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Midday News Links: Streetsblog Chicago Shutting Down (For Now)

By Chuck Sudo in News on Jan 8, 2015 7:30PM

Photo credit: Debbie Mercer

  • Streetsblog Chicago, which has become a must-read for people interested in local transportation and planning news, is shutting down. [Streetsblog Chicago]
  • But editor John Greenfield is hoping the shutdown is temporary. [Streetsblog Chicago]
  • And the website ended its (current)run with a wonderful think piece about the need to invest bike resources in Chicago's black communities. [Streetsblog Chicago]
  • A man in his 50s was found dead in a porta-potty on the 2900 block of North Central Avenue in the Cragin neighborhood Wednesday afternoon. [Tribune]
  • Rafael Munoz, a former Cook County Sheriff's deputy, was sentenced to a year in prison for an unprovoked attack on a prisoner in July 2010. [Sun-Times]