Today’s Headlines for Friday, February 11

  • “Vacancy fraud” state bill would punish landlords who avoid renting out empty storefronts (Block Club)
  • Driver dies after car struck by Amtrak train, dragged, caught fire near Deerfield station (CBS)
  • Driver cited after failing to yield while turning at Monroe/DLSD, injuring 6, including 4 kids, in another car (ABC)
  • Fire Engine rolled over after crash with minivan driver at multilane Palatine intersection (CBS)
  • Niles, which has seen many pedestrian deaths in recent years, is looking at ways to improve safety (WTTW)
  • Ald. Sposato seeks volunteers to shovel snow for seniors on the Far Northwest Side (Block Club)
  • During cold weather some bike clubs switch to indoor gatherings, alternative activities (Herald)
  • Valentine’s Day for the auto-erotic: Dinner and a movie in your car (Block Club)
  • Here are stories of couples who met via CTA and the Chicago Perimeter Ride (Newcity)

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