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A CTA bus came to a stop on the sidewalk after running a red light at Michigan Avenue and Lake Street, and striking two pedestrians and several cars. One woman died, and eight people were injured in the crash. (Credit: CBS)

CTA Plans To Boost Bus Driver Training In Wake Of Fatal Crash

The CTA has announced new guidelines for bus drivers, after a woman was killed when she was hit by a bus on Michigan Avenue last week.

06/12/2015

Aimee Coath (Source: Facebook)

Woman Killed In CTA Bus Crash; Driver Cited For Running Red Light

A CTA bus driver has been ticketed for running a red light Tuesday evening before striking two pedestrians and several cars downtown, killing a 51-year-old woman, and injuring at least eight other people.

06/03/2015

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Man Struck And Killed By CTA Bus In Canaryville

About 9:06 p.m., the 62-year-old was in the 4300 block of South Halsted Street when he “possibly tripped off the sidewalk” and was hit by a CTA bus traveling north, said police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines.

05/19/2015

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8 Injured In CTA Bus Crash On Near West Side

CTA spokesman Brian Steele said a car passed the bus and tried to make a right turn as the bus pulled away from the curb. Steele said there was minor damage to both vehicles.

02/12/2015

KeShon Newman, in white shirt, with his parents and dog, Chrissy. (Lisa Fielding)

Boy Hit By Bus Makes Miraculous Recovery

“Last thing I remember was walking out the door, walking my dog, then waking up in the hospital,” Keshon Newman says.

02/06/2015

A CTA bus approaches a stop. (CBS)

CTA Donates 30 Retired Buses To Downstate Transit Agencies

The CTA is in a holiday mood. It’s giving away buses.

12/14/2014

An extra-alarm fire in Lincoln Park (left) and a CTA bus fire on Lake Shore Drive (right) caused major delays for commuters Tuesday morning on the North Side, with service suspended on two CTA rail lines, and traffic at a standstill on southbound Lake Shore Drive for more than three hours. (Credit: Network Video Productions/CBS)

Lake Shore Drive Bus Fire, Lincoln Park Blaze Create Double Whammy For North Side Commuters

A bus fire on Lake Shore Drive and an extra-alarm fire in a vacant school building in Lincoln Park combined to create a nightmarish morning commute for many North Siders on Tuesday.

11/18/2014

A CTA bus caught fire in the southbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive near Division Street early Tuesday. (Credit: CBS)

CTA Bus Catches Fire On Lake Shore Drive

A #147/Outer Drive Express bus got a flat tire around 5:45 a.m. near Division Street. The bus pulled over, and soon after, passengers reported smoke in the back of the bus. The bus driver evacuated all passengers. The entire back half of the articulated bus was gutted by the fire.

11/18/2014

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Student’s Art Project Prompts Bomb Scare On South Side

A South Side intersection was shut down for nearly two hours Thursday morning while authorities responded to a suspicious object that turned out to be an art project.

11/06/2014

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22 Hurt When CTA Bus Hits Pole In Englewood

A CTA spokesperson said a #9/Ashland bus was heading south on Ashland Avenue around 8:45 a.m., when it struck a pole at 72nd Street.

10/10/2014

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CTA Bus Hits Parked Cars In Bronzeville

Seven people were taken to hospitals Thursday morning, after a CTA bus struck two parked cars in the Bronzeville neighborhood.

09/11/2014

A 71-year-old man loading groceries into his car was struck and killed by another vehicle involved in a crash with a CTA bus on Wednesday. Officials said five other people were taken to hospitals after a CTA bus stopped at Sheridan and Balmoral was hit by another vehicle, which also struck a few parked cars. (Credit: CBS)

Driver Questioned After Fatal Edgewater Crash

Police were questioning the driver of a car that plowed into several parked cars and a CTA bus in the Edgewater neighborhood on Wednesday, killing a 71-year-old man who was putting groceries in his trunk.

07/31/2014

A 71-year-old man loading groceries into his car was struck and killed by another vehicle involved in a crash with a CTA bus on Wednesday. Officials said five other people were taken to hospitals after a CTA bus stopped at Sheridan and Balmoral was hit by another vehicle, which also struck a few parked cars. (Credit: CBS)

One Dead, Three Hurt In Bus Crash In Edgewater

A man loading groceries into his car in Edgewater was killed late Wednesday morning, after his car was struck by another vehicle involved in a crash with a CTA bus.

07/30/2014

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Woman Grazed When Gun Goes Off On CTA Bus

Riders on a CTA bus got a bit of a scare Wednesday morning when a gun accidentally went off after a passenger picked up a small pistol he found on the bus.

06/25/2014

A CTA bus driver broke up a fight and kicked a rider off the bus. (Credit: Facebook)

WATCH: CTA Bus Driver Confiscates Gun, Kicks Rider Off Bus

A video posted on the Facebook page, “People of the CTA,” shows a bus driver confiscating a gun and kicking at least one person off his bus last week, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.

06/25/2014

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10 Hurt When Truck And CTA Bus Collide

Authorities said the truck crashed into the bus near the intersection of 79th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue shortly before 1 p.m.

05/16/2014

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Teen Shot In Englewood After Argument On CTA Bus

About 9:15 p.m., the teenager was shot after he was involved in an argument with another male on a CTA bus in the 5700 block of South Racine Avenue, police said.

05/13/2014

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Musician Suing CTA Over Damaged Viola

A judge has set a Feb. 18 trial date in a dispute between a musician and the CTA over a damaged viola.

01/24/2014

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8 Hurt When CTA Bus Makes Sudden Stop

Police said the bus driver hit his brakes to avoid a collision with a taxicab at Michigan Avenue and South Water Street around 8:45 a.m.

10/09/2013

A pickup truck was sideswiped by a CTA Bus near 15th Street and Western Avenue. on Aug. 30, 2013. Emergency crews had to clean up a diesel fuel spill from the crash. (Credit: CBS)

Six Hurt In Near West Side Bus Crash

Police said the crash happened at 10:20 a.m., near the intersection of 15th Street and Western Avenue. The bus was involved in a crash with a pickup truck and a semi-trailer truck.

08/30/2013

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