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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, June 21

8:51 AM CDT on June 21, 2023

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• Editorial: The $6.5B One Central proposal would do nothing to solve Chicago's transportation infrastructure problems (Sun-Times)

• 4 pedestrians injured, 3 critically, after hit-and-run near Sox Park; driver in custody (WGN)

• 5 injured, including 2 children, after driver runs red at 47th/Ashland in Back of the Yards (ABC)

• 2 CPD officers injured in Addison/Narragansett crash in Dunning, no citations (ABC)

• Video released of allegedly drunk driver running red in 6/10 Hoffman Estates crash that killed 2 teens (FOX)

• CPD releases photos of suspect in Cermak, Morse Red Line robberies (CBS)

• With visions of new station, Des Plaines to purchase more land on Oakton St. (Herald)

• Check out the winning entries in Metra's 2023 Safety Poster and Essay Contest

• Everything you need to know about Chicago’s 2023 Pride Parade on Sunday 6/25 (Block Club)

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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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