Today’s Headlines for Thursday, March 3

  • Former IL House speaker Mike Madigan, who used clout to influence Metra promotions, is indicted (Capitolfax)
  • CPD: Turning driver who failed to yield on DLSD near MSI caused pileup that injured 4 people (Fox)
  • Police pursuit of alleged carjackers ends with driver crashing into Chatham restaurant (Fox)
  • Driver charged in hit-and-run killing of retired officer Richard Hajean, 57, on Touhy in Edison Park (ABC)
  • Violent crime on the ‘L’ is up 17% compared to 2021, after the violent crime rate doubled in 2020 (ABC)
  • 3 people shot outside Howard station, latest in multiple shootings, robberies along Red Line this week (NBC)
  • Police: Man robbed of phone by three males on Red Line at 47th Street (ABC)
  • Streetscape project planned for Devon between Sheridan and Ravenswood in Edgewater (Block Club)
  • Belmont flyover just opened in November, so why is concrete already falling? (CBS)
  • Chicago Fund will give $1.5 million for events to build community, including bike rides (Block Club)

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