Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, May 17

  • Officials Break Ground on Brand New Romeoville Stop on Metra Heritage Line (Tribune)
  • Passenger on Amtrak SW Chief Shot Conductor in Stomach at Naperville Station (Tribune)
  • Police: Woman “Accidentally” Ran Over Friend, Failed to Render Aid While Fleeing Fight (DNA)
  • Lawsuit: Girl Severely Injured by Cop Who Drove Down Street Wrong Way Without Siren (CBS)
  • Drivers Ed Teacher Charged With DUI After Being Found Unresponsive in Car (Tribune)
  • Cyclist Receives $295K Settlement After Right-Hook by Cabbie Captured on Video (Keating)
  • Pawar Using Ward Funds to Replace Guardrail at Lincoln/Leland With Planters, Widen Sidewalk (DNA)
  • New Renderings of North Lakefront Trail Separation (Curbed)
  • YMCA Will Build Bathrooms for 606 Users at the West End of the Trail (DNA)
  • New Pocket Parks Open Along Chicago River (DNA)
  • Meeting on Proposed Removal of Red Light Cam at Irving/Kedzie Tomorrow 6:30 at Horner Park (DNA)
  • Timbuk2 Hosts a Party for Cyclists on 5/20 With Free RevBrew Beer & Doughnuts — RSVP Here

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