Today’s Headlines for Friday, December 23

  • Census Bureau reported Thursday that Illinois shrank by an estimated 104,000 residents from 2021 to 2022 (Tribune)
  • As brutal cold hits, advocates for unhoused people call on city to deploy warming buses (Block Club)
  • Metra spokesperson discusses the railroad’s winter storm strategy (WGN)
  • Driver Peggy Pisani, 82, died in crash after attempting to make a left turn from a driveway at Howard/Howard in Niles (WGN)
  • Motorist Vincente Barrera, 69, died after striking pole at Indian Trail/Almond in Aurora (WGN)
  • Trucker struck man who was on foot on Tri-State Tollway in Gurnee following earlier 2-vehicle crash (CBS)
  • Man charged with a felony after throwing dog off the Paulina Brown platform onto the street, resulting in its death (FOX)

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