'He won't be the last' / Rauner snubbed / CTA: The game

‘He won’t be the last.’ Updating coverage: A survivor of the attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue—for which the suspect was to appear in court today—ponders the gunman’s reasoning: “I don’t know why he thinks the Jews are responsible for all the ills in the world.”
In Chicago, hundreds gathered to mourn Pittsburgh’s dead.
The shooting literally happened in Mr. Rogers’ neighborhood.
Alexandra Schwartz in The New Yorker: Anti-Semitism has burrowed into the American mainstream in a way not seen since the late 1930s and early 1940s.”
The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank: In 1790, “George Washington … told Jews they would be safe in the new nation,” but “President Trump has violated Washington’s compact.”

One Illinois: In Southern Illinois Saturday, Trump “made a surprisingly strong and unequivocal attack on anti-Semitism.” (Photo: Ted Cox.)

Gov. Rauner snubbed. Politico’s Shia Kapos: “The president made a trip to campaign for Illinois GOP candidates and didn’t even mention Bruce Rauner’s name.”
Sun-Times columnist Laura Washington on the race for Illinois attorney general: Republican Erika Harold’s “best case is that she could be a crucial check on a Democratic sweep and an ethical watchdog against corruption.”
A Tribune editorial on the race: “Don’t be ‘undecided.’”
Politifact hands Congressman Peter Roskam a “pants on fire” rating for “fibs about facts—and fact checks” of his record on health care issues.
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‘She immediately said, 16 shots front and back, and that was the first time I heard those words.’ The reporter who cracked open the police shooting of LaQuan McDonald explains that County Board President Toni Preckwinkle played a critical role in that reporting.
The Marshall Project: Can the conviction of Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke
finally force policing into the 21st century?
A shooting closed the Dan Ryan Expressway early this morning.
At a North Carolina high school today, one student was shot and another was taken into custody.

CTA: The game. A new card game aims to capture the luck and strategy of navigating Chicago’s mass-transit system.
A “report card” grades CTA bus service in all 50 wards.
Expect delays: The Chicago Avenue bridge over the Chicago River closes Thursday for a months-long reconstruction project.
Motorists in some Chicago neighborhoods are seeing their vehicles booted a lot more than in others.

‘Everyone should be forced to watch a documentary about their high school a decade after they graduated.’ Vulture writer and Oak Park and River Forest High School grad Diamond Sharp reflects on the documentary series America to Me—which wrapped up Sunday night.
One of the students profiled in the series tells The New York Times, It kind of helped me grow up faster.”
And now you need not worry about spoilers in listening to this Chicago Public Square podcast interview with the series’ creator, Steve James—on the web, in iTunes, through Spotify (new!) or via your favorite podcast player.

Twitter’s Like button out? Founder Jack Dorsey says he’d like to dump that heart feature on Twitter posts—to “incentivize healthy conversation.”
Jezebel’s Hazel Cills: “If Twitter Loses the Like Button You Might Have to Develop an Actual Sense of Self Worth.”
Far-right social network Gab—the one favored by the man accused of shooting up that Pittsburgh synagogue—has suspended operations after its hosting and domain-name providers bailed.
A two-part PBS documentary beginning tonight turns a spotlight on the dark side of Facebook.

‘Red Sox,’ not ‘Red Sex.’ CNN is owning up to a couple of mistakes in today’s daily email news briefing, 5 Things.
Center for News Literacy: Corrections are a fundamental element of journalistic credibility.
Splinter’s Jack Mirkinson: “What Meet the Press Did … Was Inexcusable.”
ThinkProgress: The New York Times somehow managed to ‘bothsides’ an extremist attack.”

‘Seeing the shark like this was devastating.’ An underwater photographer has captured a horrific shot of a shark slowly suffocating, trapped in a piece of plastic trash.
A British diver’s video of his swim through a slick of plastics has gone viral.

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