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Roy's Furniture Demolition

Southbound Brown Line Bypasses Wellington, Diversey For Roy’s Furniture Demolition

Brown Line riders in Lincoln Park and South Lakeview will have to hoof it to Belmont or Fullerton Wednesday and Thursday, as the Chicago Transit Authority closes the two stops in between to accommodate the demolition of the charred remains of Roy’s Furniture Company.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

File Photo (Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Brown Line Reroutes To Affect Wellington, Diversey Stations

Loop-bound Brown Line trains will bypass the Wellington and Diversey stations Wednesday and Thursday because of a building demolition near the North Side “L” tracks.

06/05/2012

Granville Red Line Stop

CTA Construction Means More Delays, Station Closings

Construction work means delays and station closings for CTA ‘L’ riders in the Loop and at one north side Red Line station.

06/02/2012

Roy's Furniture Demolition

Remains Of Lincoln Park Furniture Store Come Down After Extra-Alarm Fire

Demolition crews are clearing away what is left of Roy’s Furniture Company in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, which was reduced to rubble by an extra-alarm fire Tuesday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2012

Chicago firefighters respond to an extra-alarm fire at Roy's Furniture at 2455 N. Sheffield Av. on May 29, 2012. (Photo courtesy: Tebitha Kulikowska)

Extra-Alarm Fire Burns At Furniture Store, Delays CTA Trains

CTA trains on the Red, Brown, and Purple Lines were shut down in the Lincoln Park neighborhood for nearly three hours Tuesday afternoon, after an extra-alarm fire broke out at a furniture store next to the ‘L’ tracks.

05/29/2012

A new Wal-Mart Express has opened in River North. (CBS)

Wal-Mart Express Opens In River North

A new Wal-Mart Express store opened in Chicago on Wednesday, this one on the North Side.

05/09/2012

(Credit: CBS)

Feds Target Construction Giant McHugh

Federal prosecutors have set their sights on one of the biggest fish ever, a huge and well-known construction firm with plenty of clout.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2012

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Red, Brown And Purple Line Trains Delayed Due To Track Walker

At the height of the morning rush Thursday, someone saw fit to walk around on the busy Red-Brown-Purple Line ‘L’ tracks near Fullerton Avenue and slow down the commute for everybody.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

File Photo (Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Vehicle Drives Onto Brown Line Tracks, Catches Fire

A vehicle drove onto Brown Line tracks, hit the third rail and caught fire Sunday morning, causing major delays.

01/01/2012

CTA 'L' Train (File Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Expect Slow Spots, Inconveniences On The ‘L’ System

Some commuters returning to work Tuesday after a four-day holiday weekend could see minor inconveniences on the CTA ‘L’ system.

WBBM Newsradio–12/27/2011

Photo Of Parking Lot (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Electric Car Chargers Coming to Kimball Brown Line Parking Lot

Electric car chargers will be coming to the parking lot for the Kimball Avenue CTA Brown Line terminal.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2011

File Photo (Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

CTA Trains Operating Normally After Man Fatally Struck

CTA Red and Brown Line trains are operating with delays after a man died when he was struck by a Brown Line train near the Wellington stop early Saturday.

12/10/2011

Verizon iPhone

‘L’ Train Passengers Help Catch iPhone Robber

Another passenger was robbed of an iPhone on the ‘L’ Wednesday, but this time, passengers stepped in and caught the suspect.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Passengers wait for a CTA L train. (Credit: Karen Rariden/CBS 2)

Power Problems Slow North Side ‘L’ Lines During Morning Rush

Power problems at two of the CTA’s busiest ‘L’ stops brought delays to three lines at the height of the morning rush Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2011

CTA 'L' Train (File Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA Rider: Reroute Loop Trains To Reduce Delays

If you’re tried of sitting in delays on the Loop ‘L,’ a fellow rider has a plan to speed things up.

WBBM Newsradio–09/05/2011

Many of the wooden planks at the Francisco station on the CTA's Brown Line are already rotting, two years after an overhaul that was supposed to last decades. (Credit: CBS)

Wood Already Rotting At New CTA Brown Line Platforms

Just a few years ago, the Chicago Transit Authority closed down numerous stations in succession for renovations. Now it turns out they might have to repair some of the newly-remodeled stations already.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2011

Prince Watson, Sally Katona-King

No Bond For Teen Charged In ‘L’ Stop Death

Bond was denied Thursday to a 17-year-old charged with killing a woman in March by pushing her down a flight of stairs at a CTA ‘L’ stop, after he had stolen another person’s iPhone.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2011

Brown Line Train

Brown Line Train Hits Vehicle, Service Halted On North Side

A Brown Line train struck a vehicle near the Francisco stop Tuesday afternoon and service was stopped on the North Side between the Belmont and Kimball stops as crews worked to clear the scene.

07/19/2011

CTA Brown Line Railroad Tie

Falling Railroad Tie From Brown Line Nearly Hit Pregnant Woman

A heavy railroad tie fell from a CTA “L” track in Lincoln Square last weekend and came close to crushing a car being driven by a pregnant Chicago woman.

CBS 2–06/29/2011

An elevated Chicago Transit Authority train (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Best Date Spots Off The “L”

The Chicago ‘L’ is the nation’s most romantic transit system. I must get stuck on the wrong train cars. Anyways, I’ve compiled a list of the best date spots near each of the five top mobile love shacks in Chicago. To your love!

06/13/2011

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