Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Fatally Strikes 12-Year-Old Boy in Elgin (Tribune)
  • Man Who Killed Musician in Wrong-Way Crash on I-290 Charged With DUI (Sun-Times)
  • Hit-and-Run SUV Driver Seriously Injures Crossing Guard in West Pullman (ABC)
  • Uber Driver Charged With Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting Passenger (DNA)
  • Motorist Falls Into Chicago River Following Crash on Congress Parkway Bridge (Tribune)
  • DUI Strike Force Patrols in Jefferson Park This Weekend (DNA)
  • City Gets 1,800 Applications for Shared-Cost Sidewalk Repair Program (DNA)
  • Outpouring of Support for Sick Girl After Her Nurse’s Car Was Trashed by Dibs Thugs (DNA)
  • Roll the Cold Winter Biking Challenge Is Doubling as a Fundraiser for Active Trans (RedEye)
  • Ordinance Against Valet Parking in Tow Zones Moves Forwards in Committee (Sun-Times)
  • A Hoosier Tries Out Divvy, Likes It (Elkhart Truth)
  • Ex-Postman Is on a Mission to Make Sure Chicago’s Street Signs Are Correct (Sun-Times)

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Driver Fatally Strikes 45-Year-Old Woman at 81st and Stony, Citations Issued (Tribune) Driver Charged for Hit-and-Run Crash That Killed 35-Year-Old Man in Norridge (Tribune) Elgin Man Charged With 5th DUI Had More Than 3 Times the Legal BAC Limit (Herald) There Was a Bus Tracker Blackout for More Than 14 Hours on Monday (Sun-Times) Pace […]

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