A Metra employee allegedly attempted to orchestrate a shakedown of workers of the new film Source Code. It didn’t work. (CBS2)

Alderman Joe Moreno proposed yesterday that the city hike sticker fees for SUVs, Hummers, and other gas guzzlers. Hybrid vehicles would get a discount under the plan, which also hikes the standard fee from $75 to $95. (Sun-Times)

Does state senator Annazette Collins live in her district? Fox Chicago finds she claimed a homeowner’s exemption for a Hyde Park home, while claiming to live in a rental home in her district. (Fox Chicago News)