Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, May 25

  • Despite spike in U.S. pedestrian deaths last year, IL saw 9% drop (Chicago saw an increase) (Patch)
  • Renters struggling due to COVID can apply for grants to pay 15 months of back, future rent (Block Club)
  • Speeding driver hit pole in East Garfield, split car in half in fiery crash, and fled on foot  (CBS)
  • Yellow Line passengers had to walk the tracks Monday night after train hit a tree in its path (CBS)
  • Once again, a developer in Fulton Market changes plan from offices to apartments (Block Club)
  • Michael Reese team launches social media campaign to promote megadevelopment (Block Club)
  • Virtual public meeting on Six Corners Sears redevelopment set for Thursday (Block Club)

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