Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, August 13

  • Driver charged in hit-and-run crash that killed Beverly Barney, 59, at Woodlawn bus shelter (ABC)
  • At least 6 injured, including 4 children, in Burnside crash (CBS)
  • School bus driver seriously injures man, 21, on Orland Park road with no sidewalks (Sun-Times)
  • Victims say attack, robbery at Roosevelt station was a homophobic hate crime (CBS)
  • As Blue Line use grows with Milwaukee Ave. TOD boom, riders complain of overcrowding (Block Club)
  • Chicago Bears donate their fleet of staff bikes to veterans and teens
  • Meeting on North Lake Shore Drive rehab tonight 6-8 PM at St. Joe’s Hospital, 2900 N. LSD, Lakeshore Cafe

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