Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, December 6

  • Driver, passenger killed after failing to yield to oncoming traffic while making a left in unincorporated Palatine (NBC)
  • Ex-CTA clerk charged with stealing $350K from retirement fund (WTTW)
  • Current CTA prez ridiculed for getting 33% raise to $350K while system is performing terribly (Commuters Take Action)
  • Metra UP-NW Line delayed after train struck car in Palatine, driver fled the scene (CBS)
  • Neighbors weigh in on plans for Casino at Chicago/Halsted, including elimination of ped bridge, at meeting (Crain’s)
  • Chicago Reader article about ex-Uptown alder Helen Shiller suggests building housing on a parking lot is bad for affordability
  • Block Club looks at the claim La Spata was a Scrooge for forcing bar to remove pedestrian-endangering Xmas decor

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