Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, January 5

  • CPS classes canceled Wednesday after Chicago Teachers Union votes to refuse in-person schooling (Tribune)
  • Metra asks regulators to order Canadian Pacific to provide more merger-related data (Trains)
  • In 2021, more than 1,300 people died in car crashes in Illinois, the highest number since 2005 (INR)
  • Berwyn carjacking suspects spur Illinois State Police chase on Eisenhower Expressway before crash (ABC)
  • Friend of Sophie Allen who survived the deadly crash says she “will not rest” until suspect is convicted (CBS)
  • Motorists stranded on Virginia Interstate, reminiscent of Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive in 2011 (Fox)
  • West Town pub blames vaxx card requirement, delay in patio approval for month-long closure (Block Club)
  • Axios readers say they’re walking, biking, and skiing to stay healthy during the pandemic

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