Today’s Headlines for Friday, December 16

  • Pritzker cuts ribbon on Jane Byrne Interchange, IDOT makes dubious promise it will halve congestion (ABC)
  • Developer buying CTA’s Fulton Market control center, building new one on West Side (Crain’s)
  • Driver charged with DUI after fatally striking passenger in car that stopped after hitting a deer in Sauk Village (WGN)
  • Woman, 74, in critical condition after speeding, crossing lanes, and crashing in a ditch in Old Mill Creek (CBS)
  • Slick roads blamed for rush-hour 8-car crash that seriously injured a person at Rte 20 and McLean in Elgin (ABC)
  • Alders and other critics ask, why exactly is Chicago hosting a downtown NASCAR race? (WBEZ)
  • Bloomberg looks at Chicago’s efforts to slow housing displacement through teardown fees

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