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Today’s headlines for Wednesday, April 17

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Block Club: "Death behind the wheel: How the CTA failed a driver in crisis"

• Driver who fatally struck Miguel Duran Monday around 2:30 AM on Route 38 near Pearl Road in West Chicago charged with DUI (Daily Herald)

• Hit-and-run driver critically injured student Monday around 3:20 PM near Fenger High, 11220 S. Wallace (ABC)

• 5 injured after driver hits 71 71st South Shore bus Tuesday around at 100th/Commercial (CBS)

• 3 people hospitalized after hit-and-run driver ran red and struck another vehicle around midnight on 1300 block of East 75th in Grand Crossing (FOX)

• After over 80 bags with bigoted flyers, possible rat poison were left on cars and in doorways, Ald. Knudsen proposes "hate littering" ordinance (Block Club)

Metra celebrates Earth Day, Monday 4/22, with a week of activities

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