Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, November 12

  • Uber is using receipts to spread its propaganda against the fair ride-hail tax plan (Sun-Times, Crain’s)
  • 1 stabbed to death, 3 injured in Portage Park after minor crash turns into deadly brawl (WWTW)
  • Palos Park police officer injured in rear-end crash (Sun-Times)
  • Driver nearly hits pedestrian in Heart of Chicago, then lunges at him with a knife (CBS)
  • A bunch of victim-blaming letters about the Carla Aiello bike fatality case from Tribune readers
  • Chicago Magazine looks at Cook County’s plan for more frequent, affordable South Side Metra service
  • Brown, Orange trains re-routed downtown as weekend work spilled into Monday morning rush (WGN)

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Thanks for your support, and enjoy your autumn.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago