Today’s Headlines for Thursday, February 16

  • City & Federal Agencies: Rumors of ICE Checkpoints on the CTA Are False (DNA)
  • Chicago Man Held in Hit & Run Death of Roman Polniak, 52, in Des Plaines (Tribune)
  • Pedestrian Fatally Struck on I-59 in Warrenville (Tribune)
  • 13-Year-Old Girl Killed as After Police Chase in Hammond (ABC)
  • Two Police Officers Injured in Crash During Pursuit (Tribune)
  • Relatives of 5 Victims in I-55 Crash Speak Out at Trucker’s Sentencing (Tribune)
  • Western Springs Set to Approve Bids for Metra Platform Upgrades (Tribune)
  • Does Chicago Merit Another Top Bike City Ranking? Let People for Bikes Know (Chicagoist)

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  • BlueFairlane

    I think you meant to say IL 59. I-59 is in Alabama and Mississippi.

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