Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, September 7

  • Illinois traffic deaths spike as pandemic trends lead to more roadway tragedies (Sun-Times)
  • Man punched bystander at Clark/Lake station, stole ride-hail car, crashed nearby, got away on foot (CBS)
  • Police officer fatally struck retired nurse Denise Blidy, 66, on bike at 77th/Central in SW-surburban Burbank (Sun-Times)
  • 3 injured after CPD officer collided with another driver at Fullerton/Central in Belmont Cragin (Sun-Times)
  • Man charged with vandalism at 79th and 95th Red Line stations (FOX)
  • In June only 58.8% of the Divvy fleet was deployed on the streets, and numbers have been low all year (Tribune)
  • Tonight’s weekly Bike Jam ride protests plans to resurface Belmont without fully protected lanes connecting to LFT
  • Fox River Trolley Museum to host 10/2 photo event celebrating CTA’s 75th anniversary (

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