Today’s Headlines for Thursday, September 15

  • Council Approves Plan to Let 1.5M Drivers Contest Red Light Tickets (Sun-Times)
  • Driver Who Injured Girl, 11, in Chatham Charged With DUI, Hit-and-Run (Tribune)
  • Neighbors: Traffic Controls Needed on Vincennes Block Where Driver Struck Girl (CBS)
  • Driver Who Killed Norman David Esho Charged With Dunning Murder (DNA)
  • After Falling Concrete Injures Passenger, 3 Union Station Tracks Closed (Tribune)
  • Police: Teens Have Been Robbing People Near West Side Blue Line Stations (Sun-Times)
  • Beale & Burke Propose Ordinance Banning Self-Driving Cars (Chicagoist)
  • CTA Killjoys Ban Skateboarding Onboard ‘L’ Trains (CBS)
  • Celebrate International Day of Peace on 9/18 With Music, Processions on The 606
  • Illinois Bike Summit Takes Place This Monday in Bloomington-Normal

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