Today’s Headlines for Friday, January 6

  • Driver fatally struck Renuka Desai, 70, as she crossed Skokie’s 5-lane Howard/Skokie intersection in crosswalk (ABC)
  • …Less than a week after motorist struck pedestrian on 6-lane Touhy Ave. at Central Ave. in Skokie (CBS)
  • 4 women, including 2 pedestrians, injured when two drivers collided Thursday afternoon at Washington/Canal (CBS)
  • Burnett wants 17-story tower at 415 N. Sangamon, 5 minutes from ‘L’, to have more than 20 car spots (CBS)
  • Metra will increase number of weekday trains on SouthWest Service from 12 to 30, starting 1/16 (Patch)
  • Pace, Metra hold open house seeking input on Harvey station design 1/9 through 1/13 at Harvey library
  • Park district holds virtual Grant Park Framework Plan community meeting Wednesday 1/11 at 6:30 PM
  • Notes and video from 12/8 Chicago Mobility Collective meeting posted. Submit ideas for 3/16 session by 1/11

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