Today’s Headlines for Friday, February 4

  • Illinois traffic deaths spiked by more than 18% in Illinois during the first 9 months of 2021 (Patch)
  • Man drives 2 miles after being shot in Roseland, but later dies; CTA bus also hit by gunfire (CBS)
  • Man who was shot in eye while driving in Irving Park, ran red and crashed into a building (ABC)
  • 45 years ago the worst CTA crash in history happened at Lake/Wabash, killing 11 people, injuring 160 (Tribune)
  • About a dozen drivers were involved in weather-related crashes Thursday morning (Tribune)
  • NICTD prez provides update on 3-year South Shore Line construction season as projects get started (Tribune)
  • Neighbors weighed in on Wood Street protected bike lane plan at “contentious” meeting (Block Club)
  • 160 units proposed just south of new pedestrian bridge over Fox River in Aurora (Tribune)

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