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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

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

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