A CTA train. (CBS)

New Cermak-McCormick Place Green Line Station Opens Sunday

Just in time for next weekend’s Chicago Auto Show, the CTA is opening its new Cermak-McCormick Place Green Line station.


A CTA train. (CBS)

Red Line Riders Get Set For 5-Month Construction Project: ‘It’s Going To Be Crazy’

One set of CTA ‘L’ riders waved construction hassles goodbye Monday as another braced for the May 19 start of one of the largest reconstruction projects in CTA history.


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!


Mouse. (Photo Credit: PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)

Dollar Store Shut Down After Mouse Runs Past Inspectors

City inspectors watched a mouse run past them just before shutting down a dollar Pilsen store that had more than 350 mice droppings inside.


Coal-Fired Power Plant

Greenpeace Activists Arrested After Coal Smokestack Protest

Eight Greenpeace activists who rappelled under a Southwest Side bridge to prevent a coal barge from passing were arrested and charged with reckless conduct late Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2011