Today’s Headlines for Wednesday July 1

  • Driver charged in hit-and-run death of Issac Martinez, 13, on bike, 2nd vigil held (Sun-Times)
  • Hit-and-run driver injured boy, 2, in Park Manor (CBS)
  • Op-ed in Missouri paper victim blames Chicago cyclists hit by right-turning truckers (RDN)
  • 2 CTA employees fired after video surfacing showing driver body-slamming passenger (CBS)
  • A good problem to have: Local shops are scrambling to meet demand for bikes (ABC)
  • Millennium Park’s Great Lawn is reopening with social distancing circles (Block Club)
  • Here’s everywhere you can currently dine outside in Chicago (Eater)
  • Bustle in a hedgerow: Politically connected rich guy used hedges to privatize parkland (Block Club)

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