Today’s Headlines for Monday, December 26

  • Arctic cold, high winds caused significant delays on Metra and CTA; Hundreds of flights canceled in Chicago (FOX)
  • Ashley Coleman, 25, and Ethan Nicholson, 2, killed in single-car crash on Christmas Day on I-94 on-ramp from 71st (Tribune)
  • A Cook County sheriff struck a driver who was out of his vehicle while trying to control traffic after a crash on I-94 at Dundee (ABC)
  • Speed cameras installed in Jeff Park, Dunning and along Milwaukee near where drivers hit and killed two cyclists (Block Club)
  • As flooding increases, Chicago looks to make basement housing safer (Block Club)
  • City gave 500 free bikes to Chicagoans. Here’s how you can get one next year (Block Club)
  • PA man biking across country to conquer kidney disease crashed and broke his elbow while leaving Chicago (6ABC)

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