Today’s Headlines for Friday, August 5

  • Sun-Times interviews man who fought back against 6 CTA robbers, reports violent transit crime is at a decade high
  • Contrary to initial reports, driver of South Bend Congressional rep Jackie Walorski’s SUV caused deadly crash (CBS)
  • Crystal Lake crash: Driver who plowed into home unable to communicate due to injuries, police say (ABC)
  • Letter: “Diesel CTA buses are making the climate worse.” No, they’re improving it. (Sun-Times)
  • Joliet’s Scott St. pedestrian tunnel will be closed for about a week for construction on transit center (WJOL)
  • Chicago’s Out Our Front Door cycling group discusses its efforts to make bike camping more inclusive (Block Club)
  • 47th Ward community bike ride with Ald. Matt Martin 6:30 tonight at Welles Park

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