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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, June 28

9:00 AM CDT on June 28, 2023

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CTA announces plans for Forest Park Blue Line branch rebuild, including temporary track closures (Tribune)

Pace celebrates launch of Pace Connect, late-night ride-hail service near O'Hare and Harvey

NBC: NASCAR race could mean spike in CTA riders

• Illinois State Police: 2 killed in 4-vehicle crash caused by wrong-way driver on I-55 in Will County (ABC)

• Person hospitalized after driver struck a home at Normal/Greenwood in Niles this morning (CBS)

• 2 arrested, Belmont closed to traffic for hours due to teens stomping, dancing on cars near Red Line (ABC)

• Family of teen falsely accused of bike theft, pinned to ground by off-duty cop, suing city, CPD (WGN)

• Sarah’s Circle broke ground 28-unit building on former parking lot at 4737 N. Sheridan in Uptown (Block Club)

• RAT advocates help Ride Illinois educate and advocate for safe cycling across the state (Herald)

• Triton College and Pace Bus launch program for (almost) free CDL permit training

Editor's note: After being seriously injured on his bicycle in southern Illinois this spring, Streetsblog Chicago editor-in-chief 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 weekday. We appreciate all who have been supportive during this time. Thanks for reading!

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