Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, January 18

  • New bill would allow municipalities to impose a gas tax in Illinois (WREX)
  • Hit-and-run driver fatally struck Angel Thomas, 37, as she got into car in in West Garfield (ABC)
  • Motorist struck and killed. Derrick E. Smith Jr., 21, on Rte. 53 in Joliet (Patch)
  • 40th Ward residents elect projects including a ped island and bike lanes on Granville
  • Buffalo Grove trustees approve contract to design pedestrian crossing of 6-lane road at high school (Tribune)
  • More coverage of the upcoming permanent Chicago scooter program (TOC, Block Club)
  • 4 developments coming to 4400 block of N Clark, including one with no car parking (Block Club)
  • Ravenswood sculptor makes 10-inch replicas of Chicago-style homes (Block Club)

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