatown (ABC)
  • Man, 22, charged with attempted murder after stabbing on Green Line's Roosevelt platform Friday night (ABC)
  • CPD: Alleged shooter critically injures man in River North before crashing vehicle at Van Buren/Ashland (ABC)
  • 2 Chicago police officers hospitalized after crash at 47th Pl. / Union in Canaryville (ABC)
  • $6.8 million grant from private donors for city monuments promoting social justice (Sun-Times)
  • Chicago police sergeant acquitted of battery, misconduct for pinning teen he wrongly accused of bike theft (Block Club)
  • State rep La Shawn Ford wants Riot Fest, big concerts in parks to pay 2% fee to communities hosting them (Block Club)
  • Meet Patric McCoy, photographer of Chicago's Black community and frequent bike rider (South Side Weekly)

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Editor's note: After being seriously injured on his bicycle in southern Illinois on April 21, Streetsblog Chicago editor John Greenfield is in the process of recovering. He recently returned to running SBC on a low-key basis, including publishing Today's Headlines and putting out original articles every day. We appreciate all who have been supportive during this time. Thanks for reading!

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