Today’s Headlines for Friday, September 2

  • After racing driver killed Shawman Meireis, 40, in Clearing, racers nearly struck other cars in Grant Park (CBS)
  • 7-car pileup on Eisenhower expressway slows down traffic (but not Blue Line service in the median) (FOX)
  • Police data shows CTA crime is up 40% from this time last year (Sun-Times)
  • Man charged with murder for a fatal shooting of Anthony Binion, 40, 8/14 outside 69th St. Red station (ABC)
  • CPD releases image of suspect in aggravated battery with handgun on Red Line train on 6/21 near 47th (FOX)
  • Bob Newhart had a ridiculous ‘L’ commute to the still-standing Edgewater condo from his ’70s sitcom (Block Club)
  • Here are the latest details on Sunday’s ATA Bike the Drive, including a later 6:30 AM start time (Tribune)
  • UIC’s Urban Transportation Center will host an online presentation about transportation inequity on 9/15, noon

Get national headlines at Streetsblog USA

donate button

Did you appreciate this post? Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to Streetsblog Chicago to help ensure our ongoing publication.