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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, February 7

10:23 AM CST on February 7, 2024

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Sun-Times: Nearly a year after ordinance for camera enforcement of drivers blocking bus lanes, bike lanes, crosswalks passed, it's still not enforced

ATA: Inadequate hiring pipeline continues to impact CTA service

• Activists fighting for permits to protest closer to DNC in Chicago (CBS)

• Boy, 15, in good condition after being shot in the back after exiting CTA bus around 10 PM in 200 block of West 115th in Roseland (WGN)

• CPD releases images of 3 people who allegedly robbed and attacked a man on 1/30 on the Red Line near 47th Street (Sun-Times)

• Man gets frustrated when Ventra card reader doesn't register his card reader at Lakeview's Belmont station, smashes it and another reader (FOX)

CTA: Chicago Police Department issued more than 6,300 citations for smoking on CTA properties in 2023

CTA and Metra, essentially: "Take our buses and trains to the the Chicago Auto Show so you can buy a car and stop using public transportation!"

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