Today’s Headlines for Monday, August 8

  • Girl, 14, waiting at 79th bus stop killed, 3 injured after Mercedes driver runs red, striking a Jeep (ABC)
  • Father dies days after wrong-way driver struck van he was driving in McHenry County, killing his family (NBC)
  • 17-year-old girl in critical condition after striking tree near Diversey/Ashland in Lakeview (CBS)
  • After Diuntel Moon, 29, fatally shot on Red Line Saturday at 79th, more police, K-9 patrols coming to CTA (ABC)
  • CPD releases footage of man pushing someone off platform Friday morning at IMD station (NBC)
  • Charges are pending against man who struck 13 cars while driving party bus in Lakeview (Sun-Times)
  • Chicago school bus driver. shortage leaves parents scrambling as first day approaches (Block Club)
  • Metra train derailed near Vermont St. in Blue Island Saturday morning, no reported injuries (FOX)
  • Feds say CP and KCS merger, opposed by Metra, wouldn’t have major environmental consequences (WTTW)
  • Chicago, Bike Grid Now! hosts a Bike Jam ride on Wednesday 8/10, 5:30 PM at BFF Bikes 2056 N. Damen
  • Segway Batman needs volunteers for event on Friday 8/12, 3-7 PM to highlight safety issues at Balbo/DLSD

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