Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, July 6

  • Chicagoans will take to the streets tonight to protest police killing of Jayland Walker, 25, in Akron (Block Club)
  • Man 31, fatally shot while riding bike in South Shote by person in car (Sun-Times)
  • Puerto Rican Park Ridge family says off-duty cop falsely accused son of bike theft, pinned him to sidewalk (NBC)
  • Ald. James Cappleman (46th), criticized for response to killing of Lily Shambrook, 3, by trucker, is retiring (Block Club)
  • Two Bronzeville schools getting new streetlights to make student commutes safer (Block Club)
  • Wreck of Chicago-bound Southwest Chief train in Missouri puts further strain on Amtrak capacity woes (Trains.com)
  • Amtrak is negotiating with Canadian Pacific to add service between Chicago, Milwaukee and Twin Cities (WaPo)

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