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Extra Extra: Yellow Line Sees More Red; Service Out For 'Months'

By Selena Fragassi in News on Jun 20, 2015 8:00PM

  • The Yellow Line has not operated since May 17 when the ground literally gave way underneath tracks between stops at Oakton and Howard, and now it appears delays will be even lengthier. Officials say full service may not be available until October; until then, riders will have to keep using the shuttle system in place. [Tribune]

  • What the hell is going on at Sofitel? The Gold Coast hotel was searched by SWAT team officers today after a series of four suspicious fires. No one was hurt and no one has been arrested—yet. [Tribune]

  • Last night, Chiraq filmmaker Spike Lee arranged a high-profile march for peace along the streets of the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood. Supporting the message were Jennifer Hudson and John Cusack. [Sun-Times]

  • The Blackhawks win is a big loss for local employers who said goodbye to $8.9 million in wages for distracted and absent employees, according to this chart. [Sun-Times]

  • One of the owners of Double Door is missing his vintage stand-up bass after someone walked away with it after a show on Thursday night. A benefit show. [DNAinfo]

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