Today’s Headlines for Thursday, April 9

  • Fewer crashes, but more serious injuries in Chicago during pandemic, data shows (WGN)
  • Father: Ex-Marine was avoiding conflict when he was pushed into ‘L’ train and killed (Tribune)
  • Trucker fatally struck cyclist David Powell, 46, near downstate Mahomet (Keating Law)
  • Officials: South-suburban drive-through COVID-19 test facility is coming (Block Club)
  • Pedestrian traffic in the Loop down 80 percent from a year ago (LNN)
  • During pandemic Bluesman & bus driver Toranzo Cannon has no gigs and a tough day job (WTTW)
  • Petition to reopen the Lakefront Trail for biking has almost 700 signatures

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