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File photo of a Blue Line train.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

City Plans Four-Year, $500M Renovation Of Blue Line To O’Hare

On the heels of a major overhaul of the Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line, the CTA is planning a nearly half-billion-dollar upgrade of its second busiest train line: the Blue Line to O’Hare International Airport.

12/05/2013

The smashed CTA Blue Line train before it was removed from the tracks on Tuesday night. (Credit: Photo provided to CBS)

NTSB: Runaway Blue Line Train Was Powered Up, Had Damaged Wiring

Dozens of passengers riding in a westbound Blue Line train were injured Monday morning when the runaway train hit it.

10/04/2013

The smashed CTA Blue Line train before it was removed from the tracks on Tuesday night. (Credit: Photo provided to CBS)

CTA, Feds Ready To Rule Out Sabotage In ‘Ghost Train’ Crash

A CTA bulletin posted tonight in all train yards orders employees to isolate all defective cars and put chocks on all wheels to make sure they can’t move.

10/03/2013

CTA train. (CBS)

CTA Plans To Bring 4G Service To Subways

Riders will be able to easily update their Facebook status from deep underground on the CTA’s subways.

10/03/2013

The smashed CTA Blue Line train before it was removed from the tracks on Tuesday night. (Credit: Photo provided to CBS)

Passenger Hurt In Blue Line Train Crash Suing

A Blue Line passenger hurt when two CTA trains collided earlier this week filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the transit agency. It is the first such suit stemming from the crash.

10/02/2013

Two trains collided on the Blue Line. (CBS)

PHOTOS: Blue Line Train Removed; Service Resumes At Harlem Station

Service resumed at the Blue Line Harlem Station early Wednesday morning following a crash between two trains that left 33 injured earlier in the week.

10/02/2013

Workers assess the damage to the Blue Line cars. (Credit: Richard Wyatt/WBBM Newsradio)

NTSB Continues Probe Into Blue Line Crash Mystery

The federal government shutdown is not stopping the investigation into what caused that mysterious Blue Line crash in Forest Park.

10/01/2013

Two CTA Blue line trains collided on Monday morning near Harlem Avenue. (Credit: @pulchritudino/Twitter)

Rogue Train Causes Collision On Blue Line, Dozens Injured

Police are investigating the possibility that somebody hijacked a CTA train and sent it crashing into another train, causing dozens of injuries during the peak of rush hour on Monday.

09/30/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Man Critically Injured After Falling Onto Blue Line Tracks

he man fell onto the tracks about 4:30 p.m. at the Logan Square Blue Line station in the 2600 block of North Milwaukee.

09/26/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Service Restored After Blue Line Train Derails At O’Hare

Service has been restored after a CTA Blue Line train derailed Monday morning near the O’Hare station, according to the CTA’s website.

09/09/2013

Michael Applebee (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Biting Chicago Cop

A 33-year-old Chicago man bit a police officer and punched the cop in the head while exiting a CTA train.

08/19/2013

(Credit: caffentures.com)

Blue Line Coffee Crawl

For all the coffee lovers out there, there is a new kind of crawl, right up your alley (or Blue line in this case). Caffentures, has created the Blue Line Coffee crawl to give coffee loving professionals and casual drinkers alike the chance to learn more about the Logan Square/Wicker Park coffee scene. There are also crawls along the Red and Brown line for even more coffee tasting adventures.

08/16/2013

Chicago police make a robbery arrest near Van Buren Street in the Loop on Monday morning. (CBS)

Men Dressed As Women Busted During CTA Robbery

Chicago police arrested a group of male robbery suspects dressed as women on the Blue Line on Monday morning.

08/12/2013

A Blue Line train pulls up to the station.  (credit: CBS)

CTA Worker Attacked At Blue Line Subway Station

Police said a man was waiting for her outside the restroom, and attacked her as she exited the washroom to return to her booth.

08/08/2013

At The O'Hare Stop On The CTA Blue Line. (CTA File Photo)

O’Hare, Airline Employees To Get Free Rides On Blue Line For Now

As many as 3,000 airline employees and other workers at O’Hare International Airport will be able to board the CTA Blue Line free at the airport through July 12, as the transit agency scrambles to provide them with special fare cards.

07/04/2013

Members of the Guardian Angels were patrolling a landscaped path near the Montrose station on the CTA Blue Line on June 19, 2013, two days after a woman was sexually assaulted on the path. (Credit: CBS)

Guardian Angels Patrol Blue Line Stop Near Scene Of Sexual Assault

Members of the Guardian Angels were patrolling near a CTA Blue Line station on the Northwest Side on Wednesday, two days after a woman was sexually assaulted along a heavily-traveled walkway in the Mayfair neighborhood.

06/19/2013

CTA train. (CBS)

Fire Suspends Service On Blue Line

Service on the CTA’s Blue Line was suspended on Friday morning due to a small rubbish fire in the subway.

05/31/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Blue Line Service Resumes, After Body Found In Subway

Service was halted for nearly an hour Friday morning on a section of the CTA Blue Line, after a body was found under a grate in the subway.

05/03/2013

At The O'Hare Stop On The CTA Blue Line. (CTA File Photo)

Five Sickened By Diesel Fumes At O’Hare CTA Station

Five CTA employees got nauseous and were taken to a hospital Thursday morning following a minor diesel fuel spill at the O’Hare Blue Line station.

05/02/2013

At The O'Hare Stop On The CTA Blue Line. (CTA File Photo)

Man Reportedly Made Bomb Threat On Blue Line Train

A man who reportedly threatened to blow up a Blue Line CTA train was detained briefly on Tuesday morning.

04/16/2013

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