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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

CTA train. (CBS)

CTA Plans To Upgrade Wireless Service On Trains

The CTA says it plans to upgrade its wireless network so passengers can use their cell phones even in its subways and going through tunnels.

04/03/2013

Firefighters extinguish a fire on a CTA train caused when the train hit a tire on the tracks. (Credit: Fire Media Affairs)

Tire On Blue Line Tracks Starts Fire On Train, Causing Delays

A tire on the CTA Blue Line tracks on the Near West Side started a fire when it was struck by the lead car of an inbound train Saturday morning. The fire was quickly extinguished, no injuries were reported, but Blue Line train riders experienced delays for a few hours following the incident, as the fire was extinguished, the scene was cleaned up and the train removed.

03/30/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Robber Stabs His Accomplice During CTA Train Heist

Police say one of two robbers was accidentally stabbed by his partner as they tried to rob a man onboard a CTA Blue Line train early this morning.

01/23/2013

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

CTA Makes Repairs That Caused Delay On Blue Line

Trains on the CTA’s Blue Line are experiencing delays early Tuesday because of a “track condition” near the Harlem station.

01/22/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Body Found On Blue Line Subway Tracks Near LaSalle Station

Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found on a set of subway tracks along the Blue Line near the LaSalle Street station overnight.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

‘Dismembered’ Body Found On CTA Tracks

A body was discovered on the L train tracks near the LaSalle Blue Line station early Monday, police said.

01/14/2013

CTA Blue Line Delays Due To Track Issue Near Rosemont

Blue Line service is experiencing major delays due to a “track condition” near Rosemont.

11/27/2012

(Jed Jacobsohn/ Getty Images)

Man Rides Bike Down Ramp To Blue Line Stop, Ends Up On Tracks

A man decided to ride his bicycle down the ramp that leads to the platform at a CTA Blue Line stop, and he ended up on the tracks.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2012

Blue Line Fatal

Man Dies After Falling Onto Blue Line Tracks

A 28-year-old man is dead, after falling onto the tracks at the Forest Park Blue Line ‘L’ terminal Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

File Photo (Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Suspects Chased Over Blue Line Tracks, Across Ike

Two Chicago men suspected of armed robbery were arrested early Monday following a foot chase across the Blue Line train tracks and the Eisenhower Expressway, police said.

07/17/2012

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

Cops: Gunmen Forced Woman Off Blue Line, Sexually Assaulted Her

Chicago police are searching for two gunmen who forced a woman off a Blue Line train and sexually assaulted her just two blocks from a Logan Square neighborhood police station last month.

07/15/2012

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

Red, Blue Line Delays Expected This Week

Late night Red and Blue Line riders should allow extra travel time this week as construction is expected to cause minor delays.

05/28/2012

CTA Train Car

Blue Line Delayed After Reports Of Smoke In Subway

Reports of the smell of smoke delayed Blue Line service Friday evening.

04/26/2012

CTA train (CBS file)

Blue Line Trains Moving Again After Car Enters Tracks Near Rosemont

A vehicle somehow ended up on the CTA tracks near the Rosemont Blue Line station on Friday afternoon.

03/30/2012

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