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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, February 13

9:39 AM CST on February 13, 2024

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• Mayor's Office calls deaths of 2023 Chicago Marathon winner Kelvin Kiptum and his coach in a crash Sunday in Kenya "a tragic car accident."

• 3 injured after driver slammed into at least 6 parked cars this morning on 8400 block of N. Karlov in Skokie (ABC)

• Police: 3 teens carjacked man, 50, fled in his SUV, crashed into median on 6300 block of S. State, flipped car, 2 of them were hospitalized (CBS)

• Officer who responded to emergency by driving into oncoming traffic and swerving onto lawn to avoid turning car says he had siren on (Evanston Now)

• Woman says after she was robbed in Jefferson Park on 1/29, CTA bus driver refused to stop to help her. Letter: Bus drivers should pay attention. (Sun-Times)

• Wicker Park's Double Door received Adopt-A-Landmark funds and permit to reopen by Wilson stop in Uptown, but $8.5M more needed (Block Club)

• Here's what a new Sox Park in the South Loop's The 78 Megadevelopment could look like (Block Club)

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