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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, June 29

9:04 AM CDT on June 29, 2023

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• Chicago’s air pollution crisis shines a light on what some neighborhoods face all the time, experts say (Block Club)

• Happy 10th birthday Divvy! The system ain't perfect, but it's now (according to CDOT) citywide

• 5 Black, Latino drivers sue Chicago Police after cops stop them more than 50 times in 6 years (Block Club)

• Wrong-way driver kills Kelly and Ron Dube, injures their 3 children, in wrong-way crash on I-55 near Joliet (ABC)

ª SUV driver Anthony Jimenez, 20, died after being ejected from vehicle in I-94 rollover crash (WGN)

• Shots fired through the windshield of #152 Addison bus near Lockwood Ave. in Portage Park last night (CBS)

• Fallen cyclist Ron Mendoza, 43, will be honored on Friday 6/30, 6:30 PM at Wrightwood/Pulaski

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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