Today’s Headlines for Thursday, December 8

  • PEW article on how state DOT obstruction of safety upgrades endanger pedestrians quotes Ald. Martin on Peter Paquette case
  • Martin, a champion of pedestrian and bike safety improvements, will run for reelection unopposed (Block Club)
  • Family of Juana Tapia Lopez, 56, struck and critically injured by hit-and-run driver in Little Village, calls for justice (NBC)
  • Person fatally shot man, 38, walking at 79th/Cottage in Chatham, also striking hand of woman, 21, exiting bus (ABC)
  • Boy, 15, is in good condition after being shot while driving, crashing into parked car at 42nd/California (ABC)
  • Images released of man who allegedly fired gun during argument Monday night on Red Line at 69th (FOX)
  • Following petition, Sun-Times editorial calling for reopening Racine Green, Carter endorses the proposal (Sun-Times)
  • What Chicago Area Tandem Society cyclists love about biking in pairs (Herald)

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