Today’s Headlines

  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Cyclist Aimer Robledo in Early Hours of New Years Day (Tribune, DNA)
  • 2 Officers Injured in Logan Square Collision, 2nd “Failure to Yield” Crash This Week (Tribune)
  • Officer Hurt After Stolen Van Driver Rams His Car in Englewood (DNA)
  • In the Wake of Recent Rape Allegation, Uber Releases ‘Chicago Safety Checklist‘ (DNA)
  • 40% Toll Hike for Truckers Went Into Effect Yesterday (Tribune)
  • New Year, New Illinois Driving Laws (Expired Meter)
  • Judge Throws Out Lawsuit That Halted Children’s Memorial Redevelopment (Crain’s)
  • The Biggest Divvy Stories of 2014 (RedEye)
  • DNA Reporter Shares Stories of How Divvy Got People Biking Again, Including Her Own
  • John Discusses Recent Road Diets & BRT Plans on WGN Radio
  • A Guerrilla New Year’s Eve Violin Concert on the Brown Line (DNA)

National headlines will return next week.

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