Today’s Headlines for Friday, July 29

  • Report: Chicago NASCAR race will take over most of Grant Park for two weeks (Block Club)
  • WTTW talks with transit union, advocates, experts about the CTA’s unreliable service problem
  • Teens help assemble nearly 500 of the 5,000 free bikes to be given to Chicagoans (Sun-Times)
  • Driver fatally struck person on foot early this morning on Bishop Ford near Sibley (WGN)
  • Man in shower when SUV driver plowed into Crystal Lake home may never walk again, son says (ABC)
  • 2 arrested after police chase, crash at Harrison/Michigan, near Lollapalooza, no serious injuries (ABC)
  • Thursday afternoon carjacking ended in crash at Damen and Walnut in West Town (ABC)
  • Black drivers in Chicago pulled over 5 times more often than white motorists, IDOT study shows (ABC)
  • Pedicab operators say ordinance to limit rides near Navy Pier would be “devastating” to business (Block Club)
  • Pritzker tweet suggests Thompson Center’s “Snoopy in a blender” sculpture may be moved to 115 S. LaSalle.
  • Is Metra hosting teen keggers on trains to spur Lollapalooza ridership? (Spoiler: No) (Chicago Genius)

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