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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, October 18


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Metra to receive $169.3M grant for zero-emission trainsets

• New CTA campaign highlights dangers of going on tracks

• Driver critically injured woman, 80, on foot Tuesday afternoon at Central/Lincolnwood in Evanston (CBS)

• Christina Egidi, 57, fatally struck by Metra train in North Chicago she thought was stopping (Patch)

• ATA weights in on pedestrian fatality at Chicago/DLSD, which has stoplights but no east-west crosswalks (Block Club)

• Building crash: 3 injured, several citations Tuesday night after 2 drivers colllde, one slams into church at 1200 East block of 75th in Grand Crossing (ABC)

• Building crash: Investigation underway after driver crashes into home at 5oth/Racine in Back of the Yards (CBS)

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