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Today’s Headlines for Friday, June 30

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• Many Chicagoans are loathing hosting a NASCAR race in the Loop this weekend after an air quality crisis (USA Today)

• Cornell Dr. through Jackson Park will be permanently pedestrianized today as OPC work progresses (Block Club)

• One dead after 4-vehicle crash Thursday morning on Interstate 90 and Meacham Rd. (FOX)

• Car driver, passenger ejected, injured after striking semi this morning 1:15 AM in SB lanes of I-94 at Taylor (ABC)

• CFD: Ambulance driver crashed into building in Tri Taylor Thursday morning after sedan driver failed to yield, 4 hospitalized (ABC)

• UP-NW trains operated with "extensive delays" Wednesday due to fire near tracks in Park Ridge (NBC)

• Man accused of breaking into Metra stop, kicking 2 officers who arrested him in Fox River Grove (LMS)

Critical Mass tonight 6 PM Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington St.

Editor's note: After being seriously injured on his bicycle in southern Illinois this spring, Streetsblog Chicago editor-in-chief John Greenfield is in the process of recovering. He recently returned to running SBC on a low-key basis, including publishing Today's Headlines and putting out original articles every weekday. We appreciate all who have been supportive during this time. Thanks for reading!

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