Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, October 2

  • Lightfoot says new 45th Ward alderman may not be able to block proposed 6-Corners development (Block Club)
  • Bridgeview officer fatally shot van driver who allegedly rear-ended his car, emerged from van holding gun (NBC)
  • Lawyer for Woodfield Mall attacker calls incident “an accident” despite 124 searches for mall on phone (Tribune)
  • Woman charged with DUI for 2018 crash into Beach Park house (Sun-Times)
  • Chicago Inno staff discuss the future of dockless e-scooters in our city on WGN Radio
  • John discusses Chicago’s old- & new-school bike delivery scenes with courier colleague Rene Cudal (DND Dice)
  • Here’s how to bring your bike on Amtrak to go leaf-peeping in Wisconsin (Tribune)

I’d like to give a big thanks to everyone who has donated so far this year to help us raise $50K by our December 1 deadline in order to win the $50K challenge grant from the Chicago Community Trust. Can you help us win the grant by chipping in? You can make a tax-exempt donation here.

Thanks for your support, and enjoy your autumn.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago