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Today’s Headlines for Friday, December 15

9:19 AM CST on December 15, 2023

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• Pushing to reduce opioid overdoses on the CTA (Reader)

• Since the Reader first reported on opioid overdose on transit, CTA opened its first Narcan vending machine and extended contracts with outreach agencies

• ISP: Semi-truck caused car driver to swerve on 1-290 near Kostner, fatally striking another motorist who was on foot after their car broke down (CBS)

• Teen charged in fatal crash that killed 2 South Elgin High School students (NBC)

• Driver blew stop sign on Ridge, crashing into distilling cofounder on his motorcycle and paralyzing him from the waist down (WTTW)

• IL Supreme Court upheld Boub Vs. Wayne decision endangering bike riders, ruling against a Chicago cyclist who sued city over a pothole injury (Kevenides)

• CTA: Avoid getting your car towed due to winter parking restrictions by taking our trains and buses to various sporting events, concerts, fireworks and more

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