Stopped Freight Train Blocked Hawthorn Woods Traffic For Hours MondayA federal law governing train crews was on a collision course with irate motorists Monday night, and motorists lost.
Community Helps Family Of Murdered Security GuardA south side funeral home and a church are helping to make Christmas a little brighter for the family of a security guard murdered last month.
Police: CN Railroad Security Guard Killed In Harvey Shooting IdentifiedPolice are searching for a man who shot and killed a Canadian National Railroad contracted security guard and stole two vehicles Saturday evening in south suburban Harvey.
Plainfield Trustee Angry Running Freight Train Left UnattendedA Plainfield trustee was blowing the whistle on a railroad practice in his village that he believes is unsafe.
Freight Train Derails In New LenoxThe cars that derailed remained upright, but one hit and damaged a locomotive that was stopped on the adjacent track.
Freight Train Derailment Halts Metra North Central ServiceA Canadian National Railway train derailed in Mundelein early Tuesday, blocking all other trains that use the same tracks, including Metra North Central Service -- which runs between Antioch and Union Station.
Report Slams Railway In Accident That Killed WomanA final report has been issued on a highly publicized train accident that killed a Chicago woman two years ago.
Huge Stone Falls From Train Embankment, Ruptures Gas LineA large piece of stone fell from a railroad embankment in the South Loop on Monday, rupturing a gas line and prompting the evacuation of a nearby coffee shop.
Family Settles Lawuits Over Fatal Train Derailment For $36MCanadian National Railway has agreed to pay more than $36 million to the family of a 44-year-old woman who was killed in a train derailment and explosion in Rockford two years ago.