Today’s Headlines for Monday, November 4

  • Snow delayed Halloween opening of 312 RiverRun, but it should open this month (Block Club)
  • Alley near Jeff Park Blue Line stop will become a pedestrian plaza with stage, seating (Block Club)
  • 2 state troopers killed in alleged DUI rear-end crash while making traffic stop on I-57 (Sun-Times)
  • 4 injured, including 2 officers, in alleged DUI head-on crash in North Lawndale (ABC)
  • 3 injured in pin-in crash on Lower Wacker after driver failed to yield while making a left (ABC)
  • Man in critical condition after being struck at Ida B. Wells and State (ABC)
  • Yellow brick sidewalk installed in front of affordable housing by “Wizard of Oz” author site (Block Club)
  • Metra budget hearings this week, including Chicago today 4-7 PM at 547 W. Jackson, 13th floor (ABC)

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Thanks for your support, and enjoy your autumn.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago