A west suburban man and teenager have been charged with shooting a passing train conductor with an air rifle and striking the conductor on Sunday.
The robber attacked and tried to rob one of the conductors either on Burlington Northern Santa Fe train No. 1268 or at the Western Avenue station.
A Metra passenger has been ordered to perform community service for spraying a conductor with dog repellent a train station in Wheaton last fall.
A man on a Metra train Monday night was only trying to ease his fears about a bad dream he had, but the note he passed to the train conductor was mistaken for a bomb threat.
An attack against a Metra conductor on a station platform late this afternoon caused police to be called and at least one train to be delayed.
The Chicago Symphony’s renowned music director Riccardo Muti is said to be resting comfortably at Northwestern Memorial Hospital after surgery Monday.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra conductor Riccardo Muti is set to undergo surgery Monday, after fainting during a rehearsal last week and suffering multiple facial and jaw fractures.