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Today’s Headlines for Friday, October 27

9:20 AM CDT on October 27, 2023


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• Male driver, 38, dies after crashing into pillar of viaduct at about 2:03 AM in the 1700 south block of Western Avenue (ABC)

• Driver who fatally struck pedestrian Sean Richards, 14, outside Hinsdale sub shop last July was another teen working at car wash across the street (ABC)

• Driver strikes CPD officer in parking lot Wednesday night in 800 west block of Addison in Lakeview, victim suffers minor injury to elbow (ABC)

• Building crash: SUV driver struck the side of a building around 3 AM in the 2900 block of N. Pulaski before vehicle was left flipped in middle of street (CBS)

• Smash-and-grab burglaries using stolen cars are on the rise in Chicago with incidents in S. Loop, River North, River East and East Village (ABC)

• CPD bomb technicians deem suspicious object safe in Edgewater; CTA Red Line, some buses affected (ABC)

• Dearborn bridge, and full Dearborn protected bike lane access, has reopened (Lynn Becker)

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