Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, August 9

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  • Police chief Brown: Desk duty cops could be put on CTA patrol to help stop crime (Block Club)
  • Family of Diunte Moon, 29, killed on Red Line at 79th, says he was a law student who worked as a security guard (NBC)
  • Person arrested after allegedly stealing bag of Red Line train rider this morning near North/Clybourn (FOX)
  • Damen Green Line work to begin this month 5 months after it was announced (Block Club)
  • Due to staffing shortages, the CTA has repeatedly suspended service on the Green Line (Tribune)
  • 2 injured when SUV driver crashes into house at 94th/Normal in Brainard (ABC)
  • Bond set for $40K for party bus driver who went on rampage in Lakeview, striking 13 vehicles (CBS)
  • Humboldt Park protesters clash with CHA over long-empty apartments (Block Club)
  • Street Love Ride to promote peace in North Lawndale takes place on 8/20 at St. Agatha Church, 3147 W. Douglas

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Today’s Headlines for Monday, August 8

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  • Girl, 14, waiting at 79th bus stop killed, 3 injured after Mercedes driver runs red, striking a Jeep (ABC)
  • Father dies days after wrong-way driver struck van he was driving in McHenry County, killing his family (NBC)
  • 17-year-old girl in critical condition after striking tree near Diversey/Ashland in Lakeview (CBS)
  • After Diuntel Moon, 29, fatally shot on Red Line Saturday at 79th, more police, K-9 patrols coming to CTA (ABC)
  • CPD releases footage of man pushing someone off platform Friday morning at IMD station (NBC)
  • Charges are pending against man who struck 13 cars while driving party bus in Lakeview (Sun-Times)
  • Chicago school bus driver. shortage leaves parents scrambling as first day approaches (Block Club)
  • Metra train derailed near Vermont St. in Blue Island Saturday morning, no reported injuries (FOX)
  • Feds say CP and KCS merger, opposed by Metra, wouldn’t have major environmental consequences (WTTW)
  • Chicago, Bike Grid Now! hosts a Bike Jam ride on Wednesday 8/10, 5:30 PM at BFF Bikes 2056 N. Damen
  • Segway Batman needs volunteers for event on Friday 8/12, 3-7 PM to highlight safety issues at Balbo/DLSD

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Today’s Headlines for Friday, August 5

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  • Sun-Times interviews man who fought back against 6 CTA robbers, reports violent transit crime is at a decade high
  • Contrary to initial reports, driver of South Bend Congressional rep Jackie Walorski’s SUV caused deadly crash (CBS)
  • Crystal Lake crash: Driver who plowed into home unable to communicate due to injuries, police say (ABC)
  • Letter: “Diesel CTA buses are making the climate worse.” No, they’re improving it. (Sun-Times)
  • Joliet’s Scott St. pedestrian tunnel will be closed for about a week for construction on transit center (WJOL)
  • Chicago’s Out Our Front Door cycling group discusses its efforts to make bike camping more inclusive (Block Club)
  • 47th Ward community bike ride with Ald. Matt Martin 6:30 tonight at Welles Park

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