Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, March 17

  • Controversial new ward map approved with 16 Black, 14 Latino, 1 Asian ward, plus wild gerrymandering (Block Club)
  • More than 1,000 people filled the streets for Chicago abortion rights rally last weekend (Block Club)
  • School bus driver fatally strikes 3-year-old boy in northwest-suburban Cary (ABC)
  • Motorcyclist dies after collision with ambulance in Waukegan (NBC)
  • Police: 2 officers injured after Jeep driver ran red light in Chicago Heights (Patch)
  • Woman, 27, attacked and robbed Monday at 1:30 AM at Jackson Red Line station (CBS)
  • ELPC launches petition calling on the CTA to pilot 5 BRT routes in the next five years
  • Alderpeople fight for public restroom pilot: “This is something that benefits everybody” (Block Club)

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