Today’s Headlines for Monday, December 27

  • Editorial: To help Loop survive changes, city must make it easier to convert office space (Tribune)
  • Hit-and-run driver killed person in Schiller Park, vehicle recovered with fire damage (ABC)
  • Wet roads blamed for semi driver crashing into wall at Armitage, causing fuel leak (CBS)
  • Driver rear-ends semi in Pleasant Prairie, miraculously survives having roof sheared off car (ABC)
  • 5 bikes stolen from Zion Cyclery last week, latest incident in bike shop burglary epidemic
  • Plan Commission advances 64-unit affordable building with 19 car spots at 1203 N. California (Block Club)
  • West Side athletic center, affordable housing project receive $6.7M in grants (Block Club)

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